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Meet the Team: Tim Polding

Posted on July 21st 2020

Our ‘Meet the Team’ articles aim to let you learn more about our staff, who are the foundations of Oliver & Co and our excellent client feedback and reviews.

Tim Polding is the head of our Commercial Law Department and has over 30 years of experience as a Corporate and Commercial Solicitor. From start-ups to established PLCs, Tim can advise on a range of business matters.

As a business owner, you need to ensure you choose the right solicitor for you and your business so we wanted to help you get to know Tim better.

Why did you want to become a solicitor?

I had a law degree and was interested in working not just for one company but with a variety of different businesses across many sectors.

Which areas of law did you train in?

I have always been a specialist corporate and commercial solicitor from day one as an articled clerk (trainee solicitor).

Why did you want to specialise in commercial law?

Working with owner managed and SME sized businesses as well as in the education and not for profit sectors gives me a real variety to my working day and an opportunity to make a real difference for my clients during a long term relationship.

How long have you been part of the Oliver & Co team?

11 years.

What sets Oliver & Co apart?

Friendly and supportive staff who are genuinely interested in helping people.

Oliver & Co prides themselves on great customer service. Can you describe a time you received amazing customer service?

We were lucky enough to stay at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on Waikiki Beach a good few years ago now and the customer service was unparalleled.

If you hadn’t become a solicitor, what would you have done?

Become an actor and / or a writer.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

Watching and playing sport (particularly football and cricket), watching and playing music, watching plays and films, reading.

How can we help?

Do you need legal advice? Click here to see a list of our services or contact us today on 01244 312306 for free initial advice.

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