Our Story

Founded by Managing Director Tony Ashbolt in 2005, Connaught Corporate Solutions provides professional advisers, such as Accountants, Lawyers and Financial Advisers, with tax planning and wealth management solutions for use with their owner managed businesses and high net worth clients.

We believe that by working together we can simplify the many options clients have to legally save tax and protect their wealth. Tax planning does not have to be aggressive to be effective.

We are based in Guildford and pride ourselves in providing our clients with a high level of advice and service, utilising the leading solutions available in the market.


Meet the Team

Tony Ashbolt Founder & Managing Director. Based in Guildford.


Educated at the Royal Grammar School Guildford, from there Tony's 34 year career has been solely focused around Asset Protection, Wealth Creation, Tax Mitigation and Blood Line planning for the self employed, business owners and high net worth individuals.

Tony has two children Harry and Grace as a devoted father he enjoys being a 24/7 Taxi and never ending bank account, Tony is a life long Chelsea fan, fanatical fisherman and a reborn golfer having reluctantly retired from football.

Laurence Hopper - Estate Planning Consultant. Based in Southampton.

When out and about Laurence is often mistaken for Brad Pitt as they are of a similar age! In 1993 Laurence made the jump from precision engineering with British Aerospace into the world of Financial Planning. During his career in financial service he was introduced to Estate Planing and the Protection of Clients Assets by a colleague and since 2007 has solely focused on these areas.

Laurence enjoys the odd game of golf, plays the occasional game of 5-a-side football, plays badminton once a week and enjoys travelling to Cornwall to relax.

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