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Ellisons Solicitors once again rated in the Chambers & Partners Guide

11 November 2018

Ellisons received notable mentions within eight practice areas: Corporate and Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Property Litigation, Commercial Property, Personal Injury, Employment, Family and Insolvency in the 2018 Chambers & Partners legal directory.

The recommendations reflect the team’s hard work and commitment to ensure the needs of their clients are always put first. A summary of some of the commentary of our teams from the guide below.

Corporate and Commercial
Seamus Clifford, Head of Business Services is ranked in the guide, and noted for handling a range of corporate matters, including M&A, shareholder agreements and restructurings. A client enthuses that "he truly is an extension of our business and makes himself available 24/7."

Real Estate
Guy Longhurst, Managing Partner is noted for assisting a range of clients with the acquisition and disposal of residential, commercial and mixed-use development sites. Sources consider him to be "practical, knowledgeable and dedicated."

Philip Roberts, Head of Commercial Property is highlighted for his considerable experience in representing developers and investors on acquisitions, disposals and investments, principally in relation to residential developments. Clients remark: "He provides excellent advice and is able to swiftly and accurately identify key issues and follow this with appropriate recommendations."

Family/Matrimonial
Nicola Coates, Head of Family stands out for her "commitment to her clients," as well as being "a really nice person to work with." She specialises in divorce proceedings involving complex financial issues and also advises on prenuptial and cohabitation agreements.

Employment
Julian Outen, Head of Employment is described by clients as "He's really helpful - he understands what I'm asking for and his advice is very clear."

Personal Injury
Robert Gair, Head of Personal Injury is described as "the perfect mix of compassion and professionalism." His practice encompasses workplace injuries, RTAs and fatal accidents.

Real Estate Litigation
Lee Pearce, Head of Dispute Resolution is praised in the guide with one client noting "He replied to any contact from me very quickly and I was confident with his handling of the matter. He has a very calm and reassuring manner." Lee acts for a range of house builders, landlords, public sector bodies and private individuals covering issues such as terminal dilapidations, recovery of service charges and professional negligence.

Recognised Practitioners
Scott PorterPartner within the Insolvency department and Graeme Wallington, Partner within the Dispute Resolution department are both also ranked in the guide as Recognised Practitioners.

The full rankings can be viewed here.