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Lee Pearce
Partner, Chartered Legal Executive
Colchester office
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Lee Pearce

Partner, Chartered Legal Executive


Lee joined Ellisons in 1994 and acts for a wide range of clients including property investment companies, portfolio owners, property owners, occupiers and individuals. He has extensive experience in all forms of commercial and residential property and landlord & tenant disputes including lease renewals, disrepair claims, possession claims, covenant breaches, and insolvency related issues. Lee has a wealth of experience of higher court and county court litigation, tribunals, adjudications, and alternative dispute resolution including mediation and expert determination.

Lee is a member of the Property Litigation Association, a professional association of property litigation specialists.

Praise for Lee : 

"Lee Pearce has helped us to resolve a number of property related disputes. His no nonsense, clear and reliable advice coupled with his understanding of our requirements as a modern housing association has ensured the best possible outcomes for us on each occasion."

Mark Powell Davies, Chief Executive at Colne Housing Society 

"Lee Pearce at Ellisons is singled out for particular praise with regard to his management and conduct of complex, high value litigation. He combines ferocious attention to detail with a clear understanding of the strategic and commercial aspects of a case, and he knows when and how to develop and present witness evidence, or to involve other professionals – such as surveyors or counsel – to best effect."

Joseph, Barrister

"Thank you for all your help in the past, and should I need any help in future I will contact you without hesitation."


"The way you managed and marshalled all the detail at every stage was fantastic"


Chambers and Partners UK 2018: Lee Pearce 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. One client remarks: "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."

Areas of Specialism

  • Property disputes including contractual issues, covenant breaches, trespass and nuisance
  • Commercial and residential landlord and tenant including lease renewals, disrepair, possession claims, covenant breaches, occupation disputes, rental recovery and insolvency related issues
  • Property related professional negligence

Outside the Office

When time permits Lee follows rugby, and he is a lover of food, cooking, and wine.