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Philip Roberts
Partner, Solicitor
Head of Commercial Property
Colchester office
DL 01206 719642
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Philip Roberts

Partner, Solicitor

Head of Commercial Property


Philip joined Ellisons in 2004 before qualifying as a solicitor in 2006 and joining the Commercial Property Department. Philip was made a partner in 2012 and has worked on a wide variety of commercial property transactions as well as working with the corporate and commercial department when commercial property advice is required.

Client Feedback

“Philip efficiently assisted throughout the project helping simplify complex legal issues and provide proactive commercial advice throughout, enabling the project to conclude without delay.”

Cllr Graham Butland, Leader of Braintree District Council

Chambers and Partners UK 2018: Philip Roberts has 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."

Legal 500 2018: The commercial property team at Ellisons Solicitors is renowned for realising transactions involving plots of land, as well as advising investors and engaging in secured lending work. Philip Roberts is named as a Next Generation Lawyer

Areas of Specialism

  • Acquisition and disposal of all types of Commercial Property
  • Acquisition of sites for Social Housing.
  • Disposal and acquisition of potential Development Sites
  • Contracts conditional on Planning Permission
  • All types of Commercial Property Leases acting for tenants and Institutional Landlords

Outside the Office

Philip enjoys golf, football, and snowboarding.