About Us





Ellisons Solicitors is a top 200 UK firm, and one of the region’s oldest, most established and fastest growing firms.

With a team of almost 250 colleagues, including 28 partners – the firm has six offices located across Essex and Suffolk, alongside an office in London: Colchester, Chelmsford, Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Tendring (Clacton-on-Sea and Frinton-on-Sea).

Our History Timeline


Our longevity is attributed to our tradition of proactive, friendly and highly-personalised client service. Also fundamental to this exceptional resilience is our commitment to developing long term relationships with clients, and willingness to change and evolve to meet and exceed the demands of clients.

We pride ourselves in having high percentage of clients with a life-long relationship with the firm. Client relationships span several generations over long periods of time. We also continue to attract a diverse mixture of new clients and this is the fuel to our rapid growth of services and teams.

Although rooted locally, Ellisons has a growing international presence aided by membership of the Alliott Global Alliance (a worldwide alliance of professional firms). Ellisons client service offering is broadened by this membership and by the establishment of Ellisons Financial Planning, enabling Ellisons to refer clients to a trusted network of professionals providing an integrated service.

Our People



8th March 2021

International Women’s Day – Bethan Williams

From Trainee to Associate Solicitor, Bethan Williams discusses her career progression at Ellisons this International Women’s Day.  I attended the

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International Women’s Day – Lisa Dawson

This International Women’s Day, Partner & Head of Family, Lisa Dawson, discusses what shaped her as a lawyer, challenges she’s

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5th March 2021

Business Interruption Policies

Business Interruption Policies continue to be a topic for debate in the courts as the recent decision in Rockliffe Hall

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