Ellisons Solicitors is once again delighted to have been recommended within the Legal 500 directory.

The recommendations reflect the hard work from Ellisons’ team of excellent lawyers, who continue to strive to put the needs of their clients first and gain long lasting relationships.

In total 11 practice areas were recommended, along with seven lawyers.

The results of this year’s Legal 500 come at an exciting period for the firm as they celebrate 250 years in practice. The firm was also extremely pleased to open a new office in Ipswich this summer, bringing the total number of offices to five. Recruitment has also been high on the agenda, with multiple new recruits within every department.

Ellisons received notable mentions within the following practice areas: Wills, Trusts and Probate, Agriculture and Estates, Corporate & Commercial, Personal Injury, Employment, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Property, Family and Property Litigation.

Graeme Wallington’s Commercial Litigation team was recommended this year: his team has ‘‘acted for the Defence Infrastructure Organisation for a number of years regarding possessions of property licensed to army personnel. Jayne Scott and Lee Pearce are also recommended.’’

Jayne Scott, Head of Employment, ‘‘provides a comprehensive range of services to employers and employees.’’ Julian Outen, the latest partner to join our Employment team, was also recommended for his work within the East Anglia region.

Ellisons Solicitors ‘‘has recently handled a number of complex matters involving financial provision following divorce. Nicola Coates is recommended.’’

‘‘With a strong local presence, the firms ‘excellent’ commercial property team handles work for commercial developers and other local businesses. Guy Longhurst has expertise in retail letting, and is noted for his ‘excellent knowledge’.’’

The year has also been highly successful for the firms other departments, including; Residential Property, Licensing and Insurance Litigation. All have recruited new solicitors, trainees and paralegals, which is reflected in the number of new clients the firm has gained over the last 12 months.