Private Client

30th April 2020

Making or updating a will during the Coronavirus pandemic

1. Can people still make or update their will during the Coronavirus pandemic? How can a solicitor help? People certainly can still make or update their will during…

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1st April 2020

Ellisons Solicitors announces merger with Blocks Solicitors

Ellisons Solicitors is pleased to be announcing a merger with Ipswich-based law firm, Blocks Solicitors. The merger which came into effect on 1st April 2020, will see Ellisons…

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3rd October 2019

Ellisons Solicitors’ commitment to client service propels the firm in this year’s Legal 500

We have received a raft of recommendations in this year’s Legal 500, including the highly-regarded Tier 1 ranking for our immigration and commercial property departments. The firm received…

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20th August 2019

A guide to Inheritance Tax (‘IHT’) planning

From April 2017 there are further improvements for individuals in the context of Inheritance Tax (‘IHT’) planning. IHT is a tax charged on an individual’s death at a…

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19th February 2019

Probate Fees set to rise

Following a recent government announcement many families will pay more in probate fees starting from April 2019. Currently, bereaved families pay a flat fee of £155.00 if they…

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31st October 2018

McKenzie Friend

A recent case of a couple relying upon incorrect advice given by a McKenzie friend in a family court proceeding has emphasised the risk of relying on unqualified…

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1st August 2018

Ellisons first Will Week in September 2018

Get peace of mind knowing that you have a professionally drafted Will which will ensure your estate is dealt with in accordance with your wishes. From the 24th-28th…

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19th February 2018

Secured Settlement – Personal Injury Claim!

Sarah Dawes, Solicitor in the Claimant Personal Injury Department in our Ipswich Office has recently secured an offer of just over 130k for personal injuries and losses suffered…

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13th December 2017

Marriage and Wills

Considering entering the brave world of a new marriage? If so, bear in mind that any existing Will becomes invalid. This leaves you without a Will and the…

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11th December 2017

Inheritance and the Common Law spouse. Fact or fiction?

Are you cohabiting with a long term partner? If so, it is important to know that from an inheritance perspective a “Common law spouse” doesn’t exist and is…

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