Ellisons Solicitors is once again delighted to have been recommended within the Chambers UK directory. The firm has received notable mentions within the following practice areas:

Corporate and Commercial, Immigration, Commercial Property, Commercial Litigation, Employment and Personal Injury.

COMMENTARY FROM CHAMBERS BELOW:

CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL

Broad-based corporate practice capable of handling a variety of M&A and corporate finance matters. Offers additional expertise in corporate governance, insolvency and intellectual property transactions. Demonstrates particular experience working with owner-managed businesses from a range of industries. Also offers cross-border capabilities.

“They are approachable and just get things done.”

Notable practitioners: Seamus Clifford, Head of Business Services is noted for his strong expertise in commercial matters. Clients benefit from his experience in corporate finance, M&A and joint ventures.

IMMIGRATION

Offers an all-encompassing commercial immigration service to overseas businesses, including US companies, wishing to establish themselves in the UK. The firm is adept at advising individuals on private immigration matters. Aids employers in sponsor licence applications and with compliance issues. Has significant experience acting for entrepreneurs in Tier 1 visa extensions and applications.

“The team is very professional, approachable and knowledgeable.”

Notable practitioners: Graeme Kirk is head of the immigration department. He offers a wealth of experience in exceptional talent visa applications and sponsor licence applications, among other immigration-related issues. “He is one of the most knowledgeable people in the immigration field in the country.” “He is pragmatic in his approach.”

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

Experienced across the full range of real estate work, the team advises on commercial and residential disposals and acquisitions, developments, and a variety of lease work and option agreements. Called upon to assist a diverse roster of clients, including house builders and financial institutions. Notable practice in secured lending work, providing targeted advice to borrowers. Also acts for local authorities.

Notable practitioners: Guy Longhurst is an experienced practitioner advising on secured lending, commercial property leases and development site transactions.

Philip Roberts advises on the acquisition and disposal of commercial property and development sites. He also acts on lease agreements.

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION

Robust representation of commercial and private clients in landlord and tenant disputes. Also noted for boundary, adverse possession and village green litigation as well as insolvency-related matters. Broad practice includes disputes involving residential leases, freehold properties and development contract concerns.

Notable practitioners: Lee Pearce

EMPLOYMENT

Julian Outen Head of Employment is noted for his experience advising clients on an array of employment matters. A commentator remarks: “Julian is a good lawyer. He is very pragmatic, very calm in his approach and he’s sensible.”

PERSONAL INJURY: CLAIMANT

Robert Gair represents clients in a variety of claims including those involving RTAs, workplace injuries and fatal accidents. He is also able to handle public liability issues.

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