Ellisons Solicitors is once again delighted to have been recommended within the Chambers UK 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 five practice areas were recommended, along with seven lawyers, of which two were graded Band 1.

Ellisons received notable mentions within the following practice areas: Corporate & Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Property Litigation, Commercial Property, Personal Injury, Employment and Family.

Guy Longhurst [Senior Partner and Commercial Property Partner] is known principally for his transactional work in residential, commercial and mixed development sites. A client asserts that “he understands the brief, he’s certainly very bright, and very responsive,” adding: “I normally get a response from him within half an hour, even in the evenings.”

Philip Roberts [Commercial Property Partner] frequently assists clients with the acquisition and disposal of all types of property and development sites, with further activity in landlord and tenant work. Clients endorse him for his “strong all-round knowledge, experience, and understanding” and characterise him as “very responsive, positive, and proactive.”

According to a source, Lee Pearce [Head of Dispute Resolution] “is a sound lawyer who can be as tough as needs be but finds commercially sensible outcomes.” He leads the real estate litigation team and undertakes instructions from a wide range of clients, including private individuals, retailers and developers.

Interviewees say Julian Outen [Head of Employment] of Ellisons “is fantastic, especially when helping with written documents” and “is very well prepared and methodical.” He undertakes work on TUPE, boardroom disputes and a range of complex employment litigation.

Robert Gair [Head of Personal Injury] of Ellisons is described by market commentators as “extremely thorough and extremely knowledgeable” and “clear and concise in instructions and briefings.” He regularly acts on fatal accident, brain injury and industrial disease claims, as well as handling claims arising from RTAs and accidents at work.