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 four practice areas were recommended, along with nine lawyers, of which six were graded Band 1.

The results of this year’s Chambers UK 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: Corporate Commercial, Family, Commercial Property, Property Litigation, Employment, Family and Personal Injury.

For Commercial Property: ‘‘Guy Longhurst is acclaimed for his balanced approach and capacity for “dealing with things speedily and on a very clear and concise basis.” Commentators appreciate his business awareness, adding that he “enables us to make decisions based on the commercial elements and necessities of the transaction.” He handles a broad range of property matters for both commercial and residential developers.

Described as “excellent – responsive, knowledgeable,” Philip Roberts has broad experience in commercial property matters including social housing and landlord and tenant work. He is highlighted for his attentiveness to client needs and his firm grasp of the most technical issues.

The highly experienced Peter Powell is praised by clients for maintaining his calm, level-headed approach in difficult negotiations. Sources note his ability to “identify where the priorities and issues are.” His experience includes commercial conveyancing and environmental matters.

The “tenacious and goal-oriented” Lee Pearce [Property Litigation] wins a wealth of positive feedback from a range of sources. “He is incredibly thorough, covers every angle and is able to identify all the possible issues that might crop up,” notes one satisfied source. His broad range of clients includes national and regional retailers, leading developers, and the University of Cambridge.