Ellisons Solicitors celebrates another year of great results released this week within the Chambers and Partners 2020 directory.
Ellisons received notable mentions within seven practice areas: Corporate and Commercial, Immigration, Commercial Property, Commercial Litigation, Family, 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.
Seamus Clifford, Head of Business Services is noted for having extensive experience in corporate matters and is the firm’s head of business services. An impressed commentator notes: “He is a commercial guy and doesn’t take silly points.”
Offers an all-encompassing commercial immigration service to British-based companies seeking to hire foreign nationals and to overseas businesses wishing to establish themselves in the UK. The firm is also adept at advising individuals on private immigration matters. Aids employers in sponsor licence applications and with compliance issues.
Clients say Graeme Kirk ‘s “knowledge is unsurpassed in the industry,” with one noting him as “one of the best immigration lawyers I have dealt with.” He offers a wealth of experience in Tier 1 exceptional talent visa applications and nationality law, among other immigration-related issues.
Sohan Sidhu represents clients in a litany of business and personal immigration cases. He is sought out for his ability to handle complex matters and is also praised for his “empathy and professionalism.”
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.
Guy Longhurst is highlighted as an experienced real estate practitioner, having acted on a number of freehold agreements, property acquisitions and secured lending work. He is the firm’s managing partner.
Philip Roberts offers great depth of experience in real estate transactions, having represented a range of clients including investment funds. He is sought after by clients to advise on investment sites, property portfolios, development agreements and leasing arrangements.
Robust representation of commercial and private clients in landlord and tenant disputes. Also noted for boundary, adverse possession and village green litigation. Broad practice includes disputes involving residential leases, freehold properties and development contract concerns. Active practice advising public sector clients, including government bodies, regarding property disputes.
Lee Pearce offers experience in a range of contentious property matters, including landlord and tenant disputes and professional negligence claims. His client base includes public sector bodies, landlords and house builders.
Nicola Coates is described as “a pleasure to work with” by market sources. She is experienced in acting for clients on matrimonial finance matters, including those involving property and land assets.
Julian Outen advises on all manner of employment matters, including litigation, TUPE transfers and boardroom disputes.
Robert Gair represents clients in a variety of claims including RTAs, workplace injuries and fatal accidents. He is praised for being “very good technically.”
Graeme Wallington, Partner within the Dispute Resolution department is ranked in the guide as a Recognised Practitioner.