The Colchester Community Group (CCG) was pleased to host guests on Wednesday 27th April at the Lancaster Ferrari & Maserati Colchester Showrooms, in order to celebrate the rich business community Colchester benefits from.

Lee Pearce and Phil Roberts at Ellisons networking event

From left to right: Lee Pearce at Ellisons, Phil Roberts at Ellisons, Richard Miall at Richard Jackson, Ewan Dodds at Whybrow, Tom Wint at Potter Raper Partnership, Sharon Hedden at HSBC

The event was hosted by Whybrow, Ellisons Solicitors, CBHC, HSBC, Lark Insurance, Potter Raper and Richard Jackson Ltd. Being the 3rd largest event in 2 years that the CCG have held, the network attracts business men and woman from a range of industries from solicitors, freight forwarders, universities, investors, banks, accountants to name but a few.

Now in its’ 2nd year, the group invited clients and contacts from the local area to a unique networking opportunity at the Lancaster Ferrari & Maserati Colchester on Ipswich Road. The attendees also enjoyed an informative presentation by the venue on their latest models.

DP World, Crown House, University of Essex were some of many businesses who attended the niche networking event which attracted 80 plus. With champagne flowing and surrounded by high powered cars, this event was a great success. The CCG Group would like to thank the staff at the venue and all who came.

Ewan Dodds, CEO of Whybrow added “This fabulous event reinforced how strong our business community is in the East, how well and collaboratively we can work together when we have the opportunity and what great clients we have between us. Everyone came away beaming at the networking they did, the fantastic cars on display and the depth of knowledge and hospitality of the Ferrari and Maserati staff who gave up their valuable time in the evening!”

Whybrow's Ewan Dodds at networking event

Ewan Dodds at Whybrow doing a welcome speech.


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• Ellisons Solicitors is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority SRA Number 49336

• Ellisons Solicitors is one of East Anglia’s oldest established legal practices. The firm celebrated 250 years in 2014.

• The Firm acts effectively for a whole range of businesses and individual clients to protect their assets, build their businesses and resolve disputes.

• There are now 18 partners

• The Firm has offices in Colchester, Clacton-on-Sea, Frinton -on-Sea, Dovercourt, Harwich and Ipswich.

• Ellisons has recently launched Ellisons Financial Planning.

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