Ellisons Solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Seeley to its expanding and highly-regarded Dispute Resolution team.

Ian has over 10 years experience of representing developers, main contractors, sub-contractors, consultants and home owners across all types of construction-related disputes, and advising upon dispute avoidance tactics, with dispute values ranging from 10,000 to over 2 million. He is familiar with all major standard-form construction contracts, including JCT and NEC, and draws upon his extensive experience of resolving disputes through negotiation, expert determination, mediation, adjudication, arbitration and court litigation.

Additionally Ian has over 20 years’ experience in regulatory law, advising and representing corporate and individual clients in all manner of regulatory investigations and prosecutions by the police, HSE, Environment Agency, Natural England, local authorities, the Gangmaster Licensing Authority and others.

Lee Pearce, Partner at Ellisons and Head of the firms Dispute Resolution team said: “We are delighted to welcome Ian to Ellisons, further strengthening and expanding our recognised and excellent Dispute Resolution team, bringing extensive experience and expertise in the niche areas of construction and associated regulatory compliance.”

Commenting on his appointment, Ian Seeley said: “Ellisons is a thriving firm which has an excellent reputation in dispute resolution. I am delighted to be joining the team at such an exciting time of growth.”

Ian is a member of the Forum for the Built Environment (FBE), the leading independent built environment professional organisation with over 1,000 members nationwide; and a member of the Society of Construction Law.