Solicitors in Colchester


Our head office on Head Street, in the centre of Colchester, is where we have been based since opening our doors in 1764.

Over the years, our team of Solicitors and Lawyers has grown on the reputation for delivering the highest quality of client service to both individuals and businesses alike. As we have expanded across Essex, Suffolk and London, we have built international connections and are proud to be one of the fastest growing full-service law firms in the East of England.


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Headgate Court
Head Street

01206 764477

9am – 5.30pm, Monday – Friday

Trusted Lawyers and Solicitors in Colchester for centuries

As one of the oldest firms in the region, our enduring legacy is due to our exceptional levels of client service, allowing us to maintain longstanding relationships with clients throughout family generations.

We have two offices in Colchester.  The Bath House office is located on the former Le Cateau Barracks site, adjacent to Butt Road. More details of this office can be found here.

If Colchester is not convenient for you, our team are happy to meet you at any one of our other offices in: IpswichBury St EdmundsChelmsfordFrinton-on-Sea or London.

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Our services

We offer legal services on a range of issues, both commercial and personal, as well as independent financial advice and international business.

For you and your family

We offer a range of tailored services to suit your needs, including Wills, Trusts and Probate, Residential Property, Personal Injury, Employment and Dispute Resolution.

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For your Business

Our expert team can advise on all business related needs to help make running your business much easier.

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You may be wishing to employ foreign nationals, or maybe you’re a foreign business or entrepreneur wishing to set up in the United Kingdom? No matter the situation, we’ll provide an unmatched service.

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Financial Planning

Whether you are preparing an exit strategy from your business, selling a property or simply wish to identify the best way to invest this year’s ISA allowance – we are here to help.

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We are a member of the Alliott Global Alliance, an international alliance of accountants and lawyers – giving Ellisons a unique position with global connections and insights.

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London consultation office

We offer a central London office for optional client meetings.

Find us here: 1 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 4LZ

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