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

[email protected]

01206 764477

9am – 5.30pm, Monday – Friday

Trusted Lawyers and Solicitors in Colchester for centuries

We are not just one of the oldest law firms in Colchester but in the whole of the Eastern 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 recently opened our third office in Colchester. The new ‘The Bath House’ building is located on the former Le Cateau Barracks site, adjacent to Butt Road. More details of this office can be found here.

Whatever your legal needs, our team can help; from personal services such as family law, Wills, Trusts, probate and conveyancing, right through to corporate law, agricultural and commercial property, and much more. Contact us today to speak to our experts.

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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 Group, an international alliance of accountants and lawyers – giving Ellisons a unique position with global connections and referrals from international legal and financial advisors.

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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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Latest news from Colchester

14th January 2021

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Get in touch

Please fill out the form and we will be in touch about your enquiry. You can also pop into our office to arrange an appointment and speak face to face with one of the team.

For conveyancing enquiries, you can request a quote from the team here.

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