Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Our COVID-19 Response team are uniquely positioned to understand the challenges businesses and individuals are facing at the moment. We can help you meet and overcome those challenges, until we are in more certain times.

Lead Contacts

Julian Outen

Julian Outen

Partner & Head of Employment

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Sohan Sidhu

Sohan Sidhu

Partner & Head of Immigration

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Protecting you against the economic emergency

We understand your concerns regarding the impact on the economy and the effects this global crisis will have. The legal implications are wide-ranging and complex, so, we are committed to helping you find a way through any crisis. Our COVID-19 Response team are able to advise you on your full range of options. Below the team provide latest insights and practical guidance to support you:


COVID-19 and Force Majeure

COVID-19 and Frustration

COVID-19 and Construction Contracts

Effects of COVID-19 on Construction Disputes

Coronavirus – Advice on Contractual Obligations

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

Endeavours Clauses


Agreed redundancy principles

Self-isolation – What are the new regulations which introduce legal requirements to self-isolate and how do they affect employers?

Carrying out Right to Work Checks: New COVID-19 Temporary Measures

Coronavirus Job Support Scheme

Can I make my staff have a COVID Vaccine?


Commercial Rent Recovery – What about a civil claim?

Start over what about turnover

The Coronavirus Act 2020

Coronavirus – Advice for Landlords and Tenants of Commercial Property

Business rates relief and other rates related measures – COVID-19

The Future of Section 21 Notices


How to have an amicable divorce

Domestic Abuse Reports Continue to Rise due to COVID-19 Pandemic

UK Immigration Update – COVID-19

Making or updating a will during the Coronavirus pandemic


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With COVID-19 dominating everyone’s lives and every country’s economy. Ellisons, as members of Alliott Global Alliance – a worldwide alliance of independent professional firms, are uniquely positioned with global connections and referrals to support clients and contacts around the world as developments unfold. Learn more about the Alliott Global Alliance here.

COVID-19: Update for clients


We are continuing to work and service your needs whilst adhering to government guidelines on social distancing in order to safeguard our clients, colleagues and the wider communities we serve. Our lawyers are well positioned to work remotely and if you need to contact any of the team directly you can do this by telephone or email.

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