Business Dispute Resolution Solicitors in Essex and Suffolk


Our team of Dispute Resolution Solicitors are committed to working with our clients across Essex, Suffolk and London to settle disputes as efficiently and effectively as possible. To achieve this, we provide commercial, pragmatic and strategic advice tailored to meet our clients’ needs and objectives.

Lead Contacts

Lee Pearce

Lee Pearce

Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution

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Graham Wallington

Graeme Wallington

Partner, Solicitor

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Achieve a positive resolution with the help of our business dispute solicitors

We will support you in avoiding disputes where possible, but if litigation is unavoidable our expert team of Business Dispute Solicitors will help you achieve a positive resolution.

Where appropriate we consider with our clients early resolution through alternative dispute resolution, which might involve mediation, arbitration, adjudication, or expert determination.

When proceedings cannot be avoided our expert team offers extensive experience in all forums including courts and tribunals, and has a proven track record of success in litigation and the management of commercial disputes.

We have specialist lawyers across a wide range of dispute types who will always attempt early dispute resolution wherever possible.

Get to know our Personal Dispute Resolution Solicitors in Essex

Lee Pearce has been at Ellisons since 1994, working with a varied range of clients within the area of personal dispute resolution. With considerable experience in all forms of commercial and residential property resolution, including landlord and tenant disputes around lease renewals, disrepair claims, possession claims, covenant breaches and insolvency related issues, Lee also specialises in contractual issues and property related professional negligence. As a member of the Property Litigation Association, a professional association of property litigation specialists, Lee’s career has seen him gain in-depth knowledge of higher court and county court litigation, tribunals and adjudications, as well as alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and expert determination.

Working alongside Lee is Partner, Joe Brightman. Joe joined the Property Ligitation team in 2014 and was promoted to Partner in 2020. Joeworks with numerous clients including portfolio owners and property investment companies as well as individuals. Over the last decade, Joe has gained experience in all aspects of contentious commercial and residential property issues and landlord and tenant disputes, frequently attending court for a variety of hearings. His specific areas of specialism include residential block management services, commercial estate management, claims to recover possession of property from trespassers and recovery of unpaid sums from tenants. Joe is a member of both the Property Litigation Association, a professional association of property litigation specialists, and the Building Safety Team, which advises freeholders, block managers, leaseholders and construction professionals about building and fire safety issues, including issues arising from the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.


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If you have any enquiries please contact any one of our specialist team who would be pleased to advise you on your options. You can also contact your lawyer individually from ‘Our People’ using the link below.

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