Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Ellisons’ COVID-19 Response team are uniquely positioned to understand the challenges businesses and individuals are facing at the moment. We can help you to protect your business against the economic emergency until we are in more certain times.

Lead Contacts

Seamus Clifford

Partner, Solicitor

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Julian Outen

Partner, Solicitor

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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

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

COVID-19 and Construction Contracts

Coronavirus – Advice on Contractual Obligations

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation


Furlough and SSP – Latest Developments

Redundancy – the selection process

Coronavirus and Employment Law – FAQs For Employers

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


Eviction and your obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic

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


In these extraordinary times we recognise how difficult it is to find time to do everything, let alone seek expert advice. This is especially the case where you are living with your partner or spouse and are considering separating, or have your children with you during the day.

Our Family experts are now offering flexible telephone appointments to meet your personal needs, whether that is in the evenings, early mornings or weekends as well as our usual office hours. Find out more here.

The Effect of the ‘Rule of Six’ on Contact Arrangements

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


Read the latest updates here.


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: An update for clients


We are delighted to announce that all our offices are now open, and we look forward to welcoming you back safely.

If you need to contact any of the team directly you can do this by telephone or email.

To contact our Business Rescue Experts directly email us at [email protected] 

More information on how we are addressing the risks can be found here.


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If you have any enquiries for the COVID-19 Response team, please complete the form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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