Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Ellisons’ Business Rescue Experts 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 Business Rescue Experts 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

Does social distancing or the two-metre rule have force of law?

Coronavirus – Advice on Contractual Obligations

COVID-19 – The Impact on Commercial Property Transactions

Protecting your business against the economic emergency caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus: Government support for Businesses paying sick pay to employees

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation


CJRS – FAQ Updates

The New Flexible Furlough Guidance

Redundancy – the selection process

What happens next? – returning to the workplace after ‘lockdown’

Coronavirus and Employment Law – FAQs For Employers

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Update

Coronavirus update for UK Employers

Sick Pay, SSP and COVID-19

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) – CJRS

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

COVID-19: Managing the return to work

Employment Law update: What else is happening this month?


Start over what about turnover

The Coronavirus Act 2020

Coronavirus considerations for residential landlords

Coronavirus – Advice for Landlords and Tenants of Commercial Property

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

The Rights of Tenants

Signing and verifying property deeds just got easier with ‘Mercury signatures’

UK Government proposes further measures to curb landlords ‘aggressive’ rent collection strategies


In these extraordinary times we recognise how difficult it is to find time to do everything, let alone seek legal 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.

Increase in Divorce Rates due to COVID-19 Outbreak

Separation, Divorce and Finances amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

UK Immigration Update – COVID-19

Family Law Lockdown

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Advice for UK Visa Applicants

Making or updating a will during the Coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19 Update for UK Temporary Residents

Ellisons Solicitors provides reassurance on impact of COVID-19 on housing market

Rise in Domestic Abuse Reports Linked to COVID-19 Outbreak

Family law advice during COVID-19

The effect of the COVID-19 outbreak on Contact Arrangements for Separated Parents

Beneficial ownership of the family home


Read the latest updates here.


With COVID-19 dominating everyone’s lives and every country’s economy. Ellisons, as members of Alliott Group are uniquely positioned with global connections and referrals to support clients and contacts around the world as developments unfold.

Our colleagues will be able to provide free information to you on how to access the various government COVID-19 relief packages implemented in their countries to help organisations continue operating during this unprecedented time.

Visit the alliance’s Global Resources Centre here



We are delighted to announce that our Colchester office has been reopened, and we look forward to welcoming you back safely into our offices.

Across our other offices, the teams continue to work remotely, and remain contactable by telephone and email.

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

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


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