Litigation and Personal Dispute Resolution Solicitors in Chelmsford

Personal disputes can cause a lot of disharmony in your everyday life and sometimes escalate to the point where you require legal advice. Our Personal Dispute Resolution Solicitors in Chelmsford provide bespoke guidance for any issue in order to achieve a positive outcome for our clients.

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Lee Pearce

Lee Pearce

Partner, Legal Executive & Head of Dispute Resolution

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Our Litigation Solicitors working for you to bring about resolution

When disputes get out of control, often the only resolution can be litigation. Our Dispute Resolution team has vast experience in securing positive results in tribunals and court proceedings but wherever possible will always attempt to resolve any disagreements before this point.

To achieve a positive resolution without the need for litigation, we can support you with mediation, arbitration, adjudication, or expert determination.

Contact our specialist Dispute Resolution Solicitors today, whichever stage you currently find yourself at in the process, and we will endeavour to help.

Meet our Litigation Solicitors in Chelmsford

Having worked at Ellisons since 1994, Lee Pearce has built up considerable experience in various aspects of commercial and residential property resolution, working with a broad range of clients in personal dispute resolution. Lee’s areas of specialism include landlord and tenant disputes around lease renewals, disrepair claims, possession claims, covenant breaches, and insolvency related issues. Lee also brings a wealth of knowledge in contractual issues and property related professional negligence. Highly experienced in the arena of higher court and county court litigation, tribunals and adjudications, Lee is a member of the Property Litigation Association, a professional association of property litigation specialists, and has an excellent reputation for his skills in alternative dispute resolution including expert determination and mediation.

Joe has been a Property Litigation Solicitor at Ellisons since 2014 and was promoted to Partner in 2020. With more than 10 years of experience in varying areas of legal work within commercial and residential property, Joe has a network of clients that include numerous portfolio owners, property investment companies and individuals. Joe has a history of representing these clients in court proceedings, with particular specialism in residential block management services, commercial estate management, claims to recover possession of property from trespassers and recovery of unpaid sums from tenants. As 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, Joe is at the cutting edge of the latest issues within the sector of Property Litigation.


Pragmatic and Practical advice

Our team is large enough to provide our clients with a full range of expert advice upon all aspects of commercial property, whilst remaining small enough to provide a personal service to our clients, many of whom have enjoyed using our services for many years. With specialists in property matters, dispute resolution, funding, planning and commercial agreements, we offer a fully integrated service to our clients. Our aim is to work in partnership with our clients and their professional advisers, in order to achieve our clients’ goals and to seek solutions where others may only see problems. We offer pragmatic and practical advice, with a view to ensuring that our clients are able to take well informed commercial decisions. We believe that it is this philosophy that has led to the continued growth of the team and a record of client retention that we are very
proud of.

Our clients include residential and commercial developers, individual and corporate investors, charities, financial institutions, public authorities and trading business, purchasing or leasing premises for their own use.




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