Regional law firm Ellis Jones has promoted Katy Sewell to Associate Solicitor. Katy joined the firm, which has six offices across the south coast in Bournemouth, Canford Cliffs (Poole), Christchurch, Ringwood, Swanage and Wimborne as well as London, in 2017. A member of the Wills, Trusts and Probate team, Katy studied law and did her Law Practice Course (LPC) at … Read More
Staff at Ellis Jones Solicitors have thrown on their threads for the annual ‘Jeans for Genes’ appeal. The regional law firm has joined companies and organisations across the UK encouraging employees to don denim for the fundraiser. Proceeds are in aid of pioneering research and vital support for the 500,000 children nationwide affected by genetic disorders. Managing Partner Nigel Smith, … Read More
Businesses looking to attract and retain millennials should focus on similarities rather than differences. Generational change experts provided insights into Generation Y, the demographic cohort name given to millennials aged 20 to 34, at the fifth annual Solent Thought Leadership conference by property consultancy Vail Williams LLP.
A Portsmouth-based specialist in UK immigration law has expanded to deal with a growing caseload as Brexit looms. Based at Portsmouth Technopole, GBS UK Immigration provides reliable fixed-fee UK immigration advice and the company is regulated by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC).
Fundraisers from Ellis Jones Solicitors were game for a laugh with a host of activities for this year’s Comic Relief. They joined in a dress down day, sold red noses throughout their offices, held a bake sale and took part in special red nose riddle competition. Staff from the regional law firm also raised a smile with a contest to … Read More
A Dorset law firm has celebrated International Women’s Day by revealing that three quarters of its staff – and a third of its partners – are female. Ellis Jones Solicitors says the figures are the highest in its history and demonstrate its ‘total commitment’ to gender equality. Kate Brooks, Partner and Head of Employment/HR Services, said: “Law is traditionally seen … Read More
Blanchards Bailey scooped the coveted Law Firm of the Year title in a hat-trick of wins at the 2019 Dorset Legal Awards
An expanding law firm in the South has acquired a hybrid pool car so staff can travel from its new headquarters to other offices with a greener conscience. Eric Robinson Solicitors has been supplied with a new Toyota Yaris Hybrid by Snows Motor Group, which has a Toyota dealership less than a mile away.
Staff from a Dorset law firm Ellis Jones went the extra mile for children’s hospice Julia’s House
A fast-growing law firm challenging the traditional way legal services are supplied to businesses and entrepreneurs has staged a thank you event with a difference for clients. Southampton-based Hybrid Legal took over the popular Dancing Man Brewery at the medieval Wool House on the city’s Town Quay for an informal beer tasting event. Hybrid Legal, founded nearly five years ago … Read More
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