Ellis Jones Solicitors trusts in new Partner

A highly experienced lawyer who specialises in inheritance planning for farmers and landowners has joined Ellis Jones Solicitors as a Partner. Chris Pemberton, who is a recommended lawyer in Legal 500 guide for 2021, has been welcomed into the regional law firm’s Wills, Trusts and Probate team. His extensive experience also includes advice about trusts for people with learning difficulties … Read More

Ellen warns of horse trading in equine market

An equine lawyer who has been riding since the age of five has warned of a rising number of disputes as horse sales boom in lockdown. Ellen Shipton, of regional law firm Ellis Jones Solicitors, said that mis-selling appears to be increasing whether through genuine misunderstandings or deliberate targeting of buyers. Now she has urged anyone buying, selling or involved … Read More

Leading lights step up at Ellis Jones Solicitors

Regional law firm Ellis Jones Solicitors has strengthened the ranks of its senior team in a double promotion boost. Caroline Palacio, who is Head of Insolvency and Business Recovery, has stepped up to Senior Associate from Associate. Maria Evans, whose areas of expertise include Dispute Resolution, Insolvency and Regulatory law, has become an Associate just three years after qualifying as … Read More

Regional solicitors look ahead as lockdown takes hold

Regional law firm Ellis Jones Solicitors has urged businesses to anticipate employment issues before they arise in the face of a lengthy coronavirus lockdown. Partner and head of employment Kate Brooks has highlighted key points to consider amid calls for tougher restrictions as the Covid crisis deepens. This includes employees being able to take unpaid time off on an unlimited … Read More

Ringwood Carnival Queen begins countdown to 2019 event

New Ringwood Carnival Queen Tierney Long has officially fired the starting pistol for this year’s event. The 16-year-old began a busy few weeks by attending a photocall with key sponsor Ellis Jones Solicitors at its Monmouth Court office. “I have always loved the carnival and always look forward to it each year. As Queen I hope to inspire and to … Read More

Criminal lawyers team up again at Ellis Jones

Watch out – the boys are back in town! Specialist criminal solicitor Ian Daly has teamed up with former boss Jonathan Morrissey at regional law law firm Ellis Jones. The duo have more than 60 years’ experience in the defence of criminal charges between them. Ian qualified as a solicitor in 1989 and has always undertaken and specialised in criminal … Read More

Record sum raised as law firm marks Royal Ascot Ladies Day

A charity event celebrating Royal Ascot Ladies Day raised a record amount of money for Forest Holme Hospice. More than 40 local business women donned their finest hats for the fifth annual event to be organised by Ellis Jones Solicitors at Lake Yard, Poole. Partners Lauren Day and Kate Brooks joined other female staff from the firm as well as … Read More

Life Education thanks Ellis Jones for “invaluable support”

A charity which provides health, wellbeing and drug prevention education to thousands of school children across the region has publicly thanked a Dorset law firm for its support. Life Education Wessex works with children aged three to eleven, parents and teachers to improve the health and wellbeing of the young as well as helping then to avoid risky behaviours that … Read More

Cracking donation as law firm organises ‘egg bank’ for hospice

A children’s hospice is on course for a cracking Easter thanks to the generosity of a Dorset law firm. Staff at Ellis Jones Solicitors have donated more than 40 chocolate Easter eggs to Julia’s House. The charity provides practical and emotional support for families caring for a child with a life-limiting or life-threatening illness. Ellis Jones’ offices in Bournemouth, Canford Cliffs, … Read More

Mock employment tribunal launches new Poole HR Forum

Courtroom drama came to Dorset when a mock employment tribunal was staged at Bournemouth & Poole College. Ellis Jones Solicitors organised the ‘trial’ as part of a new Poole HR (Human Resources) Forum with Rubicon Recruitment Group. The mock tribunal centred on an imaginary case and featured specialist barristers from 3PB, one of the UK’s oldest and fourth largest chambers. … Read More