Ellis Jones backs Bourne Free, Bournemouth’s Pride Festival

Colourful law firm Ellis Jones is sponsoring this weekend’s Pride festival in Bournemouth. The 14th annual Bourne Free LGBT event is held from Friday July 13 to Sunday July 15. It includes the popular Saturday parade – Dorset’s largest pride march – together with music, stalls, acts and other events. Ellis Jones is sponsoring the bandstand and the Lower Gardens … Read More

Howzat! Ellis Jones is new sponsor of Wimborne and Colehill CC

Wimborne and Colehill Cricket Club has been bowled over after securing a sponsorship deal with law firm Ellis Jones. All four teams, as well as 100 junior players, are wearing branded kit and the club hopes it is the start of a long association with the growing business. The deal also includes sponsorship of the club’s two grounds – The … Read More

Ellis Jones appoints property expert as new Partner

Regional law firm Ellis Jones has appointed the highly experienced Richard Tombs as a new Partner. The property expert has more than 30 years’ experience and is now based at Ellis Jones’ Canford Cliffs branch in Poole. He specialises in all aspects of commercial and residential property law including development and sales, leases, site acquisitions, landlord and tenant transactions and … Read More

Insolvency specialist predicts rise in business failures

An insolvency specialist is forecasting a rise in business failures across the South. Robert Bajaj, a consultant solicitor with regional law firm Ellis Jones, said that all the ingredients existed for “a perfect storm.” Speaking at an insolvency seminar in Southampton, Mr Bajaj highlighted a range of factors including: Static commercial property market Decline in High Street activity with the … Read More

Law firm appoints two former trainees as Partners

Two former trainees have been promoted to Partners at Ellis Jones Solicitors. Kate Brooks and Katie Taft bring the number of Partners at the regional law firm to 13 including six former trainees. Kate joined Ellis Jones in 2009 and was appointed an Associate five years ago. As well as the firm’s Head of Employment, and part of the Business … Read More

Law staff don wacky woollies for Christmas Jumper Day

Staff at Ellis Jones Solicitors sported some of their wackiest woollies for Christmas Jumper Day. Reindeer, Santas and Christmas puds were the order of the day as team members at the regional law firm donned their most colourful – and over the top – knitwear. “It’s the fifth year we’ve taken part and it’s certainly brightened up the office Some … Read More

Lettings agency doubles in size after acquiring competitor

A Bournemouth lettings agency has doubled in size after acquiring a competitor firm for an undisclosed sum. Foxes Sales & Lettings now has 600 managed properties on its books after purchasing Hearnes Lettings. It has also doubled its staff to 14 and added offices in Ferndown, Poole and Ringwood to its existing Bournemouth headquarters. Damon Robbins, joint owner of Foxes … Read More

Firm is first in region to offer range of same-sex legal services

A South Coast law firm has become the first in the region to offer a range of same-sex legal services. Ellis Jones Solicitors chose National Coming Out Day – Wednesday October 11 – to launch the new venture. Lawyers will offer help in many aspects of the law that directly relate to the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community. They … Read More

Denim rules as law firm supports Jeans for Genes Day

Staff at Ellis Jones Solicitors threw on their jeans when they took part in the annual ‘Jeans for Genes’ appeal. The regional law firm joined companies and organisations across the UK in encouraging staff to wear denim for the day. In return, donations were collected which will go towards funding pioneering research and vital support for children affected by genetic … Read More

Ringwood Carnival Queen begins countdown to 2017 event

New Ringwood Carnival Queen Morgan 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’m really looking forward to the carnival and especially the procession. It’s great to be a part of it,” said Morgan. It’s … Read More