Regional law firm Ellis Jones Solicitors has warned that the ‘heart-breaking’ plight of TV presenter Kate Garraway has hammered home the importance of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA). Kate has spoken on Good Morning Britain of her difficulties in managing her husband Derek’s affairs without an LPA in his year-long battle against Covid. She also highlighted their struggle in a … Read More
Regional law firm Ellis Jones Solicitors has recruited a top specialist in his field as a Covid ‘insolvency tsunami’ threatens to land. It has welcomed highly experienced Damon Watt as a Senior Associate in its growing insolvency and business recovery team. Ellis Jones is a full-service law firm with more than 140 staff and 17 Partners. It has offices in … Read More
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
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 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
A leading supplier of drones is warning people that new laws coming into effect from January mean they might not be able to legally fly their Christmas presents. The rules mean pilots will need to complete a certificate of competency to allow them to fly a drone weighing more than 250g in most locations. With drones a big seller this … Read More
Innovative businesses in the South and South-West are being encouraged by PKF Francis Clark to apply for grants to fast-track technological solutions.
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.