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

Lasting Powers of Attorney thrown into spotlight by Kate Garraway

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

Leading insolvency specialist joins Ellis Jones Solicitors

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

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