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

Double success for law firm with Lexcel and CQS

Ellis Jones Solicitors is celebrating a double success. The regional law firm has been awarded the coveted Lexcel quality mark for the 16th year running. Lexcel is the Law Society’s legal practice quality mark for practice management and client care. It is only awarded to law firms who provide the highest level of client care and business management standards. Ellis Jones … 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

Champagne launch as law firm opens new Christchurch office

A legal team which has successfully recovered more than £55 million for victims of financial mis-selling has expanded into new offices in Christchurch. Ellis Jones Solicitors launched its banking and financial litigation department in 2012, originally to handle cases involving the mis-selling of interest rate hedge products. The department, which has grown to 14 including solicitors and paralegals, now acts … Read More

Law firm hails addition of new Partner and team as ‘a coup’

Ellis Jones Solicitors has bolstered its Wills, Trusts and Probate department with the appointment of new partner Carla Brown and her team. Carla, who becomes Ellis Jones’ fifth female partner – out of 15 – has rejoined as Head of Wills, Trusts & Probate, having worked for the firm previously between 2005 and 2009. She brings with her Louise Sutton, … 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

New BDLS President to focus on promoting youth talent

The new President of Bournemouth & District Law Society (BDLS) says promoting young talent will be the main focus of his year in office. Nigel Smith, Managing Partner of Dorset and New Forest law firm Ellis Jones Solicitors, was elected at the annual meeting, held at Bournemouth’s Carlton Hotel. The new Senior Vice President is Edward Holmes of Forest Edge … Read More