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Ellis Jones Solicitors wins acclaim in Legal 500

By Karolina Skinner
13 October 2021

Regional law firm Ellis Jones Solicitors has won a recognition in The Legal 500 guide for 2022.

The influential directory of the UK’s top solicitors has endorsed the company’s services and individual lawyers in multiple categories.

With more than 160 staff and 19 Partners, Ellis Jones has offices in Bournemouth, Canford Cliffs (Poole), Ringwood, Swanage, and Wimborne as well as London.

The firm was rated for its excellence in Business Services, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Property, Contentious Trusts and Probate, Employment, Family and Private Client work including Wills, Trusts and Probate. 

Commercial Litigation – including Dispute Resolution, Banking and Finance, Insolvency, IP, and Defamation Dispute – was placed in the Tier 1 rating.  

Lauren Day, Head of Dispute Resolution, was named as one of just four Leading Individuals in the whole of Dorset, Devon, and Cornwall.

Katie Taft was individually recognised as a Next Generation Partner in the Family section.

Other solicitors mentioned in the Legal 500 included Head of Employment/HR Services Kate Brooks, Partner Matthew Clake, Associate Solicitor Maria Evans, Joint Heads of Family Deborah Leask and Sean McNally, Head of Insolvency and Business Recovery Caroline Palacio, and Senior Associate Solicitor Victoria Riddleston.

The Legal 500 is described as the leading guide to law firms and solicitors in the UK. 

Rankings are based on in-depth market research, client feedback, and multipleinterviews.

Pictured: Managing Partner Nigel Smith, front centre, with some of the Ellis Jones team.