Irwin Mitchell Advises JLL On Merger With W. A. Ellis Significant Transaction for JLL’s Residential Business 02.10.2014 David Shirt, Press Officer | 0161 838 3094 National law firm Irwin Mitchell has advised global real estate advisory firm JLL on its merger with W. A. Ellis. W. A. Ellis is an established leader in the prime London market operating since 1868 with a particular focus in Knightsbridge, Chelsea and Belgravia re-sale, lettings, property management and valuation. Following the announcement, W. A. Ellis will become part of the JLL group that will see offices and employees integrating with immediate effect but will continue to operate under the established W. A. Ellis brand for a period of time. Guy Grainger, JLL Chief Executive Officer for the UK said: “The obvious strategic and cultural fit between the residential business at JLL and W. A. Ellis makes this a logical and attractive proposition for both firms. We are marrying a well-established and highly respected agency business with a global platform and this is a decision that fits with our wider strategy, making it a sensible and forward-thinking partnership for all involved”. Lucy Morton, Senior Partner at W.A.Ellis said: “We see this as the coming together of two great companies who are culturally aligned and fully believe both will benefit from the partnership. Combining our second-to-none knowledge of this market with JLL’s global platform will ensure we are leaders in prime sales, lettings and investment for the benefit of all clients and staff.” Edward Persse, Corporate Partner at Irwin Mitchell, London, said: Press contact David Shirt BLS PR Manager 0161 838 3094 Email David Tags Services for Businesses Corporate Ed Persse Related articles 20.02.2017Financial Conduct Authority And Prudential Regulation Authority Publish Decision Making Changes 15.02.2017Cocoon Aims To Secure £2.5m For Latest Expansion Drive 14.02.2017Serious Fraud Office - The Big Funding Debate 14.02.2017Inflation Rises As UK Feels Effect Of Weak Pound Post-Brexit Vote 10.02.2017Today's Court Of Appeal Ruling To Have Impact on Uber And Other Firms In 'The Gig Economy'