Galexy member firms are working together everyday to provide clients with a first class cost effective service with all types of legal issues.


Prettys is a leading UK law firm providing first class legal advice for both business clients and private individuals and families.

With more than 80 staff based at two offices in easy reach of London, we act on behalf of both UK and international clients.

Our specialist teams have the capacity, skills and experience to advise on a wide range of commercial and personal law, combining our teams’ expertise where necessary to provide a comprehensive solution to meet your needs.

Our clients tell us that what really sets us apart from other law firms is the quality of service we give. From fully understanding your issue and being responsive and approachable through to providing practical advice and innovative solutions, we work hard to deliver the best outcome possible for you.

Underlining this, Prettys has been awarded the UK Law Society’s prestigious Lexcel quality mark for our commitment to providing effective practice management and excellent client care. We are also recognised by the top legal guides in the UK – the Legal 500 and Chambers.

Prettys is a long-standing member of the Galexy network and regularly undertakes work on behalf of and working alongside other Galexy members.

We look forward to helping you achieve your aims. Please contact us using the details below or, to find out more, visit



25 Elm Street

Tel. +441473 232121 (Ipswitch) and +441245 295295 (Chelmsford)
Fax +441473 230002 (Ipswitch) and +441245 295299 (Chelmsford)


Ian Waine (Senior Partner)
Peter Blake
Matthew Cole
Georgina Hall
Zoe Hodge
Kelly Sayers


English, French


• Buying and selling businesses
• Commercial agreements
• Finance
• Intellectual property
• Employee remuneration, benefits and tax
• International employment law, including rights and responsibilities of international employees
• Establishing a base in the UK, sponsorship, immigration and cross-border aspects
• Employment compliance services
• Buying, selling and leasing business properties
• Property development, investment and financing
• Dispute resolution services (court, mediation, adjudication, arbitration and regulatory)
• Saving failing businesses and insolvency
• Conflicts of law / jurisdictional challenges
• Brexit clauses

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Firms interested in joining Galexy must meet the criteria for membership. To be considered for membership a firm must have worked with at least one Galexy member and have shown itself to maintain the highest standards of professional conduct and expertise.

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