Elis Phillips

Corporate & Private Equity

Elis is a Solicitor in our Corporate & Private Equity team. He completed his training contract with a reputable Swansea firm; his final training contract seat was in the Corporate and Commercial team into which he qualified in June 2022.

Elis, a first language Welsh speaker, studied his LLB degree at Nottingham Trent University and subsequently his LPC/LLM at Swansea University.

Elis has experience in acting on a wide range of corporate advisory and transactional matters, as well as advising on a variety of commercial contracts. Some examples of recent work include acting on numerous share sales and acquisitions, management buy outs, asset disposals and purchases, corporate restructures, share buy backs, allotments, drafting shareholders agreements and articles of association, and a breadth of other corporate advisory issues relating to the Companies Act.

  • The share sale of a south Wales based surveying and property management practice.
  • Advising a Welsh law firm on a buy back of shares from an outgoing shareholder.
  • Advising a newly established builders’ merchant on the preparation of a shareholders agreement and articles of association, in conjunction with secured loan documents.
  • Advising a meat and hides processor on the allotment of further shares to its existing shareholders.
  • Share sales and acquisitions
  • Management buy outs
  • Asset disposals and purchases
  • Corporate restructures
  • Sare buy backs
  • Drafting shareholders agreements
  • Articles of association


  • Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (Sep 2023 – present)
  • Solicitor, Douglas-Jones Mercer Solicitors, (Jun 2022 – Sep 2023)
  • Trainee Solicitor, Douglas-Jones Mercer Solicitors, (Dec 2020 – Jun 2022)
  • Litigation Executive, Slater and Gordon Lawyers (UK), (Mar 2017 – Dec 2020)
  • Paralegal, Blake Morgan LLP, (Oct 2014 – Mar 2017)


  • Swansea University: LPC/LLM (2018 – 2020)
  • Nottingham Trent University: LLB (2011 – 2014)

Memberships / Trustee positions

  • The Law Society of England and Wales


  • Welsh