Barrister

Ella Shaw

Ella Shaw

Call 2006

ella.shaw@4bc.co.uk

020 7832 3200

Expertise

In care proceedings Ella represents local authorities, parents, other family members, interveners and Children’s Guardians.  Ella’s practice includes cases involving non-accidental injuries, sexual abuse, cases involving immigration issues and placement outside the jurisdiction. Ella has considerable experience in secure accommodation orders (SEOs), adoption applications including inter-country adoptions and proceedings in the Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC).

Ella is experienced in matters involving Child Arrangement Orders, including enforcement and committal proceedings.  Ella has also acted in respect of a number of specific issue applications, such as leave to remove permanently from the jurisdiction.  Ella is increasingly instructed in respect of special guardianship applications.


Ella has been recognised (as commended) by solicitors for her particular skill and handling of both vulnerable and young clients.

Ella has also been highly commended by members of the judiciary for her Skeleton Arguments in respect of the application of Brussels II Revised in public law proceedings.

Ella was the runner up in the Bracewell Essay Prize (Family Law Bar Association) 2009.

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Education

University:
University of Liverpool, Law (2004)

Law School:
BVC, BPP Law School (2006)

Memberships

FLBA
Middle Temple