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What our clients are saying
‘Ella is always thoroughly prepared and knows her case inside out. She is good on her feet and very easy to deal with. I always have great confidence when instructing her however difficult the case may be.’
Gavin Blackman, Partner, Edwards Duthie Shamash (2020)
‘Ella is extremely diligent and hardworking. Her preparation is forensic and thorough. She has a fantastic manner with clients and opponents. She is extremely approachable, trustworthy and any client could not have better or more caring representation’. Catriona Allan, Solicitor, Goodman Ray (2020)
‘Ella is a fantastic advocate who gets results. She is willing to go the extra mile to help clients (and her instructing solicitors!) and brings an excellent analytical mind to her cases’. Charlotte Image-Flower, Associate Solicitor, Family Law Group (2020)
‘Ella is hard working, thorough and thinks outside the box when required. She is always willing to go the extra mile to help those instructing her and Clients. She is always sympathetic and fair whether she is representing a local authority or parent.’ Wainwright Cummins LLP (2020)
‘Ella’s diligence in ensuring that every detail of this case was covered and no stone was left unturned was quite evident to me throughout the proceedings of this case. Ella is an excellent, articulate professional and her experience really showed’. Lay client (2020)
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 a number of specific issue applications, such as leave to remove permanently from the jurisdiction. She is increasingly instructed in respect of special guardianship applications.
Ella is recognised by instructing solicitors for her particular skill in dealing with 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.
University of Liverpool, Law (2004)
Law School: BVC, BPP Law School (2006)