What can Ellen do for you?
Ellen is a senior associate in our family team. She specialises in financial arrangements following relationship breakdown for married and unmarried couples. She has also developed particular expertise in complex and intractable private children cases encompassing allegations of physical and emotional abuse, parental alienation and domestic and international relocation applications.
Supporting your ambitions
Ellen is motivated, energetic and highly organised. She is committed to understanding each individual client and works hard to use her knowledge and personality to secure the best possible outcomes for them.
Ellen has significant experience of both litigation and negotiation, including:
- acting in a successful change of school application where the child had special educational needs
- negotiating a favourable financial outcome for a client following a challenge to a post-nuptial agreement
- advising a father in the High Court in international child relocation proceedings
- advising a client with severe health difficulties in financial proceedings involving significant non-disclosure
What do others say?
“You have always gone above and beyond the call of duty to be there for me and I’ll be forever grateful”.
“Ellen made me feel empowered at a time when I would otherwise have felt lost”.
Ellen was shortlisted for the Rising Star Award at the Resolution Awards 2022.
What else should you know?
Ellen truly cares about community, supporting her fellow family lawyers and lawyers of the future. She is Co-Chair of the National Committee of YRes (the junior branch of Resolution). She delivers workshops on family law to aspiring lawyers of school age and volunteers with legal charities.
Ellen is an accomplished cellist, saxophonist and singer (though not all at once!)