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Expertise
Ella practises across the field of personal injury, including in cross border claims. She has significant trial experience and her adept handling of fraudulent and exaggerated personal injury claims is recognised by Chambers and Partners. Ella is regularly instructed by local authorities in claims involving complex duty of care issues. She also has experience bringing and defending claims involving chronic pain and traumatic brain injury.

Ella also acts for claimants and defendants in a wide range of clinical negligence claims. She acts as junior counsel in high value and complex claims, and is trusted to handle substantial claims without a leader. Recent cases have concerned delayed diagnosis of cancer, injuries at birth, missed orthopaedic diagnosis, failure to obtain informed consent, colorectal surgery, urology, cosmetic surgery and chronic pain.

Ella has a special interest in, and experience of, civil actions against the police including claims for false imprisonment and malicious prosecution. She has also advised in relation to police misconduct proceedings, human rights claims and data protection issues.
Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 Rankings
Chambers and Partners 2021

Motor Insurance Fraud - Up and Coming 

Enjoys a solid reputation for her adept handling of fraudulent and exaggerated personal injury claims. Her advocacy consistently achieves findings of fundamental dishonesty and awarding of costs against both claimants and solicitors.
"She is very passionate, approachable and thorough, and works to create excellent relationships with solicitors and lay clients. Key is her willingness to understand clients' objectives, and she goes above and beyond to achieve outstanding results." "Her pleadings are impressive."
Recent work: Acted for UK Insurance Ltd in a claim for injury arising out of an alleged RTA. Following cross-examination, both claimants were found to have given dishonest accounts of their alleged injuries. The claims were dismissed and found to be fundamentally dishonest.
Awards

  • Inner Temple Major Scholarship

  • Winner Inner Temple Lawson Moot

  • Hertford College Scholarship

Memberships

  • Personal Injuries Bar Association

  • Professional Negligence Bar Association

  • Free Representation Unit

  • Travel & Tourism Lawyers Association


 
Education

  • University of Oxford: History with Modern Languages (French)

  • Nottingham Law School: BPTC - Outstanding, GDL - Distinction

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