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Expertise
Ella is a thorough, commercially sensitive and approachable advocate.

Ella accepts instructions in all Chambers’ areas of expertise, with particular experience in road traffic accident (including fraud and credit hire), employers’ and occupiers’ liability, Highways Act and travel claims. She regularly advises local authorities, police forces, tour operators and NHS Trusts.

She has a growing medical negligence practice and has advised in cases involving injuries at birth and the application of Montgomery to cosmetic procedures. Ella is regularly instructed to draft pleadings in cases raising issues of failure to diagnose, poor surgical technique and failure to obtain informed consent. Recently she was instructed in a clinical negligence case involving allegations under the Human Rights Act.

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.

Ella has experience of accidents abroad, holiday sickness claims and breach of contract claims against travel agents.

Ella is always keen to ensure cost savings for clients, and has extensive expertise in relation to QOCS, fixed costs, cost budgeting and securing findings of fundamental dishonesty.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Ella worked for the Free Representation Unit representing clients in the Employment Tribunal as well as in CICA and Social Security appeals. She appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal and successfully represented the claimant in a four day pregnancy discrimination claim.
Education

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

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

Awards

  • Inner Temple Major Scholarship

  • Winner Inner Temple Lawson Moot

  • Hertford College Scholarship

Memberships

  • Personal Injuries Bar Association

  • Professional Negligence Bar Association

  • British Insurance Law Association

  • Free Representation Unit

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