Ellie specialises in advising clients on a full range of family law matters, she is known for her ability to combine her compassion, empathy and approachability with a robustness which helps her achieve the best outcome possible for her clients – both financially and emotionally. She has built up a brilliant reputation as her client feedback will testify.
Ellie has experience across a variety of areas of family law including but not limited to:
- Divorce and Civil Partnership Dissolution
- Financial Settlements on Divorce and Civil Partnership Dissolution
- Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
- Financial disputes between unmarried couples / property disputes
- Cohabitation Agreements
- Children Act matters – including ‘residence’ and ‘contact’ and relocation.
- Non-Molestation and Occupation Orders
Ellie also has experience in dealing with complex financial remedy cases involving high net worth individuals and family businesses.
Ellie is a member of Resolution – a national group of family lawyers whose aim is to resolve disputes in a conciliatory fashion.
Having joined Leathes Prior as a Trainee Solicitor in September 2019 via the firm’s Vacation Scheme, Ellie qualified into the firm's Family Team in September 2021. Ellie graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2017 where she studied Law and Criminology, spending a year of her degree at the University of Tasmania in Australia. Ellie studied the LPC at BBP University in Cambridge on a part-time basis whilst completing her training with us
In her spare time Ellie enjoys keeping fit (it is her mission to complete a marathon in the next few years), Country music, paddle boarding (weather permitting), travelling, and eating out with her family and friends.