Ella is a trainee solicitor in the firm’s Cardiff office. Ella joined the firm in 2019 as a Paralegal in the Property Dispute Resolution team before commencing her training contract in 2021.
During Ella’s time as a Paralegal, Ella assisted in all aspects of Property Dispute work, including Landlord and Tenant issues, disputes involving breach of contract, property boundaries, and dilapidations, and possession proceedings.
In Ella’s first training contract seat in the Commercial Dispute Resolution department, she assisted the team on all aspects of commercial dispute resolution work, including contract, director and shareholder disputes, insolvency matters, debt recovery and public law issues.
Ella’s second seat was with the Private Client team, where she assisted both with Wills and Estate Planning, and Probate work.
Ella’s third seat is back within the Property Litigation department, with a particular focus on contentious probate work. This includes dealing with disputes between executors/trustees and beneficiaries; challenges to the validity of Wills; issuing and defending claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975; and disputes relating to trusts.
Ella graduated from Cardiff University with a Law degree in 2018 before completing the LPC, also at Cardiff University, in 2019. Ella also has a masters degree (LLM) in Legal Practice.