Catherine Ellis

Call: 2003

Email: cellis@3djb.co.uk

 



Catherine has a mixed civil and family practice, with her civil emphasis being in housing and property disputes, social welfare and personal injury. Catherine prides herself on her common sense approach to her cases, but is also known for her people skills and ability to understand her clients' needs. Catherine has delivered training in social welfare law to local authorities.

Catherine is qualified to accept instructions under the Bar Council Public Access scheme.

 

Reported Cases

G .v. G [2006] EWCA Civ 1670 (Appeal against sentence following committal - 12 months excessive, reduced to 8. Judge had erred by failing to allow Counsel to mitigate.)


Degree/University

LLB (Sheffield)

 

Scholarships/awards/prizes

Harmsworth Scholar, Middle Temple

 

Areas of Practice

Civil

Housing and Real Property

Court of Protection and Mental Capacity Act

Social Welfare

Personal Injury

Contract and Commercial Disputes

Employment

Harassment and Neighbour Disputes

Family

Trusts of land

Financial remedies on divorce

Children Act (private law)

Care proceedingsCommittal

 

Outside Interests

Music, theatre and cooking

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