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Ellie Crowther

Trainee Solicitor

Public Law and Human Rights

Ellie is a trainee solicitor in our Public Law and Human Rights team.

Ellie assists with a wide range of cases including judicial review challenges against public authorities, appeals in the SEND Tribunal, exclusion appeals, admission appeals and disputes with independent schools. She also assists with community care matters concerning vulnerable children and young adults.

Ellie is currently assisting with Court of Protection work, involving issues relating to care, residence, contact and deprivation of liberty. She works on cases where we are instructed by the Official Solicitor to represent ‘P’, family members and litigation friends.

Ellie has volunteered with the Citizens Advice Bureau, and has also volunteered at a local women’s centre, making welfare calls to survivors of domestic abuse.

Education and career

  • Ellie graduated with a 2:1 in History from the University of Birmingham in 2019.
  • Ellie completed her GDL with distinction in 2020 and went on to complete her LPC with a Master’s in Professional Legal Practice with distinction in 2021.
  • Prior to joining Bindmans, Ellie worked as a legal assistant in a Family Law department of a high street law firm.
  • Ellie joined Bindmans in 2022 as an administrative assistant in the Public Law and Human Rights department.
  • She became a paralegal in 2023, and became a trainee solicitor in 2024.