Ellie is a solicitor in the family department based in Liverpool, who joined the team at Weightmans in January 2013.

Ellie qualified in 2009 and has been practising family law exclusively since then. Ellie is equally at home with cases involving both the resolution of financial issues upon relationship breakdown and children matters. She has advised on a broad range of issues for both married and unmarried couples and adopts a sensitive yet robust approach to achieve the best outcome for her clients.

Recently, Ellie has successfully advised clients on a contested court application in respect of the choice of schooling for a child, and the dissolution of an unintentionally bigamous marriage.

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Insights Akhter v Khan and whether the English Court recognises Sharia Marriages: A shift in the accepted legal understanding of what constitutes a marriage, valid or void

In English law, a marriage can be valid, void, voidable or a “non-marriage”, where the ceremony falls so far outside the bounds of what would be…

Insights Silver Splitters and the empty nest

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I cannot thank Ellie enough for the level of support she provided when dealing with my case. Throughout all aspects of the case, Ellie demonstrated professionalism, honesty and empathy.

Anonymous client

I found Eleanor to be personal, professional and always felt her primary objective was to efficiently close out the matter and keep my finances as priority.

Anonymous client

I would like to thank you immensely for being so professional and straight to the point, I always felt you had my finances as your priority. I couldn't have asked for a better outcome and appreciate your effort.

Anonymous client

There were some days when I felt like I really didn’t know what was the best decision to make but you have always been completely open, honest, supportive and would approach it in an empathetic manner, allowing the right decision to be made.

Anonymous client
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