Eleanor Mitten

Year of call:



2016 - The University of Sheffield, BSc (Hons) Psychology - First Class

2017 - The University of Sheffield, Graduate Diploma in Law - Distinction

2018 - The University of Law - Leeds, BPTC LLM - Distinction (Very Competent)


2018-2019 - Paralegal at DWF LLP, Leeds

2019 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers

2020 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers


2020 - Level 1 Prosecutor

2021 - Level 2 Prosecutor

2023 - Level 3 Prosecutor


2017 - 1st place, University of Sheffield Plea in Mitigation Competition

2018 - Ranked 1st, BPTC Student Advocacy Competition Qualifying (University of Law, Leeds) 2nd place, KBW Criminal Law Moot National Finalist, Featherstone LGBT Moot

Thomas More Bursary – Lincoln’s Inn

Prior to commencing pupillage, Ellie worked as a paralegal in the Catastrophic Personal Injury team at DWF. She regularly assisted with drafting pleadings and letters of advice to insurer clients on complex and high value cases. She therefore has a strong understanding of key concepts in personal injury litigation.

Ellie frequently acts for both Claimants and Defendants in Fast Track and small claims hearings, Stage 3 hearings and interim applications. She is happy to work on conditional fee agreements in appropriate cases.

Ellie has a wealth of experience in credit hire litigation, assisted by a thorough understanding of the case law in this area.

Ellie accepts instructions to draft pleadings and advices on liability and quantum, and can assist at all stages of a claim’s life cycle. She can work to a short deadline if required.