Eleanor Mitten

Year of call:

2018

Education:

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)

Career:

2018-2019 - Paralegal at DWF LLP, Leeds

2019 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers

2020 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers

Appointments:

2020 - Level 1 Prosecutor

Awards:

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 Defences, Draft Orders 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 small claims hearings, Stage 3 hearings and interim applications. She accepts instructions to act in Fast Track matters, including on conditional fee agreements in appropriate cases.

Ellie also has particular experience in credit hire litigation, assisted by a thorough understanding of the case law in this area. She delivered a seminar on credit hire remotely over the lockdown period.

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.

Contact Ellie’s clerks

Business Development Clerk – Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 202 8609

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Sonia Kainth on 0113 213 5207