Ellie joined Chambers in September 2013, after completing a Business Management degree. She became Executive Civil Clerk in July 2017 and is responsible for the day to day management of the Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Dispute Resolution and Cost teams.
Her primary responsibilities include practice management of Members of Chambers, fee negotiation and diary management of over 50 Members. Ellie also undertakes more business development initiatives with her senior colleagues.
Ellie is also the principal Clerk for Chambers growing Alternative Dispute Resolution team.
Ellie has undertaken the Bar Council direct access training course for clerks and is happy to assist with any enquiries. She is a qualified member of the Institute of Barristers Clerks and regularly attends seminars and lectures to keep up to date with the industry’s ever changing structure.
Away from Chambers, Ellie’s interests are travelling, cooking and socialising with friends.
Ellie is currently on maternity leave.
What the directories say:
Ellie “deserves special mention for her ability to juggle several tasks at once and for being so patient,” and is “always happy to go the extra mile to assist.” – Chambers and Partners 2021
“Ellie Brand deserves a mention. She is a true star of the future. Great personality, great business acumen and a delight to work with.” – Legal 500 2021
A ‘rising star’, executive civil clerk Ellie Brand is ‘really carving out a great reputation’ for herself for being ‘hardworking and organised’. – Legal 500 2019
‘The sets “fantastic” executive and civil mediation clerk Ellie Brand is also praised for her “lovely and professional manner”. – Chambers and Partners 2019
“Ellie is fantastic, she responds almost before you ask!” – Chambers and Partners 2018