Ellen is Barrister and Law Lecturer in City Colleges. She is a graduate of Dublin City College University where she attained a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Economics, Politics and Law.
Ellen went on to study at the Honorable Society of King’s Inns where she qualified as a Barrister in 2013. She was called to the Bar of Ireland in 2013 and has been practising as a junior counsel predominantly in the area of civil law with focus on employment, family, environmental, judicial review and personal injuries litigation.
In 2015, Ellen worked in conjunction with the University of Maribor on a project funded by the EU Commission, in relation to the compilation of National Reports prepared by Member States of the EU in relation to the law of evidence and civil procedure across the EU.