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Ellie Leatherday

Trainee solicitor

Ellie joined Lupton Fawcett in June 2016 and is based in our Sheffield office.  Prior to joining Lupton Fawcett, Ellie worked as a Paralegal at Irwin Mitchell and managed her own case load of Employers’ Liability and Public Liability cases, drafting and submitting claims in order to obtain compensation for a Claimant’s injury caused by negligence.

At Lupton Fawcett, Ellie splits her time between assisting with advising employees and employers on a wide range of matters in the Employment department in addition to working in Dispute Management assisting numerous directors with case work, preparing legal documents and maintaining case files.

Ellie completed her Law degree and gained a place on the Law in Practice module at Sheffield Hallam University in 2014. In 2015 She obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and then followed this with a Masters in Legal Practice in 2016. 

Ellie is a dynamic and positive individual with a determination to succeed and has been recognised throughout her studies by her lecturers as being an outstanding student who can inspire others. 


Career Milestones

  • 2014Completed Law Degree at Sheffield Hallam University
  • 2015Completed Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Sheffield
  • 2016Completed a Masters Degree in Legal Practice
  • 2016Started Employment at Lupton Fawcett.
  • 2018Shortlisted for the Trainee Solicitor of the Year

When not at work

Having only recently finished her Masters Degree, Ellie is yet to figure out the meaning of free time. However, she imagines she will spend it reading good books and taking long walks in the countryside with her boxer dog.

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