Jenna Ellison, Head of Family Law

Jenna Ellison

Jenna Ellison rejoined Burd Ward in August 2022 having previously trained with the firm back in 2015

Jenna brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge from her previous experience working in a city firm to the Family department. Jenna has previously represented both males and females who have been victims of domestic violence and has supported them obtaining orders to protect not only their own safety, but that of their children and home.

Jenna is also very experienced in dealing with Private law proceedings where there is a dispute between the parents regarding where the children should live and when they should spend time with the non resident parent. Jenna’s experience representing children have allowed her to assist both parents come to a child focused arrangement. Jenna has also had experience acting for both Fathers and Mothers when children have not been returned and offers an approach that is timely and professional.

Jenna has also represented parents in Public Law proceedings.

Jenna is also able to offer client advice in respect of Divorce and Financial matters.

In 2023 Jenna was appointed to the Law Society’s Children Panel, which is a recognised quality standard for practitioners representing children in children law proceedings.