Ella is a Senior Associate at Vardags. She advises high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of family law, with a particular focus on resolving complex financial issues, including large scale cryptocurrencty matters and asset tracing.
Ella’s work involves all areas of family law including: obtaining/defending non-molestation and occupation orders, negotiating pre and post nuptial agreements, high-value and multi-jurisdiction divorce and complex financial matters, cohabitation issues and children matters.
Ella has considerable experience in domestic abuse cases and working on matters with alleged coercive control. She assists with characteristic sensitivity and discretion. Clients have commented on Ella’s ability to “go above and beyond” in supporting clients through some of the most stressful times in their lives.
Ella has experience of neurological / degenerative disease cases and is an advocate for neurodiversity. Ella also specialises in asset tracing and has worked on large scale cryptocurrency matters.
Ella completed her training at a Corporate City firm and worked on the phone hacking trial, before specialising in family law.
Ella graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in Geography. She completed her Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School, gaining a distinction.
Ella is a keen athlete and beat Victoria Pendleton in a 10km race (running, not cycling – one day she may stop bragging about it). She also enjoys cold water swimming, Tough Mudder, walking her rescue dogs and saving battery hens.
“I will be forever truly thankful to both Sarah and Ella of Vardags. They have guided me through each step of the process with quiet patience, compassion and professionalism.”Former Client
“The level of care and consideration shown to me by both Georgina Hamblin and Ella Welsby was truly something out of the ordinary. They were magnificent, in both practical and emotional terms, during what was a very upsetting and difficult period of my life.”Former Client
“There were moments when I became so overwhelmed yet each time they were there for me with calm and wonderful support. If I could give more than five stars I would without a doubt!”Client
“The advice given was always well considered and sound. In summary, do not think twice about engaging this firm, they have been nothing short of brilliant, and in my opinion you will not find better.”Client