Elena-Lucia (Ellie) is a Solicitor in the Social Housing Team in our London office and joined Birketts in January 2021.
Before joining Birketts, Ellie worked as a social housing Paralegal whilst completing the Legal Practice Course and Masters at the University of Law (Guildford campus) in 2017/2019. Having obtained a Master of Science in Law, Business and Management award with Commendation, Ellie trained as a Solicitor at a national full-service firm and qualified in March 2020.
Ellie deals with all aspects of housing and asset management including leasehold advice and litigation, service charge disputes, possession and forfeiture claims, applications before the First-Tier and Upper Tribunals. Ellie also has extensive experience supporting social landlords with ASB and access injunctions, recovering rent and service charge arrears, EPA prosecutions and defending disrepair claims.