Ellie Brand

Practice Manager

Ellie Brand joined chambers’ civil team in September 2013, after completing a Business Management degree.

Her primary responsibilities include the diary and practice management, cost budgeting, fee negotiation and fair allocation of work of all members of chambers, including the silks. Ellie also undertakes business development initiatives with the senior clerks.

Ellie is also the principal clerk for chambers’ Alternative Dispute Resolution team.

Ellie has undertaken the Bar Council direct access training course for clerks and is happy to assist with any enquiries. She is a qualified member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks and regularly attends seminars and lectures to keep up to date with the industry’s ever changing structure.

Outside of chambers, Ellie enjoys spending time with her young family, cooking and travelling. 


“The clerks room is excellent, brilliantly led by Michael Goodridge. Ellie Brand is also absolutely excellent.”

Legal 500 2024

“The clerks are always very responsive and professional and will assist with any query in any way they can, as soon as possible, making the whole process very smooth. In particular, Ellie Brand is always fantastic to work with.”

Legal 500 2024

“Ellie Brand is very helpful and quick to respond.”

Chambers & Partners 2023

“The clerking team at Deka Chambers are second to none in their efficiency and level of service. Particular mention should be given to Ellie Brand and Phillip Austin. Nothing is too much trouble for them.”

Chambers & Partners 2023

“Deserves special mention for her ability to juggle several tasks at once and for being so patient and is always happy to go the extra mile to assist.”

Chambers & Partners 2021

“Ellie Brand deserves a mention. She is a true star of the future. Great personality, great business acumen and a delight to work with.”

Legal 500 2021

“Really carving out a great reputation for herself for being hardworking and organised.”

Legal 500 2019

“Lovely and professional manner.”

Chambers & Partners 2019

“Ellie is fantastic, she responds almost before you ask!”

Chambers & Partners 2018

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