Elle Macdonald


Family Department


Elle is a solicitor in the family department.   Prior to qualification Elle worked as a paralegal assisting fee earners on a variety of Children Act and Family Law Act matters.

Elle is now running her own caseload covering care proceedings, PLO matters, children matters as well as divorce and finance.


Elle represented a father through the Public Law Outline (PLO) process. The father’s parenting assessment was positive which resulted in the local authority stepping the case down.

Elle represented a mother in contested private children law proceedings which resulted in a lives with order being made in the mother’s favour.

Elle represented a mother in private children law and non-molestation order proceedings. This involved a High Court application to secure the immediate return of the child to the mother. A non-molestation order was also granted for the mother’s protection.

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