Ellie Shanahan

Ellie Shanahan

Ellie joined the firm in October 2017 and is currently in the second seat of her training contract in the Corporate/Commercial team.

Ellie graduated from Swansea University in 2015 with a first class honours degree in Law. Whilst at University, Ellie spent 6 weeks shadowing a Judge in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Ellie took a year out before starting her Legal Practice Course and Australia, New Zealand and Thailand. In June 2017 Ellie completed her Legal Practice Course at Cardiff University, gaining a distinction.

Having joined the firm in October 2017, Ellie’s first seat was in Commercial Property and Ellie spent the majority of her first 6 months assisting the banking and finance team.

Ellie is currently with the corporate team and has been heavily involved in corporate transactional work thus far.


  • Trainee Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (Oct 2017 – present)
  • Paralegal, Griffiths Ings Property Lawyers Barry (Jan 2016 – Jun 2017)
  • Legal Administrative Assistant, Shanahans Solicitors (2012 – 2016)
  • 6 weeks externship to the United States District Court for Central California (Jun 2014 – Aug 2014)


  • Swansea University: LLB, First Class Hons Law (2015