Ellie Shanahan

Corporate & Commercial

Ellie is a Solicitor in the Corporate & Commercial team.

Ellie trained at Capital and qualified in August 2019. Her training involved a four month secondment to Admiral Financial Services.

Ellie’s work is mainly transactional, and she has worked on various transactions including private equity investments, management buy outs and acquisitions as well as advising companies and individuals on general corporate issues.

  • Acting for WestBridge Capital on the MBO of Aptus Utilities.
  • DevOps Group, a cloud, devops and agile solutions business on its £3m growth capital investment by BGF.
  • Motokiki, a price comparison website, on the £3m growth funding round from Maven Capital and the Development Bank of Wales.
  • Acting for WestBridge Capital and other shareholders on the sale of Linkfresh Software Holdings Limited.
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • General company advice / corporate governance
  • Management buy outs
  • Private equity


  • Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (Aug 2019- present)
  • Trainee Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (Oct 2017 – Aug 2019)
  • Trainee Solicitor (Seconded), Admiral Financial Services Limited (Apr 2019 – Aug 2019)
  • Paralegal, Griffiths Ings Property Lawyers (Jan 2016- June 2017)


  • Cardiff University: LPC (2016 – 2017)
  • Swansea University: LLB (2012 – 2015)

Memberships / Trustee Positions

  • The Law Society of England and Wales