Elaheh, known as Ela, joined Smith & Co in July 2017 after completing a degree in Law in Essex. She then gained a distinction in the Masters course of the Legal Practice Certificate at the University of Law in London.
As a Trainee Solicitor, Ela supports the Litigation department, including Disputes and Personal Injury. She also works closely with the Family department and the Residential Property team. She is keen to gain experience in each of the legal areas that Smith & Co offers.
Ela has a special interest in human rights and refugee rights. She speaks English and Farsi fluently and, while at university, worked as a volunteer visiting local primary schools to educate children about the needs of refugees both abroad and in the UK.