Ella Rees

Ella Rees


Ella advises on derivatives and structured finance products. 

Her experience includes repackaging programmes, risk retention financing, repos and structured notes. She also has experience advising on OTC derivatives transactions across a variety of asset classes, including equities.

Ella works with major international banks and funds across jurisdictions. Ella has spent time in our New York office on secondment.

Ella also has a keen interest in pro bono, with a particular focus on forced displacement work. She has experience advising asylum seekers on family reunion visas, and their immigration detention rights. Ella is a Project Lead on an advice clinic run in collaboration with Bail for Immigration Detainees.


Pro bono

Advising asylum seekers on family reunion visas in the UK.

Advising asylum seeks on their bail rights when held in immigration detention.

Working with a refugee charity to analyse the effectiveness of the routes available to asylum seekers from Afghanistan to come to the UK.

Mentoring young people through the firm's bursary programme.



England and Wales, 2023


LLB, Law, University of Nottingham, 2020