Ella Alexander

Senior Associate

Ella is responsible for Makinson d'Apice's pro bono program, enabling our lawyers to use their legal expertise to assist those that need it the most.

With a longstanding passion for using her skills to assist disadvantaged members of the community, Ella brings to the firm over 10 years of experience working with a range of social justice organisations. 

Prior to joining Makinson d'Apice, Ella worked as a commercial litigator at a top tier law firm and as an academic researching and lecturing on various topics in human rights and Indigenous Australian studies.

She has a particular interest in working with Indigenous communities, asylum seekers and people with disabilities. 

In 2019 Ella won the Lawyers Weekly 30Under30 Pro Bono award and was recognised as a Rising Star finalist at the 2019 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards. 

Legal expertise 

  • Pro Bono
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)