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.
- Pro Bono
- Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)