Our People:
Ella Alexander

Special Counsel

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.

Ella Alexander

Special Counsel

Tel : 02 9233 9010


Pro Bono and Corporate Social Responsibility

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With a longstanding passion for using her skills to assist disadvantaged members of the community, Ella brings to the firm over 15 years of experience working with a range of social justice organisations.

Prior to joining Makinson d’Apice, Ella worked in commercial litigation 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 First Nations communities, asylum seekers and people with disabilities.


Winner – 2021 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards – Pro Bono Program of the Year.

Winner – 2020 Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards – Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year.

Winner – 2019 Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards – Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year.

Finalist – 2019 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards – Rising Star of the Year.

Legal expertise

  • Pro Bono
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)


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