Ms Victoria Ellis > Chambers of Oba Nsugbe QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Oba Nsugbe QC
Pump Court Chambers


Victoria Ellis’s practice encompasses all aspects of family law and the overlapping areas of Inheritance and the Court of Protection. She has extensive experience representing local authorities, parents and grandparents in all stages of non-contentious and contested hearings, at all court levels. Her particular interests include financial remedies cases and all private law children matters. She is routinely instructed in relation to claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and on claims for financial provision under schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989. Within private law children matters she is regularly instructed in cases involving vulnerable individuals.


Called to Bar 2010, Gray’s Inn.

Before joining chambers, Victoria worked as a Paralegal at Bates Wells & Braithwaite London LLP, providing support to both the Dispute Resolution and Public & Regulatory Departments. She assisted on matters ranging from advertising law, judicial review, regulatory and disciplinary law to contract, commercial and tortious matters. Victoria also has experience of charity law, procurement and EU Law.

In 2015 she was shortlisted for Jordan’s Family Law – Young Barrister of the Year.

Family Law Journal – Public children: Family Ties. An article discussing the common issues that arise when representing grandparents. Co-authored with Cordelia Williams

She is a regular speaker within Chambers Seminar Programme and with external providers such as MBL Seminars.


  • BVC (Very Competent)
  • BA (Hons) Jurisprudence, Oriel College, Oxford University

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)) Ranked: Tier 4

Victoria EllisPump Court ChambersVictoria provides clear, concise and firm advice while remaining approachable and empathetic towards the client.