Louise Elliott

Trainee Solicitor - Wills and Probate

Louise is a Trainee Solicitor in the Wills and Probate Department working alongside Director Jane Matthewman and Solicitors Jemma Blake and Stephanie Heath.

Louise's Approach: Louise works well under pressure and is calm and approachable. She is down to earth, friendly and welcoming. Louise always strives hard to achieve our client’s objectives, making it as stress free as possible and keeps everyone fully informed throughout the process.

Accreditations: Law Degree, 2008 and Legal Practice Course, 2009.

Personal Background: Louise was born and raised in Stoke on Trent and still resides within the local area.

In her spare time, she enjoys socialising with friends and family and is also a member of a ladies’ darts team. She loves her holidays, both caravanning and abroad, and enjoys going on day trips.

At Nowell Meller, we support a number of charity events and Louise enjoys helping the firm raise funds for these as well as being involved in other charity events at her son’s school.

Career: Whilst studying for her Law Degree and LPC at Staffordshire University in 2008 and 2009 Louise also held down two part time jobs. After University she went to work for a local gas services company undertaking a variety of communication and administrative roles.

A few years later, Louise worked for a legal firm in Confiscations and then Crime and gained experience instructing Counsel and experts, attending conferences, attending prison visits, reviewing evidence, preparing cases and obtaining third party disclosure, drafting defence statements, attending Court hearings etc. Her experience in this field helped her to develop a calm and professional manner and how to work under stressful and complicated situations.

Nowell Meller Journey: Louise joined Nowell Meller in 2016 and worked as a Caseworker in the residential department gaining considerable experience in land law. In 2019 she joined the New Build team of Commercial Property where she continued to develop her knowledge. More recently Louise has joined the Wills and Probate Department as a Trainee Solicitor.