El Desouza

Trainee Solicitor

El is a trainee solicitor currently doing a seat in Private Family Law.

El can help you with
Child Care
Staines Office
020 7976 2233

El joined Creighton & Partners as a paralegal in the Child Care department in 2021.

Before joining, El specialised in obtaining protective orders such as Non-Molestation Orders and Occupation Orders for those experiencing abusive and volatile family and living situations. These protective orders were often alongside private Children Act applications for legally aided clients.

For their undergraduate degree, El read Environmental Geoscience at Durham University and went on to obtain first-class honours. El went on to complete their Graduate Diploma in Law in 2018. Their Independent Research Essay focused on the effectiveness of Public International Law provisions in dealing with humanitarian crises. El completed their Legal Practice Course in 2022.

El is a diligent worker and goes above and beyond to help both their clients and their colleagues.

Outside of the office, El enjoys numerous creative activities including crocheting and painting, El is also considering taking up lace making. They also love all their pets but Erys is their favourite.