Phillippa leads our business crime and investigations practice.
Phillippa works alongside colleagues from across the firm, to help clients develop strategies for identifying and managing risks associated with business crime and regulatory breaches.
She has extensive experience in all aspects of criminal litigation from interviews under caution to hearings in the Court of Appeal, and in a wide variety of offences including fraud, unlawful deaths and misconduct in public office.
Phillippa joined us from the Serious Fraud Office where she investigated financial and economic crime. She has worked alongside domestic and overseas agencies including the US Department of Justice and the Financial Conduct Authority.
Phillippa has led teams investigating corporates and individuals suspected of large scale, complex fraud and bribery & corruption often involving multiple jurisdictions. She was part of the team investigating LIBOR benchmark manipulation.
Phillippa is an employed Barrister. Prior to joining the SFO, Phillippa specialised in criminal law as both a solicitor and a barrister.
Phillippa Ellis has a strong background in regulatory work, with a focus in recent years on large-scale commercial litigation which makes her particularly well suited to professional negligence claims and claims against professionals involving fraud.’
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