Jessica Elliott has developed a broad practice in the main areas of Chambers’ work, particularly in clinical negligence and health law, environmental law, data and privacy law, inquests and coroners, and tax.
Jessica is ranked as a leading junior in both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.
In 2023 Jessica received a Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Outstanding Achievement Award, the highest honour the LALYs can give, as part of the team who represented the family of Molly Russell at the inquest into her death.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Jessica worked for several months as a translator and short-term stagiaire with AG Sharpston at the Court of Justice of the European Union. She has also worked as a part-time judicial assistant to a commercial judge in the Hong Kong High Court. Jessica has lived in Berlin and has advanced German.View full profile »
Coroner in Molly Russell Inquest rules that Meta and Pinterest must send executives to give evidence in person - Sep 2022
Coroner recommends minimum standards for effective online safeguards for schools following Frances Thomas Inquest - Oct 2021
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Spring 2021 – Issue 9 - Jul 2021
Women’s History Month : Reflections from 1COR - Mar 2021
Coroner in Molly Russell Inquest concerned that more children at risk - Feb 2021
Get insight from Leanne Woods and Jessica Elliott at AvMA’s Clinical Negligence: Law Practice and Procedure 2021 - Jan 2021
Disclosure of images made in advance of the inquest into Molly Russell’s death - Sep 2020
Congratulations on our Six Members appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Counsel - Aug 2020
Coroner orders Social Media Companies to provide Data in Molly Russell Inquest - Nov 2019
Jess Elliott represents family at inquest exploring impact of Instagram on teen suicide - Mar 2019
Jessica Elliott represents family at inquest into meningitis death of student who missed national vaccination scheme - Oct 2018
David Hart QC and Jessica Elliott in the Court of Appeal regarding Japanese Knotweed - Jun 2018
David Hart QC and Jessica Elliott successful in utilities appeal - Jan 2018
Jessica Elliott successful in judicial review of consultation exercise - Nov 2017
We send a team to annual charity beach volleyball tournament organised by our Brighton Chambers - Jul 2015