Nella graduated from Edith Cowan University in Western Australia in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts/Laws with Honours. Nella completed her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the College of Law in Western Australia in 2012 and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia that year.
Before graduating from the College of Law, Nella worked as a Litigation Officer at the Australian Taxation Office. After her admission, Nella practiced in Family Law in Queensland, advising in complex family law cases, before returning to her home in Tasmania in 2015.
In addition to practising law, Nella is a qualified secondary teacher and spends her leisure time with her family, camping and bush walking as much as possible.