Ellen focuses primarily on commercial litigation.
Ellen trained at White & Case LLP in their UK and New York offices. Most recently, she practised in their litigation and arbitration department, where she developed considerable expertise representing clients in both commercial litigation and international arbitration, often working with teams globally.
She also gained experience in employment, compensation and benefits matters, representing clients on a mixture of advisory, contentious and transactional work. She possesses expertise in banking, financial restructuring and insolvency, having taken a lead role in the signing process for the accession of nine English obligors to an asset-based loan and term loan facility. Furthermore, Ellen has knowledge of the private equity sector.
Ellen has represented a diverse range of clients across multiple jurisdictions including banks, fashion houses, oil and gas companies as well as high net-worth individuals. In addition, she has represented some clients on a pro-bono basis.
Prior to Hausfeld, Ellen gained substantial transaction and litigation experience:
Prior to Hausfeld, Ellen:
Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School
LLB in Law, Queens University, Belfast
Scholarship – J.D. Programme, Washington University, St. Louis
Solicitor, England and Wales, 2019
Whilst at university Ellen led the Enactus society, which focused on social entrepreneurship, equipping those less fortunate in the community with key business skills in order to find employment.
Ellen is a keen author. For example, she has drafted client alerts and a thought leadership article about the modernisation and innovation of the courts.
Can Force Majeure Clauses Remain Immune to the Coronavirus
Hausfeld’s 2019 Review – Commercial Disputes