Stewarts promotes seven to partnership and introduces new legal director role
3 April 2019
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Elaina acts for companies, financial institutions, states and state-entities and high net worth individuals on a wide range of high-value commercial disputes. Her main practice areas include banking and securities litigation, complex fraud and asset tracing, insolvency claims and commercial disputes relating to sanctions (particularly relating to the Middle East).
Elaina studied Philosophy and Theology at Oxford University (first class honours). She trained and qualified at Linklaters LLP in before joining Stewarts in August 2011.
Elaina has written articles for The Times, City AM, the Commercial Litigation Journal and the Solicitors Journal on a broad range of subjects including:
She has been quoted in a number of articles in the national press, including in the FT and The Lawyer, in relation to the landmark decision on privilege in ENRC v SFO.
Elaina regularly speaks at AIJA conferences, most recently on a panel discussing insolvency remedies in banking fraud at the AIJA Congress in London.
Elaina is recognised in the Legal 500 as a “next generation lawyer” in the field of Banking Litigation.
Elaina enjoys skiing, running and hiking in an attempt to counterbalance her keen interest in food and drink. She holds a WSET Level 3 award in wines and spirits, with a particular interest in the wines of Bordeaux and Australia.