Ellie Spencer

Senior Associate

Commercial | Dispute Resolution

About Ellie

Ellie is a Senior Associate in the Commercial Dispute Resolution team and an experienced civil and commercial litigator. She is based in our London office.

Ellie advises corporate, individual and institutional clients on a very broad range of commercial disputes, including contractual issues, company disputes, insolvency claims, civil fraud, property disputes, professional negligence and consumer rights matters.  She regularly advises directors and shareholders in relation to their rights and remedies in a variety of company disputes.  She also frequently assists clients who have been defrauded to recover their losses.  Her cases to date have been both national and multi-jurisdictional across a variety of industry sectors, including the technology, retail and hospitality sectors. Ellie adopts a pragmatic approach to disputes and aims to provide clear and constructive advice to guide clients through to the best possible commercial resolution.

A few recent professional highlights include:

  • Johnson v Arden & Others Re Strobe 2 (in liquidation) - successfully striking out and securing the dismissal of very substantial claims by a liquidator against former directors, including wrongful trading.
  • Securing the return of monies to the overseas victim of authorised push payment fraud.
  • Successfully obtaining Worldwide Freezing Orders against defendants of a complex underlying civil fraud case.