Expertise

Ella has experience of adjudication, mediation and litigation, covering a wide range of disputes including contract formation, loss and expense, delays, extensions of time, variations, payment and professional negligence.  

Ella has notable expertise in relation to cladding and fire safety and, since joining AG, Ella has acted for a variety of clients (including developers, freeholders and tenants) in respect of professional negligence claims and has also assisted with applications for HM Govt funding.  Ella has acted for numerous domestic clients in respect of historical and ongoing disputes in litigation proceedings and has successfully settled a number of high value disputes.

More recently, Ella has transferred to AG's Qatar office, where she is working on extremely high-value international arbitrations.

Experience

  • Acting for Developers, freeholders and hotel clients on various professional negligence claims in relation to cladding / fire safety defects with a combined value of over £100m.
  • Advising Developers in relation to the HM Govt Private Sector ACM and Building Safety Funds, whereby over £20m has been granted to our clients.
  • Acting for a developer in respect of a cladding / fire safety claim against 5 defendants in the High Court, where the claim value was £25m.
  • Advising developers and commercial tenants in respect of audits of their entire estate in respect of cladding / fire safety matters.
  • Acting for clients in relation to significant high-value international arbitrations.
Professional Memberships
  • SCL Astra
  • Junior Lawyers Division