Elaine is a partner in our Commercial Litigation team, primarily focusing on commercial, financial and property related disputes. She has vast experience in the Court of Session, Sheriff Courts, Land Court and Lands Tribunal, and works closely with our real estate and banking teams. Elaine's work includes ground breaking property litigation, including cases on dilapidations and extraordinary repairs under a commercial lease; a case for damages for the encroachment by a major house builder onto neighbouring land; a major litigation involving breach of warranty claims in the sale of a business, and the resulting professional negligence claim against solicitors; leading the team involved in complex pension litigation in relation to equalisation of rights; the first case of its kind in Scotland where an administration order was made in respect of a non UK company with heritable assets in Scotland, and a long running case involving an oil rig where claims exceed $65million.
Admitted in Scotland.
Areas of Practice
- Commercial Disputes and Regulation
- Pensions Disputes
- Scots Counsel
- Scots Counsel Dispute Resolution
- Scottish Disputes