Elliott qualified as a barrister in England and Gibraltar in 2002. Elliott is an internationally recognised barrister and specialises in global commercial litigation and international contentious trusts disputes. His practice also includes civil fraud, asset tracing, insolvency and shareholder disputes. Uniquely, Elliott is also able to accept instructions to appear before all Courts in England and Wales.
Primarily based in Gibraltar, Elliott is regularly instructed by leading international firms in global commercial litigation in which Gibraltar proceedings are issued or there is a strong Gibraltar connection to litigation. Elliott has considerable experience in the area of international trusts and estates disputes and appears before the Chancery Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Gibraltar on matters relating to the administration of trusts and particularly in relation to applications for directions brought by Trustees and claims brought by beneficiaries.
In 2015, Elliott was duly elected as a Member of Parliament in the Gibraltar Parliament and is currently serving as the Shadow Minister for Justice, Equality and Civil Rights.
Elliott is recognised in The Legal 500 2016 for his experience in dispute resolution work and is also ranked as a Band 2 individual in both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe for General Business Law: Dispute Resolution — Gibraltar.
Instructed by a litigation funder in relation to a claim by a multinational energy corporation arising out of a multi-billion dollar Latin American oil litigation matter.
Advised and led a Gibraltar based team regarding an insurance company’s multi-million pound collapse.
Advised and led a Gibraltar based team in relation to the collapse of an insurance company and subsequent losses of tens of millions.
Acted as lead counsel for the Financial Services Commission in a case regarding one of the first instances whereby a regulated Fund was placed under Administration under the Financial Services (Collective Investment Schemes) Act 2005.
Advised and instructed a Swiss Bank in constructive trust claims by a US trustee in relation to a long-running litigation matter.
Acted as lead Gibraltar Counsel in a high-profile litigation matter requiring enforcement of a foreign judgement.
Acted for a Georgian family in a multi-billion dollar trust dispute.
Represented the family of a late Georgian Oligarch in relation to a multi-million pound fraud litigation.
Acted for professional trustees in an application by a party to English matrimonial proceedings and beneficiary seeking the variation of a Gibraltar Asset Protection Trust multi-million pound dispute.