“Dedicated litigation experts with experience in handling every element of large-scale and highly complex commercial disputes, frequently involving multiple parties and jurisdictions.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Prominent dispute resolution boutique with a strong record acting on behalf of claimants against major banks and financial institutions in complex litigation matters.”

Chambers UK 2019

“A highly specialised dispute resolution firm, with a strong focus on large, complex and often cross-border cases.”

The Legal 500 UK 2019

Dispute resolution boutique Signature Litigation LLP handles large, high-profile professional negligence claims, often with a cross-border element, for claimants and defendants.

The Legal 500 UK 2019

“The practice advises on all aspects of large-scale banking litigation.”

The Legal 500 UK 2019

“The hallmarks of the team are that they are responsive, commercial, conflict-free, flexible … a client gets Magic Circle quality.”

Chambers UK 2019

“They have a lot of experience in multi-jurisdictional, high-value litigation. They are a boutique firm that is growing in size considerably but which can still provide a personal, flexible service.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Adept at handling multiparty and cross-border disputes, particularly those related to banking.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Their advice is sound and their strategic approach is excellent. I would recommend them without hesitation.”

Chambers UK 2019

“The firm is extremely focused on high-quality litigation”.

Chambers UK 2019

“Noted expertise in handling cases related to alleged benchmark manipulation and mis-selling, as well as significant shareholder disputes”.

Chambers UK 2019

“A first-class firm with a positive, collaborative culture of integrity”.

The Legal 500 UK 2019

Dedicated litigation experts with experience in handling every element of large scale and highly complex commercial disputes, frequently involving multiple parties and jurisdictions.

Chambers UK 2019

Biography

Ela specialises in commercial litigation and cross-border enforcement proceedings. She frequently advises international clients in matters relating to international jurisdiction and choice-of-law issues, as well as asset-tracing and e-discovery proceedings in complex international disputes.

Ela has significant experience in pre-litigation proceedings relating to pre-emptive relief (ex parte applications) and enforcement measures. She also provides advice in product liability matters, especially in the aviation field. Her recent experience includes acting in insolvency proceedings.

Prior to joining Signature Litigation, Ela worked at the Paris office of a major international law firm.

Experience

  • Assisting a Russian State entity, acting as liquidator of a Russian bank, in a high profile case against the bank’s former owner in the scope of enforcement proceedings involving piercing the corporate veil and attachment of assets located on the French Riviera and in the French West Indies.
  • Representing company directors in personal liability cases in various disputes pending before the French Commercial Courts in the scope of insolvency proceedings.
  • Advising an international aircraft manufacturer in connection with proceedings arising from plane accidents.
  • Advising a leading French bank on insurance coverage issues arising from a U.S. class action as well as on e-discovery proceedings.
  • Assisting an Italian construction company in enforcing an arbitration award against Ukrainian state entities’ assets in France.
  • Assisting high net worth individuals against their former business partner in French enforcement proceedings following an English High Court decision.

Areas of Expertise

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