Eleanor specialises in international and domestic personal and corporate insolvency and restructuring (for office holders and individuals/companies) and directors’ disqualification. She has a particular interest in cross-border work, especially in the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.
One commentator recently described Eleanor as “a ‘QC’ with everything but the letters”.
Eleanor is chair of R3 in Yorkshire, chair of the North Eastern Circuit Commercial Bar Association and sits regularly as a Chancery Recorder and Deputy District Judge with BPC authorisation on the North Eastern Circuit.
She is recommended as a “Leading Junior” in four practice areas of the Chambers UK Guide 2016 (Restructuring/Insolvency (Band 1), Banking & Finance (Band 1), Chancery, and Commercial Dispute Resolution) and in the Legal 500 2015 as a “Leading Junior” (Commercial, Banking & Insolvency).
Clients include insolvency practitioners, banks, multinationals, SMEs, professional firms, private equity houses and private individuals. Eleanor has acted for and against the government including on public interest winding up and directors’ disqualification matters. She is a member of the attorney general’s ‘A’ Panel.