Elleni is a dispute resolution and litigation lawyer practising predominantly in complex civil litigation and corporate insolvency.
Elleni has been involved in a number of high-profile matters, with experience in negotiating and resolving disputes, as well as litigating matters where necessary in the Supreme, District and Local Courts of New South Wales and the Federal Court of Australia. Elleni practices in a broad range of areas, including equity, common law, and corporate law, with a focus on insolvency, director misconduct, misleading and deceptive conduct, and fraud.
Elleni prides herself on producing high-quality work efficiently and doing what it takes to achieve the best outcome for our clients.
In 2021, Elleni was a finalist at the Australian Law Awards for Law Student of the Year, and in 2023, was named a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Awards in the category of insolvency.
Elleni’s experience includes:
- assisting a former Federal Court judge in conducting an independent review of the disciplinary framework of an international professional regulator;
- working with the liquidator of a formerly listed entity with a market capitalisation of >$500 million, investigating voidable transactions and claims against its officers and professional advisors associated with improper revenue recognition practices and investments of ~$20 million;
- advising several entities in relation to their obligations arising under the AML/CTF Act;
- acting for one of Australia’s largest timber wholesalers in a dispute against a European supplier involving highly technical claims in relation to Australian timber standards, misrepresentation, and the application of European contract law;
- assisting in the prosecution of defamation proceedings commenced by a high-net worth individual against an Australian independent news publisher;
- acting for a well-established property developer in a joint venture dispute requiring a reconstruction and examination of decades of informal dealings involving allegations of misleading and deceptive conduct and fraud;
- acting for a company and its principal in defending a claim that an employee was entitled to a share of the business as an informal partner;
- acting for the executor of the estate of a high net-worth individual in resolving a family provision claim; and
- successfully defending former voluntary administrators in a long running administration against claims of fraud, misconduct and breach of contract.