Elaine has recently joined the firm as a Trainee Solicitor and is initially based in the firm’s Dispute Resolution Team based in Hove.
Elaine graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Law from the University of Sussex, before completing the LPC LLM with distinction at the University of Law in Guildford.
Prior to joining the firm, Elaine worked as a Controller for Sussex Police for over eighteen years, during the last five of which she completed her legal studies after deciding to retrain. Elaine also worked in the banking sector, specialising in credit control, prior to her work for Sussex Police.
Elaine supports both commercial clients and private individuals who may be involved in a dispute. Her commercial clients include directors, partners, shareholders and sole traders of small and medium sized enterprises and owner managed businesses.
Experience and approach
Elaine’s approach in dealing with disputes is to give advice without the use of technical terminology, so that it is easy to understand; whilst at the same time managing the clients’ expectations.
Elaine’s ensures her clients are kept informed at all stages and to guide them through what can be an unknown and stressful process with as least stress as possible.
Areas of expertise
- Shareholder/ Director disputes
- Contractual disputes
- Boundary disputes
- Landlord & Tenant disputes
- Claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA)