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Practice Summary

Eleanor Campbell’s practice covers the broad range of commercial work in international and domestic litigation and arbitration.

Eleanor has been involved in a number of high profile trials including: Tangent Investments Ltd v. MF Global UK Ltd & Anr [2009] 2 All ER (Comm) 589, which saw the first claim of its kind in which damages for lost profits were awarded to a trader; Berezovsky v. Abramovich [2012] EWHC 2463 (Comm), and most recently Glenn v Watson, a three month trial in the Chancery Division arising out of a proposed £129 million investment in UK property (judgment pending). 

Eleanor has acted as sole advocate before numerous arbitral tribunals constituted (variously) under ICC, LCIA and ad hoc UNCITRAL rules and (with leader) of SIAC. Eleanor has also acted as sole counsel in numerous proceedings in the High Court.

She speaks and reads French, and has appeared before an international tribunal where this skill-set has been utilised. 


Eleanor is ranked as a Leading Junior in International Arbitration in the Legal 500, 2016.

"An excellent advocate and strong at building rapport with the tribunal." (Legal 500, International Arbitration, 2016)

"An excellent junior who brings well-thought-through advice and a fresh perspective." (Legal 500, 2015)

"Brilliant both in the written and oral phase of proceedings." (Legal 500, 2014)

"Eleanor Campbell is 'so good and subtle with witnesses that you end up feeling sorry for the opposing attorneys'." (Legal 500, 2013)

Eleanor is a member of the Attorney-General's 'B' Panel of Counsel.