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Practice Summary

Steven Elliott QC practices commercial litigation and arbitration with an emphasis on civil fraud, company matters and cases with a financial dimension.  His matters are typically complex, high in value, and multi-jurisdictional.

Steven ordinarily practices before the Commercial Court, the Chancery Division and appellate courts as well as before international commercial arbitration tribunals.  He has also acted in or advised on litigation in most of the main English common law-based jurisdictions and has provided expert evidence on English law in foreign proceedings.

Steven is noted for his “robust, confident advocacy”, for being “tenacious and extremely committed”, and also for being “very clever, very strategic, very responsive and good to work with”.  He has been said to be a barrister who “demonstrates a strong creative flair and has the ability to take a case beyond its straightforward parameters”. Steven is recommended by both Chambers UK and Legal 500 for commercial dispute resolution and civil fraud and by Who's Who Legal Private Client 2017. 

Steven served as a judicial assistant to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales as well as a clerk to the British Columbia Court of Appeal and he taught law at Oxford University before joining Chambers.  His books and articles on commercial remedies have been referred to in decisions of the highest courts of England, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.