To instruct Elliott please contact our clerks on +44 (0)20 7842 5555 or email [email protected].
Elliott Cook is regularly instructed in both international and domestic disputes including both litigation and arbitration.
He accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work with experience in complex commercial disputes, financial services, civil fraud, insurance and re-insurance, professional negligence, construction, and shipping.
Before coming to the Bar, Elliott was a judicial assistant at the Supreme Court of Western Australia. He later worked at a leading international commercial law firm in Perth, Australia as a solicitor in the litigation team with a particular focus on mining and energy, insolvency, and corporate law. In the year prior to joining Chambers, Elliott was employed as a qualified foreign solicitor at a large US law firm in London working on a range of disputes across a wide variety of industry sectors.
In addition to being called to the Bar in England & Wales, Elliott is admitted as a barrister and solicitor in Australia.
Elliott is experienced in a large variety of commercial disputes, experience which he has gained at both Chambers and during his time as a solicitor. He is instructed on, and has assisted with a number of complex commercial matters including proceedings in the Commercial Court and the Technology and Construction Court. He also has experience in domestic and international arbitrations (both ad hoc and institutional). Recent experience includes:
Elliott has a broad range of experience in financial services matters including regulatory proceedings brought under FSMA and associated regulations. Recent experience includes:
Elliott has a particular interest in shipping law and has a broad range of experience in shipping litigation and arbitration. Recent experience includes:
Elliott has experience in a number of professional negligence matters including those involving financial services providers, solicitors, engineers, architects, project managers and contractors. Recent experience includes:
Elliott has experience in a variety of IT disputes. Recent experience include:
Assisted with the defence against a £900,000 claim for breach of contract relating to the development and licensing of a bespoke online streaming service.
Assisted in advising a major commercial retailer in relation to the availability and assessment of liquidated damages for delay under a data migration agreement.
Worked on a claim brought by a major operator of online gambling in respect of mistaken payments to certain individuals owing to alleged defects in the relevant gaming software (including allegations of fraud).
Assisted with providing advice to a large international engineering company in respect of the premature termination of a software licensing agreement and the interpretation of post-termination royalty obligations.
Elliott has experience in a range of construction matters including litigation, arbitration and adjudication, involving both standard industry contracts and bespoke contracts.
Elliott is regularly instructed on matters in county courts including RTAs, gambling disputes, professional negligence, property damage, loan agreements, and general contractual disputes. Elliott is also regularly instructed in respect of interim applications including setting aside default judgment, strike out and summary judgment, pre-action disclosure, security for costs, and Civil Restraint Orders. Elliott is also available through Advocate on a pro bono basis.
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