Geraldine Elliott > RPC > London, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Commercial disputes.


Partner and leader of the commercial disputes group of the firm. Practises in litigation and arbitration, both in the UK and cross-border. Many years’ experience and a keen interest in commercial disputes for a range of corporates from private companies to plcs. Also advises trustees and others involved in wealth and asset disputes. Particular experience in breach of warranty claims, shareholder disputes and litigation arising from trading issues. Acting for corporate clients on business protection issues such as confidentiality and obtaining injunctions to enforce restrictive covenants.


Qualified 1980; partner Reynolds Porter Chamberlain 1985.


London Solicitors Association; City of London Law Society – Litigation Committee; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


Putney High School; GDST – Bristol University (1977 LLB).


Theatre; bridge; family.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: premium

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Geraldine ElliottRPC

RPC‘s commercial disputes team counts insurance, technology, media, financial services and retail among its sector specialisms. The ‘very experienced and superbly equippedGeraldine Elliott leads the team and has particular expertise handling warranty claims, shareholder and joint venture disputes and asset and financial recovery matters. Other key contacts include Simon Hart (who is experienced in disputes involving restructuring and asset tracing); the ‘genuinely outstandingDavina Given and Rupert Boswall, who both have broad commercial litigaiton practices; financial services disputes expert Parham Kouchikali and Daniel Wyatt, who is active in civil and cyber fraud, financial services, and shareholder disputes.

London > Corporate and commercial > Partnership

Active across the contentious and non-contentious spheres, RPC advises international professional services firms on LLP structuring and transactional matters, as well as subsequent terminations and reorganisations. Patrick Brodie leads the practice, while Geraldine Elliott brings further contentious expertise to the team, acting on breach of covenant disputes, discrimination claims and dissolutions. Legal director Graham Reid is singled out as the go-to regulatory expert for clients in the legal services sector facing SRA investigations.

London > Public sector > Education: schools

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London > Public sector > Education: institutions

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London > Public sector > Education: individuals

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