Ella Rutter > Atkin Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Atkin Chambers
1, Atkin Building, Gray's Inn


Ella joined Chambers as a tenant in September 2022, following the successful completion of her pupillage. Her practice covers all areas of Chambers’ core specialisms: construction and engineering, technology, energy and natural resources, and professional negligence.

Ella has experience of all stages of litigation, adjudication and arbitration (including ad hoc, CIMAR, HKIAC, ICC, ICSID, LCIA, SIAC and UNCITRAL arbitrations) and has worked with a variety of bespoke and standard form contracts, including NEC and JCT.

Ella’s instructions during pupillage include acting as sole counsel for a builder in an English court claim arising out of renovation works at a residential property, and as junior counsel in a construction adjudication. She has also worked for barristers in Chambers on several high-value construction disputes.

Ella read Law at Oxford and has a Master of Laws in International and European Law from the University of Ghent. In addition to England and Wales, she also has experience of disputes under other systems of law (including Belizean, Korean and Swiss) and is admitted to practice in New York.

Ella previously lived and worked in France and Belgium, and has a reasonable working knowledge of French.