Timothy Elliss

Timothy has acted in a broad range of complex, high value disputes and investigations, often with an international dimension. He has particular experience in energy and resources disputes and in cases involving offshore financial centres.

Timothy's recent work of note includes providing strategic advice to an oil major involved in a dispute with its counterparty to farm-in and joint operating agreements for offshore oil fields in Latin America.  Timothy is also currently acting for a subsidiary of a FTSE 100 company in relation to liquidator’s claims for breach of duty in excess of 80m euro.


Timothy graduated from Griffith University and trained at Allens Arthur Robinson (now Allens Linklaters) in Australia, where he qualified in November 2008.  Timothy worked in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team at Allens Linklaters until 2011 before spending two years at a leading offshore firm in the Channel Islands.  Timothy joined Enyo Law in April 2013 and qualified in England and Wales in January 2014.

Reported Cases
  • Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited & Anor v. Glenalla Properties Ltd & Ors v. Rawlinson and Hunter Trustees SA - Guernsey Judgment 38/2013 (Claim to enforce intercompany loans valued at £200m against trustee and trust assets)
  • Perpetual Media Capital Limited and Enevoldsen et al - Guernsey Judgment 18/2013 (Preliminary issue as to entitlement of directors to invoke indemnity or exemption provisions in the articles of association in response to breach of duty claims in excess of £20m)
  • In re B - Guernsey Judgment 35/2012  (Application to prevent disclosure of information on a substantial Guernsey trust to the French authorities in connection with a criminal and tax investigation)
  • Wide Bay Conservation Council Inc v. Burnett Water Pty Ltd (No 8) [2011] FCA 175 (Claim that a State owned water infrastructure owner had not complied with Federal environmental approvals in the construction of a major dam)
  • AMCI (IO) Pty Ltd v. Aquila Steel Pty Ltd [2009] QSC 139 (enforceability of a dispute resolution clause in a JV agreement)
  • AMCI (IO) Pty Ltd v. Aquila Steel Pty Ltd [2009] QSC 066 (application to transfer proceedings where concurrent jurisdiction of different courts)


Related Cases

Timothy Elliss
020 3837 1619
Download v-card
  • Law Society of England and Wales
View All Team Members

Sign up to our newsletter