Ellie O'Sullivan


Ellie is an associate in the Commercial Dispute Resolution and Litigation team in Manchester. 

Ellie has a particular specialism in public procurement disputes, advising both bidders and contracting authorities in relation to all aspects of contentious procurement and litigation, bringing and defending claims and dealing with urgent applications in the High Court to lift the automatic suspension imposed by the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

Ellie also undertakes a variety of contentious insolvency work, acting on behalf of creditors and office holders on contentious matters, including in relation to misfeasance claims and antecedent transactions. Ellie is also routinely instructed to advise directors and companies on the issues arising in insolvency situations, including in relation to the changing scope of directors' duties and risk mitigation.

More generally, Ellie has a broad commercial litigation practice which covers general contractual disputes, shareholder claims, professional negligence, injunctions and all forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Ellie is a member of the Procurement Lawyers Association and is recommended in the Legal 500.

Legal 500 2021: "Dan [Butler] is ably assisted by Ellie O'Sullivan, an associate who is going places – clever, energetic, hardworking and already punching beyond her years PQE"

Legal 500 2020: "Ellie O'Sullivan is an excellent quality associate. She is entirely on top of all of the details of her cases and seeks to get the best possible outcome for her clients."

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