Elaine White

About Elaine


Elaine is a Partner in Leman’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team and is also a member of the Leman Aviation Team.  She has extensive commercial litigation experience covering a wide range of areas such as shareholder disputes, contractual disputes and professional indemnity actions.  Elaine advises Ireland’s largest entertainment group in respect of liquor licensing of hotels, pubs, restaurants and theatres. She is also experienced in the area of payments, having worked in house with a regulated e-money institution on contractual matters.

Industry Experience

  • Acting in a high profile shareholder dispute involving multiple domestic and international property assets, allegations of misuse of company funds and offences under the English Computer Misuse Act 1990
  • Acting for respondent companies in respect of Petitions presented by the English Secretary of State for Trade and Industry seeking the winding up of companies on the basis of public interest.  Advising on alleged contraventions of the English Financial Services and Markets Act, 2000 in respect of whether the respondents were operating an unauthorised collective investment scheme and issues of enforceability of foreign winding up orders in Asia
  • Acting on behalf of two intermediary lenders on portfolios of professional negligence actions against solicitors and valuers in relation to advice given by them in the provision of mortgages
  • Advising foreign company on principles of domestic law in relation to criminal liability and how these principles affect groups of companies including where the parent company is incorporated outside of the jurisdiction
  • Advising a government body as petitioning creditor in the bankruptcy of individuals
  • Advising both directors and liquidators in respect of restriction applications under the Companies Act 2014

About Elaine White

Elaine was recently promoted to Partner in the Litigation team at Ogier Leman. She is qualified to act in England and Wales having worked in Salans’ London office (now Dentons) for six years.  Prior to this Elaine practiced in Dublin with a top tier firm where she also trained and qualified.  Elaine joined Ogier Leman in 2015 after relocating from London to Meath with her young family.

Elaine brings to Ogier Leman the benefit of her extensive litigation and insolvency experience working in the UK with an international law firm as well as a focused and calm approach to dispute resolution.  She delivers accurate, concise and well thought out advice and is always ready and keen to tackle an intricate and complicated problem.

Practice Areas

  • Dispute Resolution

Contact Elaine White

TEL: +353 1 639 3000