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Elinor Richardson

Elinor Richardson

Associate

Elinor is an associate in our Dispute Resolution practice with a focus on insurance matters.

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Experience

Elinor advises on a range of insurance coverage disputes. In particular, she assists policyholders across a range of sectors in relation to contentious policy claims and brokers in relation to potential liabilities. 

Elinor was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2021 and is based in our London office.

Elinor has experience and a particular interest in climate change-related matters and related legal developments including the role of insurance in energy projects and climate change liability. Elinor also works with our global ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) team having spent some time in the corporate energy team during her training contract.

Elinor also advises clients on insurance policy wording as part of transactions, including warranty and indemnity insurance and tax liability insurance.

Elinor speaks French and has proficiency in Russian.

Background

Elinor achieved a first-class degree in French and Russian at Exeter University. Elinor joined HSF as a trainee in 2019 spending time in our Competition, Regulation and Trade and Corporate Energy groups and six months on secondment to an insurance broker.

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