Elinor Thomas has more than 12 years of experience in complex international dispute resolution, with a particular emphasis on investment disputes and international arbitration, including investment treaty arbitration.

She advises clients across a wide range of sectors, including energy, IT, telecoms, mining, banking, and financial services. Elinor's practice focuses on international arbitration, including conducting arbitrations under the UNCITRAL, ICSID, LCIA, ICC, and SCC rules. She also has significant experience in handling litigation matters in the commercial and other courts, as well as conducting mediations and expert determinations.

Many of the cases Elinor has worked on have been complex, multi-jurisdictional and high profile disputes, such as acting for Gazprom in multi-billion USD SCC arbitrations against the state-owned Ukrainian gas company Naftogaz.

Elinor also regularly advises clients in the Coram Children's Legal Clinic in relation to their ability to register for British citizenship, and conducts other pro bono work for organisations including Integrity Watch and the Human Dignity Trust.