Eleanor Dixie

Managing Associate,
Mishcon de Reya

Eleanor is a Managing Associate in the Commercial Litigation team at Mishcon de Reya.
She has experience advising on high value, multi-jurisdictional, complex commercial disputes across a wide range of sectors including oil and gas, media and financial and professional services. Eleanor has acted for a number of clients in auditors’ negligence claims including:

• Acting for the UK subsidiaries of Bonnier AB, in their auditors’ negligence action for c.£70 million against Haysmacintyre LLP, which was successfully compromised shortly before trial;

• Acting for the liquidators of Patisserie Valerie in a £200m claim against Grant Thornton which was successfully compromised;

• Acting for AssetCo PLC who recovered c.£40 million in damages, interest and costs in its auditors’ negligence claim against Grant Thornton UK LLP. The claim was the subject of a 6-week trial in the summer of 2018, and was upheld by the Court of Appeal after a 3-day hearing in January 2020.