Eleanor M. Scogings

  • Associate
  • Eeleanor.scogings@lw.com
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
  • T +44.20.7710.1000


Eleanor Scogings is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Scogings works within the International Arbitration, Public International Law, and Complex Commercial Litigation Practices of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department.

She advises clients in both commercial arbitrations and investment treaty arbitrations, as well as complex multijurisdictional litigation. Ms. Scogings has advised clients with respect to construction, energy, shipping, banking, and bilateral investment treaty disputes including under the LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICSID, and HKIAC Rules.

She is a member of several industry related groups including the LCIA Young International Arbitration Group, the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, the Young Public International Law Group, and the Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration.

Ms. Scogings previously trained in the firm's Litigation & Trial Department, and also undertook training in the Banking and Technology Transactions Practices.


Ms. Scogings has assisted with representing clients in complex arbitration and litigation, including:

  • A Respondent State in an UNCITRAL arbitration arising from claims made under a bilateral investment treaty, concerning a bank rescue
  • The Defendant, a State-owned oil company, against a claim for over US$1 billion in an HKIAC arbitration concerning alleged Events of Default under a loan agreement
  • The Claimant in an LCIA energy arbitration regarding compensation arising from a service agreement 
  • The Claimant, a multinational oil and gas company, in an UNCITRAL arbitration relating to the construction of onshore-offshore pipelines in Nigeria
  • The Defendant, an international bank, in a multijurisdictional banking litigation relating to complex trusts law and conflicts of law issues
  • The Respondent in an LCIA shipping arbitration relating to the charter and refit of a semi-submersible offshore floating platform
  • The Claimant in an ICSID Additional Facility arbitration under a bilateral investment treaty in relation to losses suffered in Libya
  • The Claimant in commencing and terminating an UNCITRAL arbitration relating to political risk events under a project finance agreement
  • The Co-Defendants in a complex cartel proceeding

Thought Leadership

  • English High Court Confirms Mediation Can Be Condition Precedent to Litigation -  September 03, 2019
  • Enforcement of an Award Adjourned Against a Non-Party to an Arbitration Agreement  -  June 05, 2019
  • Before Commencing Arbitration, Ensure That the Entity Being Sued Exists Under the Applicable Law -  May 29, 2019
  • Sections 68 and 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996 Have Bite! -  April 08, 2019
  • English High Court: Public Interest Outweighed Confidentiality of Arbitration -  April 04, 2019
  • Arbitration Without an Express Arbitration Clause  -  February 22, 2019
  • English Court of Appeal Upholds an Extension of Time to Commence Arbitration  -  January 30, 2019
  • Arbitrator challenges: The Long View -  June 29, 2018
  • High Court Decision in Norske Skog: Puh! (Norwegian for Phew!)  -  April 09, 2018
  • Parties Must Take Care to Avoid Risk of Defective Service in Arbitration -  December 11, 2017
  • International Arbitration Newsletter (May 2017) -  May 08, 2017
  • Court Refuses to Expand Challenges of Arbitral Procedural Orders -  August 04, 2016
  • London Blog: An Oily Situation: Separability, Public Policy and Arbitral Awards  -  June 06, 2016
Bar Qualification
  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Legal Practice Course, University of Law, 2015
  • LLB Law, University of Exeter, 2014
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power
  • Financial Institutions
  • Mining & Metals
  • International Arbitration
  • Litigation & Trial Practice
  • Public International Law
  • Complex Commercial Litigation