Elissa has dual nationality, British and Canadian. Elissa graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2004. She then went on to complete her law degree in London at BBP Law School in 2007. After graduation, Elissa commenced her training contract at a boutique commercial practice in Central London. Elissa was admitted to the Rolls of Solicitors in June 2010. In 2012, Elissa moved to a niche media firm in London advising a number of high profile and net worth individuals and corporate entities from the world of film and television, corporate and hospitality. Elissa has extensive commercial experience and advises businesses on a wide range of commercial agreements, including joint venture agreements, software & licensing agreements, service contracts and non-disclosure agreements.
Elissa acts for clients across a broad range of sectors from IT to business start-ups. She works closely with key stakeholders within the corporate world in order to provide solutions to their legal and commercial issues in the UK.