Mishcon de Reya
Partner and Director of Business Development
Elliot is a Partner and the Firm's Director of Business Development, with overall responsibility for brand, marketing, communications, client development, new business, international strategy and social impact. He also works with clients developing both business and brand strategies. He worked for Leo Burnett for 12 years, joining as a management trainee in London. Elliot ran local, international and global client business and was on the Management Board of the London Office. He also worked in Mumbai and Mexico City. Elliot became Managing Director of Leagas Delaney London in 2005 and in four years he helped the business to grow by 40%. He is Chair of Bee London, which covers the business improvement districts in Holborn, St.Giles and Bloomsbury, as well as Farringdon and Clerkenwell. His focus is on reputation building, attracting property investment, developing the public realm, and sustainability initiatives. He is a consultant to a tech start-up and sits on the Development Board of the London Symphony Orchestra. Elliot hosts Jazz Shapers on Jazz FM interviewing leading entrepreneurs. He was shortlisted for the Law Firm Management Individual of the Year in the Lawyer Management Awards 2013. In 2012 he was the first non-lawyer to be included in the FT’s 10 most innovative individuals in the legal sector.