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Approachable and willing to go the extra mile

Eleni Nicolaou


Assisting clients to find suitable solutions to their disputes is what has drawn Eleni Nicolaou to Litigation. Throughout her litigation experience, Eleni has had a pragmatic and honest approach when dealing with clients.  She focuses on building good professional relationships with clients and assists the Disputes team in variety of High Court and arbitration matters.  As a newly qualified solicitor, Eleni Nicolaou is trustworthy and confident in her skills to act in the clients’ best interests and strives for a successful outcome where possible.

Graduated from Queen Mary University London with a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Master of Laws in Energy and Natural Resources, Eleni Nicolaou, was also called to the Bar in 2015 and completed her Legal Practice Course with a Distinction.  An all-rounder in her academics, Eleni trained with Greenwoods and qualified into the Disputes team in September 2022. During her training, Eleni successfully completed seats in our Property Disputes, Real Estate, and General Disputes teams.  Prior to joining Greenwoods, Eleni spent 4 years as a senior paralegal at Stewarts, a litigation-only firm in London dealing with complex high-value matters in competition litigation and personal injury.

Eleni is determined to continue providing an excellent service and form part of a team that is growing and expanding its network.  Sharp with varied litigation experience and a business mindset, Eleni is an asset to her team.  A member of the Westminster and Holborn Law Society International Committee, Eleni is bilingual and fluent in Greek.

Examples of cases:

  • Assisting the property dispute team acting for the freeholder and managing company of an estate in London, in their application to the First-Tier Tribunal to vary and backdate 262 leases where the applicants won on every count.
  • Handling and assisting on property guardianship matters.
  • Assisting on leasehold and collective enfranchisement, and service charge disputes.
  • Assisting on advising clients on various breach of covenants and forfeiture matters.
  • Various completions of sales and purchases of properties, commercial and residential leases, lease extensions, assignments, transfers, and licences for alterations.
  • Assisted in a dispute regarding the beneficial ownership of the Claimant, the basis of its occupation of a company’s site and the freehold interest in a parcel of land.
  • Mediation experience.


A keen runner and a marathon finisher, Eleni is resilient and enjoys all things related to fitness.  She loves getting involved with volunteering work and charity fundraising and has cycled over 300 miles from London to Paris in 3 days in support of a charity that helps those who have been catastrophically injured.

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