Eleanor Midwinter

Specialist Counsel
Wikborg Rein

Eleanor Midwinter is a Specialist Counsel at Wikborg Rein's London office. She works for companies operating within international trade, physical commodities (primarily oil, biofuels and LNG) shipbuilding, dry shipping and marine insurance. Eleanor has been working in these sectors for around 10 years, and has significant experience in managing disputes, international enforcement and contract drafting. Work examples can be found in the 'relevant experience' tab.

Eleanor is in Legal 500 listed as a 'Rising Star' for shipping work and 'recommended' for commodities disputes. She is also recommended within commodities disputes. Client testimonials refer to her as "a professional and knowledgeable lawyer who is responsive and cares about the client’s full understanding of the case"; "exceptional in her ability to work with clients to present the information needed"; and someone who "likes to get into the nitty-gritty of cases, but without ever losing sight of the bigger picture". She is also known for providing a very practical approach to advice and drafting, including in relation to trade sanctions and compliance