Eloise joined Omni Bridgeway in November 2022 as an Investment Manager. Eloise brings to the Omni Bridgeway team extensive experience in restructuring and insolvency matters and general commercial litigation along with cross-border expertise.
Eloise was formerly in private practice as a Partner at Stephenson Harwood in their restructuring and insolvency team in Hong Kong, where she acted for foreign companies, Hong Kong listed and private companies and insolvency practitioners in debt restructurings, insolvency scenarios and associated litigation and creditor clients on enforcement options in distressed scenarios.
Prior to this she was with King & Wood Mallesons in their litigation and regulatory team where she acted for financial services, mining & resources and government sector clients on large scale commercial litigation, regulatory matters, insolvency advice, enforcement action and providing general dispute resolution advice.
Eloise holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of Western Australia and is a qualified lawyer in Australia and Hong Kong. She also holds a diploma in insolvency from Queensland University of Technology and IPA (now known as the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)). She serves as a member of the Executive Board of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC). Eloise is also a member of the International Insolvency Institute (III) NextGen Leadership Program. She regularly tutors as part of the Professional Diploma in Insolvency offered by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Practicing Accountants (HKICPA).
Eloise is recognised in the 2022 Global Restructuring Review 40 under 40, China Business Law Journal 2022 rising star, as a recommended lawyer in 2022 Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Restructuring and Insolvency: foreign firms China / Restructuring and insolvency Hong Kong/Dispute resolution: Litigation Hong Kong, and Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2022 and 2023 (China) Restructuring/Insolvency as Up and Coming. Eloise was awarded the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2021 Young Lawyer of the Year, IWIRC Fetner Award in 2019 for exceptional contributions by an international IWIRC member, "GRR 2019: Future Thought Leader Award" awarded to a junior woman under the age of 40 who is a name to watch in future and the 2016 IWIRC rising star.