Head of the Firm's Construction Practice, Ellis Baker is a leading authority on construction law.
Ellis advises clients on all aspects of the delivery of construction and engineering projects, from procurement and the drafting and negotiation of contracts, to contract administration and the avoidance and resolution of disputes. Originally a barrister, Ellis acts as lead advocate in the cases on which he is instructed.
Ellis has advised developers, contractors, consultants and lenders on projects in 31 countries across five continents, including power stations, oil and gas installations, metals and mining facilities, process plants, transport infrastructure and commercial developments.
Ellis is one of the few individuals ranked Band 1 for Construction: Purchaser by Chambers UK and is also ranked as a Leading Individual for Construction by Legal 500.
Ellis has been recognised by independent legal directories as a leading lawyer for construction law since 2005, and, in 2017, was described as being "singled out by market sources for his work on international disputes" by Chambers UK.
Ellis is lead author of "FIDIC Contracts: Law and Practice", published by Informa, the principal construction text covering the whole suite of major FIDIC forms of contract.