Elisette Leite is of counsel in the litigation and international dispute resolution practices. Her practice encompasses disputes and advisory work in the areas of commercial law, civil law, employment law, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. She is also an accredited mediator.
Elisette worked as legal counsel for two years for a design and communications company. She has recently completed two long-term secondments: for 17 months in 2015 and 2016, two to three days per week, as acting General Counsel for Southern Europe for a leading international spirits group, and for 10 months in 2016 and 2017, three days per week, for a Tier-1 automotive supplier.
Elisette is specifically responsible for the Portuguese, Brazilian and Spanish clients of our legal practice. Her native language is Portuguese and, in addition to French and English, she is fluent in Spanish, having spent two years in Madrid, Spain.