Nimrod Amanuel
Henry Mitchell
Law Graduate
Jiashu Wang
Law Graduate
Rachel Stower
Chris Lin
Eamonn Carpenter
Sam Poulsen
Joel Whale
Special Counsel

Elena Stojcevski


A commercially-focused senior litigator, Elena specialises in complex construction and commercial disputes, and has significant expertise in arbitration, litigation, expert determinations and dispute resolution boards. Elena has particular expertise in delay and programming disputes, having led these aspects of litigation for clients on several matters.

She is known for her strong commercial acumen and ability to distil complex legal issues into clearly understandable principles.  In addition to her strong legal skills, Elena is well-practised at leading large multi-disciplinary teams of lawyers, experts and consultants.  She consistently endeavours to foster relationships with her clients and colleagues by taking a collaborative an interactive approach to her work.

Elena has completed a Masters of Construction Law at The University of Melbourne, which supplements her extensive construction litigation experience. She has also attended the National University of Singapore’s leadership development programme.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Elena worked at Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Gadens Lawyers.


Construction; Litigation; Disputes


  • Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts – La Trobe University
  • Bachelor of Arts (History and Politics) – The University of Melbourne
  • Master of Construction Law – The University of Melbourne
  • Admitted to practice in Melbourne


  • Assisted the joint venture contractor regarding the various disputes on the West Gate Tunnel Project. Responsible for and managing all delay and disruption aspects of the Project.
  • Assisted large Australian contractor in respect of a disputes arising from various claims regarding repainting works on the West Gate Bridge.
  • Acted for a global oil and gas contractor in multiple international arbitrations in respect of claims in excess of AU$1.2 billion arising out of the construction of an LNG loading jetty in Western Australia. One arbitration is under the ICC Rules 2012 and is seated in Singapore and the other is under the UNCITRAL Rules 1976 and is seating seated in Perth. Leading the delay and programming aspects of the case, including managing experts and dealing with Senior and Junior Counsel from both Australia and Keating Chambers in the UK.
  • Assisted the principal with claims in excess of $AUD 1 billion, both under contract and statute through an ICC arbitration.
  • Successfully acted on a claim of more than $180 million related to variations under the contract. Advised and took responsibility for the engineering and programming aspects of the claim.
  • Assisting Australian developer in respect of various dispute (building defect, design defect, variation (claims as they arise – including in respect of adjudications under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002.
  • Providing ongoing advice to facilities management company across its services portfolio on various disputes and issues as they arise.