Ellie Rees

Ellie Rees


Email ellie.rees@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 5929

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Ellie Rees is an associate in our insurance and reinsurance team who has experience in advising clients across a wide range of regulatory and transactional matters within the insurance market, including in relation to insurance distribution, and the drafting of policy wordings and other commercial arrangements. 

Ellie has particular focus on advising clients across a wide range of issues in the international trade sphere, with a particular focus on sanctions and export controls matters. Ellie has acted on various advisory, transactional and investigatory matters within the EU legal framework and regularly liaises with U.S. colleagues on the application of U.S. laws.

Ellie's clients include insurers, reinsurers, insurance intermediaries, and retail companies. She has also spent time in-house with a number of insurance brokers, and with an in-house commercial legal team.

Education and admissions


LL.B., London School of Economics, 2014

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

Advising insurers, brokers and retail clients on the UK regulatory requirements related to the carrying on of regulated activities in the UK.

Assisting with the drafting of a number of insurance policy wordings for insurance broker and retail clients.

Advising on a number of corporate and real estate transactional deals on warranty and indemnity insurance aspects.

Advising an insurtech company on the structuring and drafting of a distribution arrangement in the UK.

Advising on the structuring and drafting of a range of sanctions and export control policies, as well as providing training in relation to the same.

Advising on a number of corporate transactional deals (on both buy-side and sell-side) on sanctions and export controls aspects.

Advising clients in a range of sectors (including insurance, defence and energy) on export and trade control legislation and licensing.

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