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Elizabeth is an experienced litigator who has a common law practice with a particular emphasis on complex commercial litigation, Group Actions and product liability work. Elizabeth is a seasoned trial advocate and acts in arbitrations and mediations as well as across the first instance and appellate courts.

She advises on a range of commercial disputes, often with an international dimension, from sale of goods and services claims, to corporate and personal debts and insolvency. She specialises in claims involving banks and financial institutions with a particular emphasis on fraud and financial crime, the enforceability of guarantees and debtor-creditor-supplier litigation. Elizabeth is regularly instructed to represent the largest lending institutions and credit providers as well as private individuals and large corporations. She has experience of economic tort claims, including complex conspiracy, tortious interference and procuring breach of contract cases, and of many claims involving breach of fiduciary duties.

With a client base comprising many large corporates, Elizabeth has acted in many high profile allegedly defective product cases litigated, in the main, under Group Litigation Orders. She has particular experience of claims involving medical devices and the apportionment of liability between patients, suppliers, manufacturers, surgeons and credit providers. She has advised and represented those in the finance, construction, transport, technology and healthcare sectors, and has first-hand experience of the procedures and tactics required in some of the largest commercial group actions, including funding issues, setting the parameters of the litigation, drafting individual and composite pleadings, rolling electronic disclosure by tranches and the scope of privilege, preliminary strike-out arguments on law, and disputes as to expert evidence.

Elizabeth is often involved in advising clients on preventative as well as remedial measures throughout the course of regulatory investigations. She also has a wealth of international experience, having advised in US, African and offshore cases.

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