Elizabeth is a Senior Counsel in the Disputes & Investigations Team. She specialises in international arbitration, including both investor-state arbitration and commercial arbitration.
She advises on disputes across a wide range of industries including energy, telecommunications, financial services, construction and infrastructure. She has been involved in numerous arbitrations governed by the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICSID, as well as ad hoc arbitrations. Elizabeth also advises on the structuring of investments to obtain maximum treaty protection, allowing investors to take advantage of the available protection before a dispute arises.
Elizabeth is active in the arbitration community and sits on the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators' London Branch Committee as a representative of the Young Members Group.
|Since 2021||Senior Counsel, Taylor Wessing|
|2017 – 2021||Managing Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP in London|
|2013 – 2017||Associate, White & Case LLP in London and Paris|
|2012 – 2013||Associate, Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP in Ottawa, Canada|
|2011 – 2012||Fox Scholar, Middle Temple|
|2017||Admitted as a solicitor, England & Wales|
|2011||Qualified as a Barrister & Solicitor, Ontario, Canada|
|2010||LLB from University of Ottawa|
|2005||BA from McGill University|
The Economics of International Arbitration and Third Party Funding: What it is, what it might be, and what it should be.
The Era of Specialised Arbitration: Part One – Art, Sport, Finance.
The Era of Specialised Arbitration: Part Two – Energy, Construction, Aviation, Maritime.
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners
Recent investment treaty developments for the UK and Jersey
Disputes Quick Read - What do practitioners think about making alternative dispute resolution (ADR) compulsory?
Foreign investments in Russia at risk: how investment arbitration can provide protection
Embargoed judgments – dos and don'ts