Elizabeth advises individuals, families and family businesses in times of dispute. Working closely with specialist private client, family and corporate law colleagues, she is known for "going the extra mile", and for her collaborative and pragmatic approach. Clients value her technical ability, responsiveness and thoughtful manner. Elizabeth is also an accredited mediator.
Elizabeth advises on a wide range of complex commercial, trust, succession and private wealth disputes, which often involve multi-jurisdiction issues. She has a busy and thriving practice and has assisted on a number of well-known and high-value cases. Elizabeth’s clients include trustees (onshore and offshore) and beneficiaries; high net worth individuals and families with complex international assets, entrepreneurs and substantial family businesses.
Elizabeth has experience of all stages of the litigation process, from initial pre-action advice up to trial, and also in appeals, including Supreme Court appeals. Her experience extends to alternative forms of dispute resolution, such as arbitration and mediation.
In 2020, Elizabeth qualified as an accredited mediator in England and Wales, and also by the State Bar of California. Using her mediation skills, her focus is on finding the best solutions for her clients, resolving disputes, mitigating risk and trying to reach a consensual outcome where possible.
Elizabeth is listed as a Next Generation partner and a Rising Star in the Legal 500 directory and as a notable practitioner in Chambers High Net Worth. Elizabeth was awarded the Rising Star Award at the Chambers High Net Worth Awards 2022 in recognition of her work in the contentious trusts and probate sector.