Legal 500 2020
Liz’s practice covers a wide range of areas of commercial law, with particular emphasis on insurance and reinsurance, aviation, professional negligence and civil fraud. She acts both as an advocate and in an advisory role, both as sole counsel and as a junior, in court proceedings and in arbitration.
Some highlights include:
Liz has a first class degree in Modern History and Modern Languages from Oxford University, in which she came top of the year. She studied law at City University, London, gaining a distinction and coming second in the year, and she has a master’s degree in law from Harvard.
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Liz practises in various aspects of aviation, spanning contractual disputes to aviation insurance matters. Liz has recently worked on the following matters:
Liz has substantial experience in the field of insurance and reinsurance. She has worked on a number of high value disputes, across a wide range of sectors, from aviation to banking. Much of the insurance and reinsurance work Liz does takes place within the context of arbitration. A selection of cases which Liz has worked on are as follows:
Many of the cases on which Liz works involve foreign parties and raise issues of foreign law and jurisdictional disputes. In particular:
Liz has a burgeoning professional negligence practice and has recently been involved in the following cases:
Liz has experience of a wide range of shipping cases, acting for ship-owners, charterers and P&I clubs. A selection of the cases which Liz has worked on, include:
Liz has experience in the field of civil fraud, including:
BA in History and Modern Languages (First class, top in the year), Pembroke College, University of Oxford (2002-2006).
Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction, 2nd in the year), City University (2006-2007)
BVC (Outstanding), ICSL (2007-2008)
LL.M., Harvard (2008-9)
Domus Scholarship (2003) (Pembroke College)
David Karmel Scholarship (2006) (Gray’s Inn)
Bedingfield Scholarship (2007) (Gray’s Inn)
Everard Van Heyden Prize for performance on the BVC (2008) (ICSL)
Arden Scholarship (2009) (Gray’s Inn)
Whilst on the BVC, Liz taught EC law to students on the GDL at City University.