Elizabeth is a special counsel in the Disputes & Investigations group.
Elizabeth is an experienced litigator specialising in complex commercial dispute resolution and investigations, including multifaceted and long-running contractual disputes, financial sector litigation, regulatory investigations, and administrative law. Elizabeth has a deep understanding of how best to protect clients’ interests during the conduct of such matters, including in relation to discovery, privilege, confidentiality and settlement discussions, and has extensive experience with proceedings in both the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Federal Court of Australia.
Prior to joining Gilbert + Tobin, Elizabeth worked in the disputes team at the London office of a large global firm where she gained experience in significant cross-border disputes and regulatory investigations, primarily in the financial sector.
Elizabeth is also adept at dealing with the unique demands and issues arising in public inquiries, having been deeply involved in the News of the World phone hacking inquiry and related litigation in the UK and the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants in Victoria.
Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from the University of Law (England and Wales), a Master of Arts (First Class Honours with Distinction) in English Literature and French from the University of Edinburgh, and a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (Distinction) from the University of Leeds.