Elizabeth Preston-Whyte Senior associate

Elizabeth has a commercial litigation and arbitration practice that encompasses disputes involving complex financial products, construction and engineering disputes, competition law infringement disputes, general commercial disputes, renewable energy disputes, rail industry disputes and advising on private international law.

Elizabeth has worked on a broad range of complex domestic and international disputes and has acted for clients in the High Court and in arbitration. She also advises clients in relation to adjudication and mediation.

She has particular expertise in disputes involving complex financial and mathematical models or complex technical issues. She is acting for Betgenius and Genius Sports in the standalone competition claim brought by Sportradar which is being jointly case managed and heard together with Betgenius and Football DataCo’s breach of confidence claims against Sportradar and its scouts. She has also advised and acted for a train operating company in an arbitration concerning the financial model for its franchise and the recovery of costs, and on a number of cases concerning allegations of defective engineering design and installation. While on secondment as a trainee at a leading global bank, she successfully defended the bank in a complaint before the Financial Ombudsman Service involving a niche area of tax law.

Elizabeth has spent six months working as a judicial assistant to the Competition Tribunal in South Africa. She is a qualified Solicitor-Advocate.