Elizabeth Preston-Whyte Senior Associate
Elizabeth has a commercial litigation and arbitration practice that encompasses disputes involving complex financial products, competition law infringement disputes, general commercial disputes, construction and engineering 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 acted for Betgenius and Genius Sports in the standalone competition claim brought by Sportradar which was 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, for the special administrators of a forex trading company and on a number of cases concerning allegations of defective engineering design and installation including in relation to commercial printing presses and wind farms.
Elizabeth has spent six months working as a judicial assistant to the Competition Tribunal in South Africa. She is a qualified Solicitor-Advocate.