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Elizabeth Barrett

Slaughter And May

London England, , GBR


Elizabeth Barrett was Head of Dispute Resolution from 2004 to 2008. Her practice spans a broad range of high-profile commercial litigation, domestic and cross-border investigations and contentious regii.Jiatory matters. Her clients include leading financial institutions, major corporates and governmental and regulatory bodies.

Elizabeth has extensive experience of resolving strategically complex disputes, particularly those involving numerous parties or multiple actions and parallel proceedings in other jurisdictions (notably the USA). She has handled many statutory, regulatory and disciplinary investigations in the commercial and financial sectors, and the subsequent related litigation and class actions. Having acted for parties being investigated, for those appearing as witnesses and for the regulator conducting the investigation she has an invaluable understanding of, and insight into, the regulatory process. She is often asked to provide urgent and discreet risk management advice to clients facing novel corporate-threatening or reputational issues.

Elizabeth is listed as a leading individual for Commercial litigation, Fraud (Civil and Corporate Crime), and Financial Services (Contentious), and recommended for Banking Litigation, Administrative and Public Law and Professional Negligence in The Legal 500 2012. She is also ranked as a leading individual for Dispute Resolution, Civil Fraud, and Financial Services (Contentious Regulatory) in Chambers UK, 2013, and for Dispute Resolution in the current editions of Chambers Europe and Chambers Global.
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