Elizabeth Nicholls

Barrister, Commercial Mediator and Arbitrator

Call: 2018 

Practice Summary

Elizabeth comes to chambers with over 20 years experience in international corporate companies. She is developing a broad chancery, commercial and intellectual property practice.

Elizabeth acts for UK and international clients, including individuals, trustees, companies, insurers and local authorities. She also offers advice on highways and aboricultural related legal issues. Elizabeth is a member of 4-5’s International Arbitration group, being a commercial mediator and arbitrator.

Before coming to the Bar, Elizabeth spent her career working for leading global consumer products manufacturer, SCA (now Essity), responsible for product development and marketing. Latterly, she worked for the second largest supermarket retailer Sainsbury’s, leading international commercial buying, marketing and technical teams.

Elizabeth has successfully led high-profile multi-million pound negotiations and resolved complex disputes with some of the world’s biggest blue-chip suppliers. She has been involved in investigations including allegations of bribery, anti-competition and market price fixing. Elizabeth has experience of international supply chain and has worked with cross-functional teams in Sweden, Eastern Europe, Australia, Hong-Kong and China.

Elizabeth’s experience in business before coming to the Bar enables her to give practical and realistic advice to all her clients. 

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