Elizabeth Nicholls

Barrister, Commercial Mediator and Arbitrator

Call: 2018 

Practice Summary

Elizabeth has an interest in international arbitration, in addition to her practice as a barrister. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) and the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).

Before coming to the Bar, Elizabeth spent her career working for a leading global consumer products manufacturer, SCA (now Essity), responsible for product development and marketing. Latterly, she worked for leading retailer Sainsbury’s, leading commercial buying, marketing and technical teams. Elizabeth has successfully led high-profile multi-million pound disputes with some of the world’s biggest blue-chip suppliers. She has worked across the world with teams in Sweden, Eastern Europe, Australia, Hong-Kong and China.

Elizabeth has a particular interest in disputes involving contract, fraud, commercial, construction and those involving aboricultural issues. Given her previous experience in industry, she also has the experience and ability to deal with issues arising from commercial, manufacturing, product development, technical and supply chain.  

Elizabeth accepts instructions as counsel and arbitrator in arbitration proceedings and offers advice to individuals, companies and government departments.

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