Lizzie ShimminPartner at Jenner & Block (UK)
Elizabeth Shimmin is a solicitor-advocate and partner in the firm’s London office. She has significant experience advising clients on a wide range of complex claims in both international arbitration and commercial litigation proceedings.
Ms. Shimmin’s practice encompasses claims relating to joint ventures and shareholder disputes, financing arrangements (including derivatives), fraud, breaches of trust and fiduciary duty, and the multi-jurisdictional enforcement of unpaid judgments and awards. She advises clients on international disputes across a range of industry sectors, with particular experience in financial litigation, energy, infrastructure and defence. She has represented clients in proceedings before the English High Court and Court of Appeal, several oversees courts and before institutional and ad hoc arbitration tribunals.
Ms. Shimmin also works closely with the firm’s Investigation, Compliance and Defense Practice and has significant experience acting for financial institutions in relation to internal and government investigations by a range of regulatory agencies in the UK, US, and across Europe. She is also experienced in representing senior management in investigations by the FRC, the FCA, and other regulatory bodies.
Market commentators for Chambers and Partners 2020 describe Ms. Shimmin as “incredibly diligent and thoughtful – a rising star”.