Beth is a Senior Associate in the London office, and works with both the International Trade, Energy & Arbitration group and the Regulatory & Investigations team. Beth acts on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious international trade and commodity related matters, including LCIA and trade body arbitrations, in relation to both soft and hard commodities.
Beth also advises on regulatory issues relating to international trade, such as economic sanctions, compliance and anti-bribery, and has experience of conducting internal investigations.
Beth spent over a year on client secondments to two international trading companies, where she assisted on a wide range of trade and shipping matters and gained a valuable insight into their operations and needs.
Lead associate on an internal investigation into allegations of bribery, including notifying and liaising with the Serious Fraud Office.
Acting on a large civil fraud claim before the Commercial Court, including successfully defending a jurisdiction challenge before the Court of Appeal.
Advising an international commodities trader on sanctions issues.
Reviewing a trading company's compliance policies and procedures and advising on improvements, including presenting findings to the management board.
Assisting on an upstream oil and gas LCIA arbitration.
Working on soft commodity disputes, including arbitrations under the rules of the Sugar Association of London.
Conducting an internal investigation for a subsidiary of a FTSE100 into a suspected employee fraud.
Beth is a Senior Associate in the London International Trade and Regulatory team, with experience in trade disputes and regulatory issues, including sanctions, bribery and corruption and internal investigations.