Elizabeth Robertson is a partner in Skadden’s government enforcement and white-collar crime practice, based in London. Ms Robertson has more than 20 years of experience advising on multi-jurisdictional white-collar crime cases involving allegations of fraud, corruption and money laundering, and on internal investigations. She regularly represents clients facing prosecution by the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority and other regulatory agencies around the globe.
Ms Robertson is ranked in the top tier in both The Legal 500 and Chambers UK, and was included in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 in 2013, a feature on the most influential people in the UK legal sector.
Her representations, prior to joining Skadden, include advising a large multinational company that provides services to the government in relation to alleged improper distribution of profits, advising on SFO and City of London Police investigations into the company, and advising its subsidiary on the UK Bribery Act; compliance advice for a Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund in connection with anti-money laundering and anti-corruption policies; compliance advice for a Canadian-listed mining business operating in Europe relating to whistleblowing, data protection and anti-corruption procedures; and advising media organisations in connection with the ‘Diana’ inquiry and the Leveson Inquiry into the Media, Culture and Ethics.