Elaine Whiteford

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan (London)
Lawyer (Partner)

Elaine Whiteford has over 15 years’ experience of contentious EU, Competition and Regulatory work, specialising in follow-on damages litigation, challenges to regulatory decisions, cartel and other regulatory investigations and commercial litigation involving competition law issues. She has been involved in many significant competition damages cases in recent years including: Enron v EWS, Devenish, Provimi, BCL/Deans v Sanofi-Aventis, Cooper Tyre, Crehan, Emerson Electric, Emerald and others v BA, AB Agri Limited v Tessenderlo and others, Capital Meters v National Grid, National Grid v Prysmian and others. She posses experience in co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional litigation on behalf of claimants and advising defendants on proactive litigation strategies as well as advising prospective defendants on options for avoiding litigation. She has experience litigating claims before the High Court, the Competition Appeal Tribunal, the Court of Appeal, the General Court of the European Union and the European Court of Justice, including one of the few abuse of dominance claims to go to trial in England (Arriva the Shires v LLAOL). She has represented a number of clients facing investigation by the European Commission or the CMA for possible breaches of EU and/or UK competition law. Lastly, she has been a law lecturer teaching EU law and UK Constitutional law at Universities in the UK and the Netherlands.


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