Elaine Whiteford has joined the London office as a partner in the competition litigation team. She has over 15 years’ experience of contentious EU, Competition, and Regulatory work, specializing in follow-on damages litigation, challenges to regulatory decisions, cartel and other regulatory investigations, and commercial litigation involving competition law issues. She has experience in coordinating multi-jurisdictional litigation on behalf of claimants and defendants and in advising on proactive litigation strategies as well as options for avoiding litigation. Her experience includes 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, the FCA, the CMA, Ofwat, and Ofcom. Prior to commencing professional practice, Elaine was a law lecturer teaching EU law and UK Constitutional law at universities in the UK and the Netherlands.