Elizabeth Montpetit | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Elizabeth Montpetit
Elizabeth Montpetit

Elizabeth Montpetit

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 2486

E emontpetit@whitecase.com

Overview

Elizabeth Montpetit is an associate in the Dispute Resolution Group of the Firm's London office, where her practice focuses on international arbitration. Elizabeth has previously worked in White & Case's Paris office.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2013, Elizabeth acquired experience with a Canadian litigation firm in Ottawa, Ontario, where she worked in the area of international arbitration, as well as commercial and civil litigation. Elizabeth also completed the Fox Scholarship in London, working for three prestigious barristers' chambers specializing in commercial law and international arbitration.

Elizabeth also works on pro bono matters relating to human rights and freedom of expression before international treaty-based bodies and UNESCO.

Bars and Courts

  • Ontario Bar

Education

  • LLB, University of Ottawa
  • BA, McGill University

Languages

  • English
  • French

Experience

Multi-billion dollar ICC arbitration representing a major European energy provider in relation to the construction and installation by contractors of a nuclear power plant.

ICC arbitration representing the lead partner of an international consortium of contractors in a dispute against a government entity in relation to claims and counter-claims concerning the termination of a construction contract relating to a major rail project in Southern Europe.

ICC arbitration representing a French company in the oil storage sector in the context of a JV dispute.

Ad hoc arbitration, under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, regarding an oil supply contract involving an African government.

Obtaining novel interim injunctive relief in Canada for a pharmaceutical company involved in foreign fraud proceedings.

Awards & Recognition

Harold G. Fox Scholar, 2011–2012