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Lizzie Williams is a dispute resolution lawyer who advises on a broad range of corporate, commercial and individual disputes, with a focus on disputes in the technology, media and entertainment sectors.

Lizzie is a solicitor advocate and has extensive experience of litigation and arbitration from the pre-action stage to trial, including urgent injunctions, appeals, group litigation, mediation and settlement negotiations.

Lizzie has particular expertise in disputes involving technology companies or relating to innovative technologies or digital transformation, including:

  • Contractual disputes for technology-focused businesses, from start-ups to large corporations
  • Advising on the management, resuscitation and resetting of difficult digital transformation projects
  • Disputes involving traditional IT contracts (e.g. hardware, software development, outsourcing, licensing)
  • Disputes involving technology procurement (including under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015)
  • Disputes involving blockchain technology (e.g. NFTs, cryptocurrency, smart contracts)
  • Disputes involving the misappropriation and tracing of stolen digital assets
  • Disputes involving investments in technology companies
  • Disputes involving AI or other emerging technologies

Lizzie is the author of the Practical Law practice note AI disputes and risk mitigation and the book A Practical Guide to Smart Contracts and the Law.

Lizzie was recognised as a “Rising Star” and “Key Lawyer” in Commercial Litigation in the Legal 500 2022, 2023 and 2024.

Lizzie is a member of the Society for Computers and Law, the Tech Disputes Network, the Cyber Fraud and Asset Recovery Network, the Digital Law Association and Thought Leaders 4 Disputes.