Alice Lithgow Solicitor

Experience

Alice is a Partner in the Commercial Litigation team and has extensive experience of resolving commercial and insolvency related disputes.

Education

2004  Qualified as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts
1997-1999 College of Law (Guildford)
1991 -1995 University College London, 2:1 BA (Hons)

Memberships & Associations

  • Law Society of England and Wales

  • London Solicitor Litigation Association

  • Lawyers Christian Fellowship

Recent cases Alice has worked on

  • Acting for the Joint Provisional Liquidators of a company in liquidation in Bermuda to obtain a Recognition Order in the High Court and arranging subsequent s236 interviews to obtain further information about potential claims.
  • Acting in Part 8 charity proceedings in the High court Chancery Division in a church dispute involving the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.  After several contested Court hearings, the parties agreed to set up a new CIO under the Judge’s guidance.
  • Settling a claim for misuse of private information, harassment and infringement of GDPR on behalf of a local councillor who had a witness statement published on a local politics blog.  The settlement included a Statement of Apology in the open Court and payment of costs.
  • Advising representatives of a consortium of over 150 shareholders with regard to the recovery of losses in relation to a Plc in administration.
  • Advising a financial services company on insurance coverage issues in relation to claims made in respect of unregulated collective investment schemes.
  • Representing a Defendant in a 16 week trial in the Commercial Court in a claim brought by 500 Claimants against the providers of investment schemes for (amongst other matters) dishonest assistance and breach of trust.
  • Obtaining a freezing order against an employee who had allegedly misappropriated monies from the company’s bank account.
  • Obtaining a judgment for damages in a high profile harassment case.
  • Securing a settlement for a director defending a claim brought for misfeasance pursuant to s212 Insolvency Act 1986 and numerous other insolvency cases.
  • Representing a New Zealand client at a Privy Council hearing concerning Maori land rights
  • Acting for Claimants in a class action against the UK government in one of the first cases brought under the Human Rights Act.