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Elizabeth Wall

Counsel and as Head of Know-How for the Global Corporate Practice

London

Wall Elizabeth
Elizabeth Wall

Counsel and as Head of Know-How for the Global Corporate Practice

London

Elizabeth performs a dual role as Counsel and as Head of Know-How for the Global Corporate Practice at Allen & Overy. Elizabeth advises on a broad range of corporate transactions and company law issues, as well as tracking global market practice in relation to the terms of M&A deals and joint ventures. On the training side, Elizabeth regularly lectures and teaches intensive courses to clients and lawyers around Allen & Overy's global network. Prior to taking up her current role, Elizabeth gained extensive experience, both in London and in Sydney, of advising on private M&A and private equity deals, public takeovers, joint ventures, restructurings and IPOs. She chaired the Company Law Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales from 2015 to 2019, and remains a Committee member.

 

News & insights

Publications: 06 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: 10 key points for effective contingency planning

Covid-19 coronavirus is at the top of the agenda for businesses globally, for good reason. Here are 10 key points to consider to ensure your business is fully prepared.

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News: 09 JANUARY 2020

Global trends in private M&A

We have recently produced a client presentation on global trends in private M&A. Our findings draw on an in-depth analysis of more than 1,250 private M&A deals that A&O has advised on globally over the last eight years, looking at deal dynamics, execution risks and deal terms. This has given us exceptional insight into global and regional trends in market practice.

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Aeroplane

Publications: 09 MAY 2019

Breach of warranty regarding projections as labour and other costs not included

Triumph v Primus included all the usual elements of a warranty dispute: an attempt to avoid the limitations by arguing a claim was not a “warranty claim”; an argument over disclosure; and a defence around the service and contents of the notice of breach. Ultimately though, it was a warranty about the careful preparation of projections that was the seller’s downfall: Triumph Controls UK Ltd & anr v Primus International Holding Co & ors [2019] EWCH 565 (TCC)

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Black white metal

Publications: 09 MAY 2019

Default interest rate of one-month LIBOR plus 12% not a penalty

In Cargill International Trading v Uttam Galva Steels, the High Court decided by summary judgment that a default interest rate of one-month LIBOR plus 12% was valid and enforceable. It did not amount to a penalty, it was validly incorporated into the contract and it was not illegal under Indian law: Cargill International Trading PTE Ltd v Uttam Galva Steels Ltd [2019] EWHC 476 (Comm)

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1996

Admitted as solicitor, NSW, Australia, 2000