Elizabeth Seborg > PCB Byrne > London, England > Lawyer Profile

PCB Byrne

Work Department

Commercial litigation, civil fraud.


Elizabeth Seborg is a partner in the commercial litigation department at Byrne and Partners, focusing on high-value and multi-jurisdictional disputes. She acts for both claimants and defendants in commercial litigation and civil fraud matters, with particular expertise in cases that span both civil and criminal proceedings. She advises on interim relief, asset tracing, freezing orders and contempt of court proceedings. Elizabeth also represents clients in civil asset forfeiture proceedings and regulatory investigations.


Trained Dechert LLP; qualified 2002; assistant solicitor Dechert LLP 2002-03; assistant solicitor Byrne and Partners LLP 2003-2010, partner 2010 to date.


American Women Lawyers in London; Fraud Women’s Network; Fraud Lawyers Association; POCLA and a member of VOCAL – Victim of Crime Association of Lawyers.


University of California, Berkeley (1995 BA High Honors); College of Law (1999 CPE distinction; 2000 Legal Practice Course distinction).



Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil

(Next Generation Partners)

Elizabeth Seborg PCB Byrne

PCB Byrne is ‘one of the leading civil fraud outfits in the London market‘, and is ‘easily capable of going toe-to-toe with the largest firms‘. A particular strength of the practice lies in asset recovery, with niche specialisms including advice to international companies and institutions in relation to the impact of sanctions on asset recovery, as well as recovering assets in ultra-high net worth matrimonial cases. The team is headed by ‘great strategistAnthony Riem and ‘one of the best solicitors in London‘, Nicola Boulton; it also includes Trevor Mascarenhas, who has ‘a huge intellect with unrivalled knowledge of the law in this area‘. Nick Ractliff ‘is most adept at dealing with highly complex and valuable international litigation involving serious allegations of dishonesty and corporate wrongdoing‘ and Elizabeth Seborg is noted for her asset recovery and interim injunctions work. Charlotte Bhania was promoted to partner in April 2022, while Catherine Eason and Tom McKernan both made partner in July 2023. Neil Micklethwaite and Olga Bischof joined the firm in mid-2023.