Elisabeth practices mainly in commercial law and appears regularly in the commercial courts. She has experience in commercial, contractual and property law matters and claims relating to negligence by solicitors and accountants. She has a particular interest in insolvency and company law matters and is regularly instructed in bankrutpcy and insolvency matters. She is ranked in Restructuring and Insolvency by Chambers and Partners who state that "she combines excellent technical insolvency knowledge with a practical solution-based approach". In 2015 Elisabeth was appointed as a standing junior to the Advocate General for Scotland.
Prior to becoming an advocate, Elisabeth spent 5 years as a litigation solicitor with one of Scotland's large commercial law firms. During that time she specialised in finance and insolvency litigation and obtained the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency from the Insolvency Practitioners' Association.
Since 2011, Elisabeth has taught seminars on Accounts, Audit and Distributions and Disqualification of Company Directors on the Company Honours course at the University of Edinburgh.
Elisabeth was awarded the Faculty of Advocates’ Lord Reid Scholarship for 2012/2013.