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Eliza Buchanan

Eliza is an Associate at Hausfeld London, where her practice focuses on both competition and commercial litigation.

Previously, at King & Wood Mallesons in Melbourne, Eliza gained considerable trial experience, assisting in the long-running Cargill Malt Pty Ltd v Viterra Australia Ltd e-trial in the Supreme Court of Victoria. Within that proceeding, she also assisted in Court of Appeal and High Court appeals. In addition, at Logie-Smith Lanyon, she gained a breadth of experience acting for large companies, directors and officers, SMEs and insolvency practitioners in general commercial litigation matters, directors and shareholders disputes, corporate crime, corporate and financial regulatory investigations and prosecutions and insolvency.

Notably, Eliza obtained and executed an Anton Piller search and seizure order in an intellectual property dispute, represented directors and officers of financial services and investment vehicles under investigation by the companies and financial services regulator, acted on behalf of individuals accused of foreign bribery and corruption offences, and represented individuals facing management banning orders and financial services banning injunctions.

She volunteered as Company Secretary for the National Trust of Australia Victoria (Foundation) and ensured that the foundation complied with all of its charitable, corporate and taxation reporting obligations.

Eliza studied and qualified in Melbourne, Australia, completing a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts at La Trobe University in 2013. Eliza is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia, and has appeared on behalf of clients in those jurisdictions.