Seth Whitmore - Foreign Qualified Lawyer
020 7842 1660


Seth is a Canadian-qualified Barrister and Solicitor and associate in the commercial litigation team. He is developing a broad practice comprising high value, complex contractual disputes, civil fraud litigation, insolvency and banking, and financial services matters.

Notable experience


Seth studied Politics and History at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours, with Distinction). He subsequently received his Juris Doctor from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver where he won a number of academic, mooting, and community awards and scholarships.

Seth completed his articles at Blake, Cassels and Graydon in Toronto before being called to the Ontario Bar in 2016.

Following his articles, Seth was awarded one of two annual Fox Scholarships. As a Fox Scholar, he spent a year as a non-tenancy seeking pupil in commercial barristers’ chambers in London assisting with general commercial, civil fraud, and financial services disputes before tribunals, the High Court, and Court of Appeal.

Seth joined Byrne and Partners in August 2017.

News and Articles

Good Faith in Contract: the English Position - 29 May 2018 

Meet More People in This Team

Nicola Boulton


Nicola Boulton is a commercial litigator with particular expertise in high value civil fraud, financial services, and trust litigation. Nicola acts for high net w ...

Full Profile

Yvonne Jefferies


Yvonne Jefferies is a partner specialising in complex commercial litigation and arbitration disputes often of an international nature. With over 30 years’ e ...

Full Profile

Ben Davies


Ben Davies is a partner in the civil litigation team.  He works principally on high value, complex fraud claims in the Commercial Court, which often involve ...

Full Profile

Elizabeth Seborg


Elizabeth is a commercial litigator with a focus on high value and multi-jurisdictional disputes.   She acts for both claimants and defendants, includin ...

Full Profile