“Very impressive! A truly global practice and a leader in energy disputes.”
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)(Exeter University 1984)
  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Commodities
  • Telecommunications
  • Maritime
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Investor State Dispute Settlement
  • England and Wales (1988)
  • Arbitration Chambers 2017 - Present
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges 2010 - 2016 (Chair of International Dispute Resolution Group, London)
  • McDermott, Will & Emery 2005 - 2010 (Chair of International Dispute Avoidance and Resolution Group, London)
  • Norton Rose 1997 - 2005 (Partner, Head of International Arbitration, London)
  • Norton Rose 1981 - 1997 (Trainee and Assistant Solicitor, London)
  • Chair of an ICSID arbitration Eco Oro Minerals Corp v Republic of Colombia
  • Arbitration in London under the ICC Rules relating to an IFC Loan Agreement dispute applying English Law
  • Arbitration in New York under the ICDR Rules relating to a dispute over the development of a hospitality project in Korea applying New York law
  • Arbitration in Egypt under the LCIA Rules relating to a JOA dispute over charges related to a project in Cairo
  • Arbitration in Seoul under the ICC Rules relating to a JOA for an urban development project in Korea applying Korean law
  • Arbitration under the ICC Rules relating to an energy consortium dispute against a sovereign State applying the customs and usages of the international petroleum industry and international principles of law
  • Arbitration in Calgary under the ICC Rules relating to a Subcontract Agreement on a Refinery project applying Canadian law
  • Arbitration in London under the ICC Rules relating to gas pricing under a long-term gas sales agreement applying Cypriot law
  • Arbitration in London under the ICC Rules relating to the provision of services in the Middle East applying English and Jordanian law
  • Arbitration in Singapore under the SIAC Rules relating to a commodity sales contract applying Singaporean law
  • Arbitration in Stockholm under the SCC Rules relating to a dispute over a hospitality agreement in Russia applying English law
  • Arbitration in London relating to a Hospitality Management Agreement applying the laws of Dubai
  • Arbitration in London under the LCIA Rules relating to pricing under a long-term commodity sales contract applying English law
  • Arbitration in London under the LCIA Rules relating to a post M&A dispute in the off shore energy sector applying Russian law
  • Arbitration in London under the ICC Rules relating to a Shareholders Agreement in the telecoms sector applying English law
  • Arbitration in the DIFC relating to a Sales Contract
  • Arbitration in London under the LCIA Rules relating to a post M&A dispute in the Financial Services sector applying English law
  • Arbitration in London under the ICC Rules relating to a construction dispute applying English law
  • Arbitration in London under the ICC Rules relating to a post M&A dispute in the energy sector applying English law
  • Arbitration in London under the LCIA Rules relating to a Joint Operating Agreement applying English law
  • Arbitration in London under the LCIA Rules relating to a Shareholders Agreement in the energy sector applying Swiss law
  • Arbitration in London under the LCIA Rules relating to an infrastructure project in Africa applying English law
  • Ad Hoc arbitration in Geneva relating to a shareholders’ agreement applying the laws of Texas
  • Ad Hoc arbitration in London under the UNCITRAL Rules relating to a telecoms dispute in India applying Indian law
  • Three consolidated and expedited ad hoc arbitrations in London relating to the sale of commodities under a framework agreement applying English law
  • Arbitration in London under the LCIA Rules relating to a project in sub-Saharan Africa applying Kenyan law
  • Arbitration in London under the LCIA Rules relating to a shareholders dispute applying English law
  • Ad Hoc arbitration in London under the UNCITRAL Rules relating to a construction project in Africa applying the Democratic Republic of Congo’s law
  • Ad Hoc arbitration in London under the UNCITRAL Rules relating to an insolvent Russian company applying English and Russian laws
  • Arbitration in London under the LCIA Rules relating to an Indian dispute applying English law
  • Arbitration in London under the LCIA Rules relating to an investment agreement applying English and Indian laws
  • Arbitration in Stockholm under the SCC Rules relating to a joint venture dispute applying the laws of New York
  • Arbitration in Zurich under the SCAI Rules in relation to royalties payable under a joint operating agreement applying the laws of Texas
  • Ad Hoc arbitration in London relating to the financing of a gas pipeline in Central Asia applying English law
  • Arbitration in London under the LCIA Rules relating to a production sharing agreement applying English law
  • Ad Hoc arbitration in London relating to a charterparty dispute applying English law
  • Lecturer at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Summer programme at Oxford University
  • External examiner of the Queen Mary LLM course on International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlement
  • Access to dispute resolution mechanisms under Article 26 of the Energy Charter Treaty, Investment Protection and the Energy Charter Treaty
  • Arbitrator bias - current law
  • Enforcement of International Arbitration Awards in Russia
  • Examining the legal framework of OHADA and its impact on trade facilitation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions - a litigator's view
  • Interim measures in International Arbitration
  • The Art of Arbitrating
  • Cultural clashes in Arbitration: Civil Law versus Common Law
  • Liability of Arbitrators in England and Wales
  • Model Pipeline Agreements - dispute settlement provisions
  • Value maximisation: Litigation versus Arbitration
  • Denial of benefits provisions in Investment Treaty Arbitration
  • Worst Practices in Investment Arbitration
  • Successful rainmaking for women lawyers
  • New York versus London as the place of Arbitration
  • Arbitral Institutions under scrutiny - appointment and confirmation of Arbitrators
  • Challenges to Arbitrators
  • Having a successful international career - is having it all truly possible?
  • Gas pricing in Long Term Supply Agreements
  • Gender diversity in arbitral tribunals
  • What does an EU Competition Law claim bring to the party?
  • Member of the ICC Court (Commission on Arbitration and ADR)
  • Former Board Director of the LCIA
  • Chair of the International Arbitral Appointments Committee of the Scottish Arbitration Centre
  • Immediate past chair of the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee of the IPBA
  • Chair of the Review Committee of the Energy Arbitrators List
  • Vice Chair of the Oil and Gas Arbitration Club
  • Member of the Legal Assistance Task Force for the Energy Charter Treaty Secretariat
  • Board member of the FDI Moot Advisory Board

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