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Joanna Smith QC

Call: 1990    QC: 2009

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International Arbitration

Joanna has extensive experience of advising and appearing in arbitrations, both domestic and international. Her recent experience includes:

  • Appeared as counsel for a Joint Venture Contractor in a multi-million USD arbitration relating to the construction of airport facilities in the Gulf (UAE law) (2017)
  • Advising in a multi-million SAR ICC arbitration for unpaid invoices in respect of a contract for the construction of four gas treatment centres in Saudi Arabia.
  • Advising in a multi-million dollar arbitration for breach of warranty in a share purchase agreement concerning television rights in Eastern Europe.
  • Advising and appearing at the arbitration of a multi-million pound dispute over the operation and performance of a manufacturing and distribution facility (for CDs and DVDs) in Germany.
  • Acting in a three-day arbitration pursuant to the laws of St Vincent and the Grenadines concerning a construction contract for a substantial residence on Mustique.
  • Advising in an arbitration concerning a dispute over agreements facilitating the sale of an oil rig off the coast of Venezuala.
  • Acting in arbitration concerning the negligence of construction professionals in the construction of an underground car park.
  • Advising and appearing at the ICC arbitration in Paris of a multi-million pound dispute over the design of naval guns and the construction of the relevant supply contract.