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Thomas Robinson

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International Arbitration

Tom’s international arbitration practice includes disputes under the LCIA and ICC Rules, and applications to challenge arbitration awards under the Arbitration Act 1996.

Recent experience:

  • Acting for Middle Eastern state gas company as part of a three counsel team in an ICC Arbitration in Geneva arising out of long term gas supply contracts. Claims circa $5bn. October 2018 to March 2020.
  • Advising on ICC Arbitration arising out of Joint Operating Agreement for exploration and development of petroleum operations in the Middle East. 2019.
  • Acting for the Claimant in a $20m ICC arbitration arising out of the Madoff fraud (led by Alan Gourgey QC)
  • Fieldfisher LLP v Pennyfeathers Limited [2016] EWHC 566 (Ch). Successful resistance of administration application on basis that the alleged debt was subject to an arbitration agreement. Issues included the effect of a prior arbitration and of the arbitration agreement.
  • Advising on an application to set aside an arbitration award of the London Beth Din
  • An arbitration of a dispute arising out of property surveying in the UK, under LCIA Rules

Tom has also written and spoken on the interrelationship of arbitration and insolvency.