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Ciara Ros
Ciara Ros
Senior Associate — International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Senior Associate — International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration

Ciara Ros

Ciara Ros

20 Fenchurch Street
24th Floor
London EC3M 3BY
United Kingdom

Ciara Ros

Experience Highlights

  • Advising a Middle Eastern state and state-owned entity against a contractor in an ICC arbitration arising out of a mining and power plant project

  • Advising a Middle Eastern state and state-owned entity against a contractor in a dispute arising out of delay and environmental issues in relation to a mining and power plant project

  • Acting for an international exploration and production company in two ICC arbitrations regarding breach of warranties relating to a Latin American asset

  • Advising a Texan company in relation to breach of a financing contract by an English company and related claim for financing fees

  • Acting on a number of ICC arbitrations and referrals to a Dispute Adjudication Board in connection with the design and construction of a major maritime project in Central America

  • Representing a Middle Eastern state-owned oil company against two Dutch contractors in relation to two separate construction and salvage disputes, involving issues of delay

  • Advising a Central Asian company in a dispute against an international contractor in relation to delays in the construction of a solar power plant and related power purchase agreement

  • Advising a Middle Eastern state-owned entity regarding commercial resolution of disputes and project restart strategies for a project involving the reconstruction of two oil terminals

  • Representing a Middle Eastern state in an ICC arbitration against another state involving breaches a pipeline treaty between the two states; the case also involves ancillary proceedings in different jurisdictions

  • Represented an international structural façade consultant in ongoing payment and variation disputes in connection with the design and construction of a façade for a research facility in Saudi Arabia

  • Acted for Ukrainian oilfield services company in a dispute with Turkish shipyard over the construction of a new vessel. LCIA arbitration

  • Represented a foreign investor in India’s 2G licensing round in connection with contractual and investor-state claims made under the relevant license and bilateral investment protection treaty resulting from the state’s cancellation post-award of 22 mobile telephony licenses and failure to refund license fees or pay compensation

  • The Republic of Iraq Ministry of Oil on a multibillion dollar development of the 1,000-kilometer Iraq-Jordan Export Pipeline Project, which will be developed on a BOOT basis. Our advice includes leading the negotiation of the Intergovernmental agreement, the BOOT contract, crude and gas offtake agreements, and project finance bankability considerations

  • A UAE-based subsidiary of a U.S. private equity firm in connection with the acquisition of an oil field services company in the UAE

  • The concessionaire in relation to concessions to build, operate and manage private aviation terminals in Jeddah airport, Riyadh airport and Dammam airport in Saudi Arabia 

  • A global telecom company in connection with the sale and leaseback of telecom towers in Asia

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in its $1.075 billion disposition of its Chinese subsidiary to a wholly owned subsidiary of Brightoil Petroleum (Holdings) Limited 

  • A private equity-backed fertilizer company in the proposed development and project financing of a fertilizer production facility, including the negotiation of EPC contracts, feedstock supply and transportation agreements, offtake agreements, and the air permit

  • Warburg Pincus in evaluating the development of a crude and refined products terminal in Colombia in connection with its lead role in a $600 million line of equity investment in Zenith Energy

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a $200 million secured revolving loan facility to finance construction of a pipeline


  • University of Law, Legal Practice Course, 2013
  • Oxford University: Oriel College, BA Jurisprudence
  • Legal 500 UK, Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration, 2023 and 2024
  • Global Arbitration Review GAR 30, 2024
  • Member: Law Society of England and Wales
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, 2015