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Georgina Barlow
Georgina Barlow
Senior Associate — International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Senior Associate — International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration

Georgina Barlow

Georgina Barlow
London

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

Georgina Barlow

Georgina is a Senior Associate in the London office, and a member of the firm’s International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration practice group and International Construction group. Georgina has broad experience in international arbitration, under a range of arbitral seats, governing laws and rules of arbitration. Georgina’s practice covers a variety of sectors, including energy, construction and infrastructure. Georgina has also been involved in claims in the High Court, TCC and DIFC Court. She is admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales. The following is a list of representative matters in which Georgina has assisted.

Experience Highlights

  • Represented claimants in an ICC arbitration (London seat) in connection with claims under an SPA for a South American energy company

  • Representing a state and state-owned company in an ICC arbitration (Paris seat) in connection with a dispute under a Production Sharing Agreement

  • Representing a claimant in an LCIA dispute concerning the sale and purchase of iron ore

  • Representing a bank in an LCIA arbitration (in accordance with the UNCITRAL rules) regarding claims under a loan agreement relating to mining assets

  • Representing a Central American public authority in an ICC arbitration (Miami seat)  over a dispute arising from a contract

  • Represented a private equity fund in connection with ICC arbitration proceedings to require specific performance of shareholders’ arrangements ultimately concerning a hydrocarbons block in the Middle East (London Seat)

  • Acted for the claimants in a series of three connected DIAC arbitrations concerning the breach of confidentiality, non-solicitation and non-compete obligations (Dubai Seat)

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

  • Represented a defendant in a series of adjudications concerning a U.K. construction project.

  • Representing a major Turkish conglomerate in ICC arbitration proceedings arising out of the disputed termination of one of the EPC contracts relating to the Marmaray Project in Istanbul (FIDIC Silver Book based)

  • Represented an oilfield services company against a rig management subcontractor in ICC arbitration proceedings

  • Represented a private equity fund in the prosecution of claims for the breach of a non-disclosure agreement before the DIFC court

  • Representing investors in expropriation and unfair treatment claim against the Republic of Costa Rica under the Dominican Republic – Central America Free Trade Agreement (“DR-CAFTA”)

  • Acted on behalf of procurement arm of major Indian energy supplier in a power generating equipment design and supply dispute

  • Representing an international EPC contractor and specialist waste-to-energy plant provider in major disputes concerning the design of a waste-to-energy plant in the UK

  • Dispute concerning insurance claims in connection with a hydroelectric power station

  • Represented a U.S. dairy ingredient manufacturer in an LCIA arbitration with a joint venture partner

  • Represented a hospital trust in a professional negligence claim against the architect responsible for the hospital’s construction

  • Represented an architect firm in defending a professional negligence claim made by a construction company

  • Advising a Chinese manufacturer of solar panels in a dispute with a Spanish purchaser

Credentials

  • College of Law, London, LPC, 2008
  • College of Law, London, LLB, 2008
  • College of Law, London, GDL, 2007
  • University of Durham, BA (Hons), Modern European Languages, 2006
  • Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, 1992-2000
  • Member: Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member: Society of Construction Law
  • Member: LCIA Young International Arbitrators Group
  • Member: ICCA and Young ICCA
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales