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Louise M. Willneff
Louise M. Willneff
Associate — International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Associate — International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration

Louise M. Willneff

Louise M. Willneff
Dubai

DIFC
Office 1207 Index Tower
P.O. Box 504945
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Louise M. Willneff

Louise is an associate in the Dubai office and a member of the International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration group. Her practice focuses on advising clients on a range of international complex commercial litigation and arbitration matters. Louise is admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales.

The following is a list of representative matters in which Louise has assisted.

Experience Highlights

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

  • Representing a European oil and gas contractor in an ICC claim over  the cancellation of a major offshore pipeline project 

  • Representing a Middle Eastern state-owned entity in an ICC arbitration against a Dutch salvage contractor involving breaches of contract

  • Advising a Middle Eastern government entity in arbitral award set aside proceedings before the Court of First Instance of the Dubai International Financial Centre

  • Advising a group of shareholders before the Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal of the Dubai International Financial Centre in relation to a technology dispute

  • Advising a Kuwaiti contractor in a dispute with a subcontractor relating to a refinery project

Credentials

  • University of Law, Legal Practice Course, 2018
  • University of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2017
  • University of St Andrews, Master of Honours, International Relations & Social Anthropology, 2016
  • England & Wales