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Sophie J. Freelove
Sophie J. Freelove
Associate — International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Associate — International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration

Sophie J. Freelove

Sophie J. Freelove

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United Kingdom

Sophie J. Freelove

Sophie is an associate in the International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration practice group. Her practice focuses on advising clients on a range of international arbitration and litigation matters, with a particular focus on the energy and construction sectors.

The following is a list of matters on which Sophie has assisted.

Experience Highlights

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

  • Representing a State-owned oil and gas company in an ICC arbitration in connection with alleged breaches and termination of a production sharing agreement 

  • Advising a global contractor in an ICC arbitration regarding a major infrastructure project in Saudi Arabia

  • Acting for an international petroleum company in relation to the breach of a shareholders’ agreement and the unlawful transfer of assets 

  • Represented a Middle-East based company in an LCIA arbitration concerning the termination of a pilot project for the development of a heavy oil field 


  • University of Durham, BA French and Philosophy (with honors), 2012
  • BPP, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2013
  • University of Law (MSc), Law, Business and Management, 2016
  • England & Wales, 2018