We have significant experience of managing cross-border transactions which very frequently see us instruct lawyers across a large number of foreign jurisdictions.


Some highlights include:

Contentious
  • Advising a major Korean contractor on proceedings for a semi-submersible drilling rig for use off the Brazilian coast
  • Arbitration proceedings for an Indian construction company on a joint venture (JV) in Iraq
  • Advising a substantial Middle Eastern oil and gas contractor in a $10 million London Court of International Arbitration case against a multinational integrated energy company for breach of contract
Non-contentious
  • Representing a large Asian reinsurer facing numerous claims for World Trade Centre aviation liabilities of more than $300 million and acting on arbitrations in England, Europe and America, in respect of the client's reinsurance of the US airline industry's exposure to liability for its alleged failure to prevent the 9/11 attacks
  • Advising Royal Vopak and Enagás S.A. on the financing of the $408 million acquisition from Shell, Total and Mitsui & Co. Ltd. of the LNG terminal in Altamira, Mexico
  • Currently acting on six public-private partnership projects in the Benelux market
  • Acting for HSBC on a multicurrency revolving credit facility to a global manufacturer and supplier of respiratory products involving subsidiaries in seven jurisdictions
  • Advising a leading international consumer products group on all aspects of its business throughout Europe, Asia and Africa, including international acquisitions, disposals and JVs
  • Advising a leading UK listed company with a significant interest in a Nigerian listed business on the interplay between Nigeria and London Stock Exchange requirements
  • Advising a multinational data management company on the international transfer of data from 17 countries to the USA
  • Acting for CIMB Bank on the £100 million funding of Petronas' acquisition of gas storage capacity in the UK
  • Advising major shareholder Caraden Ltd on the $3 billion flotation of O'Key, a leading Russian supermarket chain, on the London Stock Exchange
  • Managing the trademark portfolio of Kickers International B.V. in 29 countries
  • Advising on the disposal of a UK Premier League football club to an Indian purchaser
  • Advising on the takeover of the UK's oldest stock broking company by an Indian financial institution
  • Providing anti-corruption, fraud and compliance advice to a range of UK corporates with Indian businesses following the implementation of the UK Bribery Act 2010
  • Providing inheritance and tax planning advice for family offices of a number of Indian high-net-worth individuals
  • Providing contract advice and negotiation services to a major Korean contractor (as part of a consortium including Japanese and European contractors) in connection with a $3 billion water and power plant project in Qatar
  • Advising a leading FTSE 100 company on a global programme of significant IT projects including networks, applications and infrastructure in various jurisdictions
  • Advising a private equity client on the acquisition of a business which makes cable protection systems for offshore wind farms overseas

Key contacts

Jonathan Tattersall

Jonathan Tattersall

Partner, Construction, Engineering & Environment Disputes
United Kingdom

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Claire Northcote

Claire Northcote

Senior Manager - International Development

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