Rosie is a Managing Associate in Womble Bond Dickinson's Commercial Disputes & Regulatory team.

She has significant experience advising on the resolution of large, complex disputes in the oil and gas, and power and renewables, sectors.

Recent experience includes advising an investment fund specialising in the renewable energy sector in relation to its defence of a £5 million claim brought by a renewable energy company for breach of warranty and misrepresentation under a SPA, and advising an international oil and gas company in respect of its US$66 million Commercial Court claim against four international oil and gas companies under a Transportation and Processing Agreement. 
 

Experience

Examples of experience include advising:

  • African oil company – Advised an African oil company with regard to its US$2.2 billion claim against another African oil company for breach of obligations under a Confidentiality Agreement, and for tortious inducement or procurement of a breach of a Protocole d'Accord by an African government.  Advised the company also in respect of its claim against that African government for breach of the Protocole d'Accord concerning an exclusive option to negotiate a PSC in respect of an offshore block
  • International oil and gas company – Advised an oil and gas company in relation to its defence of a £20 million claim brought by a tanker supplier for repudiation, or alternatively termination, of a Contract of Affreightment concerning the lifting and loading of crude oil onto the supplier's tankers
  • International oil and gas company – Advised an international oil and gas company in ICC arbitral proceedings in relation to its defence of a US$46 million claim brought by another international oil and gas company concerning the taking and selling of gas from joint gas fields in Argentina
  • International oil and gas company – Advised an international oil and gas company with regard to its £2 million claim against its 4 JV partners for non-payment of their respective shares of operating costs incurred by our client, as operator, on their behalf under a UUOA
  • Global renewable energy company - Advised a global renewable energy company in respect of its £1.4 million claim against a solar energy company for breach of warranty under three SPAs concerning irradiance readings for three solar parks displaying Measured Performance Ratios below those warranted.

Energy and Natural Resources

  • Owners of an oil and gas company - Advised two sellers in respect of their £1 million claim against an international oil and gas company concerning breaches of a SPA pursuant to which an oil and gas company was sold to the defendant
  • Oil and gas company - Advised an oil and gas company in respect of its £10 million claim against an energy and petrochemical company concerning withholding of monies following a disputed Force Majeure event
  • International oil and gas company - Advised an international oil and gas company in relation to its defence of a US$5 million Commercial Court claim brought by another international oil and gas company for breach of obligations under a SPA concerning various Moroccan oil and gas licences
  • Middle Eastern service provider - Advised a Middle Eastern service provider to the oil and gas production and processing industry in LCIA arbitral proceedings with regard to its US$4.5 million claim against a midstream and downstream petrochemical and process industrial plant company under a Deed of Settlement
  • Polish oil company - Advised a Polish oil company in relation to its defence of a US$400,000 claim brought by a Canadian oil company concerning the provision of off-spec diesel.