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REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

Jonathan H. Sutcliffe

Representing a global entertainment company in a SIAC rules, London seat arbitration in a dispute under a distribution and licensing agreement for television channels in the United Arab Emirates, governed by English law
Representing a German cement company in an ICSID arbitration relating to a dispute concerning the privatisation of a cement plant in Iraq
Successful application for reduction of share capital of a real estate investment trust in the DIFC Court
Representing a U.A.E. MEP contractor in a DIAC rules, Dubai seat arbitration against the main contractor relating to the construction of a data centre
Advising a third party litigation funder on issues relating to the potential funding of a major infrastructure arbitration in the U.A.E.
Successful application for recognition and enforcement of an arbitral award in the DIFC Court
Representing a Gulf country government organ in an ad hoc arbitration regarding the construction of a major social infrastructure project regarding claims for acceleration and prolongation costs
Representing a contractor in a DIFC seat arbitration under the DIFC-LCIA rules relating to a dispute with a joint venture partner concerning MEP works for an airport
Representing a Gulf country individual and sports club against their former adviser in a London seat LCIA arbitration regarding a sports-related development project and in English court proceedings
Advising a U.S. oil company regarding a dispute with the government of Kurdistan under a Production Sharing Contract
Representing the Employer in a Dubai seat ICC arbitration involving a mixed-use tower in Dubai regarding claims for extensions of time, prolongation costs and counterclaims for liquidated damages and other losses
Advising a U.S. oilfield services and engineering company with respect to a dispute with its Middle East customer regarding compliance of gas metering equipment with specification and issues relating to a site accident
Representing the Employer in a Dubai seat DIAC arbitration against the Contractor regarding the construction of a large scale residential housing project in Dubai concerning issues of delay, prolongation costs, and variations
Representing a hotel owner in a Cairo seat UNCITRAL arbitration against an international hotel management company regarding the termination of a hotel management agreement concerning a hotel in Cairo
Advising a major U.S. oilfield services company with respect to court proceedings in the U.A.E. regarding the termination of an oilfield services contract with respect to an offshore oilfield
Representing an international organization in an UNCITRAL arbitration regarding the supply of goods and services by a Saudi Arabian company
Advising a purchaser of two plots of land for development in Dubai Marina regarding the transfer of title to the plots and damages resulting from the delay in transfer
Advising a contractor with respect to the settlement of its claims against a Dubai World company through the restructuring and settlement process set up to deal with creditor claims
Advising a Canadian oilfield services company with respect to court proceedings in Erbil, Kurdistan relating to the seizure and recovery of drilling equipment
Advising various clients with respect to the termination of agency, distributorship, and sales representation agreements in Kuwait
Representing a major U.S. engineering firm in relation to a dispute about the design and construction of a highway in the Middle East
Representing a major U.S. oilfield services company in a Houston-seat ICC arbitration against its joint venture partner concerning an oilfield services joint venture in the Middle East
Advising a golf course landscaping company in a dispute with a golf course developer in Dubai
Advising a group of partners in a major accounting firm regarding their move to another major accounting firm in the Middle East
Representing a facilities management company in a dispute with a government property developer in the Dubai World Special Tribunal regarding a facilities management contract
Representing a purchaser of units in the Burj Khalifa in a Dubai-seat DIAC arbitration regarding cancelation of the purchase and payment issues
Advising a U.S. and Asian sub-contractor regarding a dispute with a main contractor in respect of the construction of certain parts of a light rail system in the Middle East
Advising a construction company on a dispute between consortium members in respect of a marine dredging project in the Middle East
Representing the seller of a Russian mobile telephone retail business in linked London-seat LCIA arbitrations concerning payment and breach of warranty issues
Advising an international tobacco company regarding litigation in Saudi Arabia involving various tobacco distributors
Representing a major U.S. chemicals manufacturer in a London-seat ICC arbitration against its joint venture partner concerning a chemicals manufacturing joint venture in the Middle East
Advising a North American energy company regarding structuring its investment in an offshore oil field to obtain bilateral investment treaty protection
Advising a European oilfield services company in a dispute relating to the design, manufacture, delivery, and operation of process plant on board a floating process storage and offloading platform (FPSO) offshore Africa, involving multiple contracts with different governing laws and various fora in which the disputes were to be resolved
Advising a U.S. oil company in a dispute relating to repairs and downtime in respect of a drilling rig for an oilfield offshore Africa
Advising a global telecommunications company on enforcement of a foreign arbitral award and a foreign court judgment in the UK
Representing a U.S. oil company in a London-seat LCIA arbitration concerning a Joint Operating Agreement drilling costs dispute in respect of an oilfield offshore West Africa
Advising a Chinese State-owned company in relation to a London-seat LCIA arbitration involving 3D seismic survey services in connection with a proposed investment by the State-owned company in an oil field in Central Africa
Representing a U.S. energy company in an ICSID arbitration in respect of its investment during privatization in an electricity-generating company in a Latin American State arising out of additional tax assessments imposed by the State
Acting for a Russian energy company in a London seat LCIA arbitration arising from its merger with another Russian energy company
Representing a Russian energy company in a London-seat UNCITRAL arbitration relating to crude oil supplies to a Central European oil refiner
Acting for a Swiss oil trading company in a London-seat UNCITRAL arbitration relating to crude oil supplies to a Central European oil refiner
Acting for a U.S. energy company in its ICSID arbitration relating to gas transportation assets against a Latin American State under a bilateral investment treaty
Acting for an international consortium in a Geneva-seat ICC arbitration against a State relating to the transfer of power stations to private operation
Representing a client in an ad hoc London-seat insurance arbitration involving a number of major insurance entities in relation to claims of £500 million
Acting for a financial institution in its dispute with a borrower group (a German and Dutch cable TV and telephony business), encompassing a number of different proceedings in the English High Court and German courts and involving integrating advice on English, German, and Dutch law
Advising a paper industry client on its potential claims against a Central Asian State under a bilateral investment treaty
Defending an energy client in an UNCITRAL arbitration commenced by its drilling rig construction contractor
Advising a UK defence industry client on its dispute relating to the termination of its commercial representation arrangements with a Middle Eastern adviser
Representing a South Asian State in an ICSID arbitration commenced by a Swiss entity under a bilateral investment treaty
Representing a Spanish film distributor in a number of Los Angeles-seat American Film Marketing Association arbitrations concerning the distribution of over 15 motion pictures and other programs
Representing an African government authority in a Paris-seat ICC arbitration relating to the construction of roads in the African State by an European contractor
Acting for a U.S. medical products company in a Japan Commercial Arbitration Association arbitration against its joint venture partner in Japan
Representing a U.S. entity providing business outplacement and counselling services in an AAA arbitration against its Japanese licensee
Acting for an oil company in a London-seat multi-party UNCITRAL arbitration against the operator of a Latin American offshore oilfield relating to cost-overruns under the Joint Operating Agreement
Defending a UK defence industry client in English High Court litigation relating to an agency agreement with a Middle Eastern adviser
Advising a UK entertainment industry client in an expert determination relating to the accountancy principles and practices to be applied to the calculation of amounts under a key executive’s earn-out provisions
Acting for a Middle Eastern energy company in a London-seat LCIA arbitration relating to a fuel oil pipeline project in Pakistan
Acting for an English automotive parts manufacturer in English High Court litigation relating to warranties under a business sale and purchase
Acting for a Western European State electricity body in a London-seat arbitration concerning the long-term supply of liquefied natural gas from Africa under a take or pay contract
Acting for a U.S. energy company in North Sea gas take or pay (and related) litigation in the English High Court
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