Jemma Clark

Jemma Dhillon
Senior Associate


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Summary Open

Jemma is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution group in the London office of Watson Farley & Williams.

She focuses on commercial litigation and international arbitration, acting on cases before the High Court and various arbitration forums.

Jemma has advised on many contractual and other commercial disputes. In particular, these have related to the natural resources, maritime and finance sectors. She has worked with a variety of clients, including financial institutions, administrators and liquidators of insolvent companies, ship-owning companies and high-net-worth individuals.

Experience Open

    Jemma’s experience includes advising:
    • Administrators in a US$52m claim in the High Court against the former administrators of a company arising from the pre-pack sale of a mine at an undervalue.
    • A global financial institution engaged in commodities trading on bringing its claim in LCIA arbitration against the owner of a coal power plant in relation to its 22 year coal supply agreement.
    • Liquidators of a European financial institution in a claim valued at around €500m in the High Court concerning the close-out mechanism under the ISDA Master Agreement.
    • A renewable energy investor on its multi-million Euro claim against Italy in ICSID arbitration arising out of the Energy Charter Treaty in relation to photovoltaic investments.
    • One of India’s largest offshore drilling contractors on defending a US$57m claim in LCIA arbitration arising out of a drilling contract.
    • A significant ship owning company in relation to various vessels it has chartered on a long term basis to a highly valuable LNG project.
    • On a dispute concerning the termination of a joint venture in the African telecommunications market.

Education Open

  • 2007: Nottingham Law School, Legal practice course, Distinction
  • 2006: University of Warwick, BA (Hons) Law and Business Studies, First Class

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Law Society of England & Wales
  • London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA)

Employment Record Open

  • 2014 – present: Senior Associate, Watson Farley & Williams,
  • 2010 – 2014: Associate, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2007 – 2010: Trainee and Associate, Shearman & Sterling

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