Natasha Shoult

Natasha Shoult


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Summary Open

Natasha Shoult is an associate in the Dispute Resolution group in the London office of Watson Farley & Williams.

Natasha joined Watson Farley & Williams as a trainee in 2012 and qualified in 2014. She specialises in international arbitration and commercial litigation, and has worked in both the firm’s London and Bangkok offices. She has particular experience in relation to the construction and energy sectors.

Experience Open

    Natasha’s experience includes:
    • Advising a Russian client in respect of a US$35m High Court claim brought against four Russian defendants. The claim concerned the non‐payment of a series of loans and issues relating to loss of security. The defendants were held liable for breach of contract, liability in tort and inducement by misrepresentation. The case involved detailed consideration of Russian law and complex issues of fact, as well as issues relating to service in Russia. The decision was upheld by the Court of Appeal and since then Natasha has been advising the client on issues regarding injunctive relief, the disclosure and investigation of assets and enforcement in a number of jurisdictions.
    • Acting for a Korean EPC contractor in connection with a multi-million pound claim relating to the construction of a combined-cycle Power Plant in Ghana. Advising on indemnity under an EAR policy and contractual disputes.
    • Acting on behalf of administrators in relation to a US$52m professional negligence claim against former administrators arising from the pre-pack sale of a mine.
    • Advising a cotton producer in relation to an appeal to the English High Court from an arbitration award issued by the International Cotton Association.
    • Acting on behalf of a high net worth private client in connection with disputes with contractors and subcontractors arising out of construction and refurbishment works of a private residence in Central London.

Education Open

  • 2009 – 2012: College of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course
  • 2005 – 2008: University of Cambridge, BA Hons History of Art

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Law Society of England & Wales
  • Society of Construction Law
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
  • LSLA
  • RCAN

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