Danielle is an Associate in the firm’s Dispute Resolution Group.

Danielle is an international dispute resolution lawyer, with a focus on international arbitration. She advises on complex cross-border disputes in a broad range of sectors, including energy, commodities, technology, construction, consumer, and financial services. She has acted as counsel in numerous international arbitrations under various rules, including the ICC, UNCITRAL, SIAC, LCIA, and HKIAC rules. She also has experience in other forms of dispute resolution, including commercial litigation in the English courts, mediation, and investigations.

Danielle is admitted to practice in Singapore and England & Wales. She is also a solicitor advocate with higher rights of audience (civil advocacy) before the English courts.

Before joining Watson Farley & Williams, Danielle practised in a leading international law firm in London, and has also undertaken a client secondment to a global technology company.

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  • Representing a global oil and gas company in an UNCITRAL arbitration (seated in London) against its joint operating partner in an oil and gas block in the Baltics relating to alleged force majeure.
  • Representing a Pakistani power producer in an ICC arbitration (seated in Singapore) against a state-owned entity relating to the alleged breach of a power purchase agreement.
  • Representing a global apparel manufacturer in an UNCITRAL arbitration (seated in Singapore) against its distributor relating to the alleged breach of a master services agreement and misrepresentation.
  • Representing a UK asset management company in a LCIA arbitration (seated in London) against its former client relating to disputes over the provision of investment advisory services and management of assets.
  • Representing a Dutch commodities trader in a SIAC arbitration (seated in Singapore) against its supplier relating to the alleged breach of Russian sanctions.

Education

  1. 2016 · Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Distinction), BPP University
  2. 2015 · Bachelor of Laws (Second Class Honours (First Division)), University of Bristol

memberships and associations

  1. Law Society of England & Wales
  2. Law Society of Singapore