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Rosalind is a senior associate and advocate in our International Arbitration practice. 

Rosalind specialises in international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration, with particular expertise in high-value shareholder and joint venture disputes.  Rosalind has represented clients in ICC, LCIA, DIFC-LCIA, LAMC, ICSID and UNCITRAL proceedings across a variety of jurisdictions and her broad practice includes advising clients on disputes in the telecoms, oil and gas and financial services sectors.   Rosalind is a qualified solicitor advocate with a growing advocacy practice.

Rosalind also has extensive experience acting for clients in arbitration-related litigation proceedings including urgent applications for interim relief, challenges to arbitral awards and the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards.  Rosalind has represented clients in English and DIFC Courts, including in the DIFC Court of Appeal on the leading case regarding the DIFC Court's obligations to recognise and give effect to arbitral awards. 


Rosalind has been described in Legal 500 as "very clever" and having "experience and maturity far beyond her years".  

Rosalind co-authored the chapter on M&A Arbitrations in the Telecoms Sector in GAR's "The Guide to Telecoms Arbitrations". 


Rosalind studied law at Lady Margaret Hall College, Oxford and graduated in 2013 before joining the firm as a trainee in 2014. She qualified into our International Arbitration practice in Paris in 2016 before moving to a US law firm in 2018. Rosalind returned to our International Arbitration practice in London in 2023. 

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • an Iraqi telecoms company and its majority shareholder in a series of ICC arbitrations collectively worth over USD 1.5 billion concerning alleged breaches of shareholder, guarantee and share subscription agreements*
  • a trustee as claimant in LCIA arbitrations seeking payment of over USD 500 million under multiple loan agreements giving rise to issues of illegality and the recognition of the bail-ins of foreign banks*
  • an investor in a claim against a state regarding the expropriation of its investment in a bank*
  • UAE investment fund in a DIFC-LCIA arbitration regarding the failure to complete a share purchase agreement governed by English law*
  • UK private equity investors in claims relating to mis-selling of carbon credit incentive*
  • West European telecoms company in ICSID proceedings against a European state relating to the cancellation of the privatisation of a state-owned company
  • an English listed oil and gas company in UNCITRAL proceedings against a European state regarding historic licence agreements
  • Teesside Gas Transportation Limited in High Court and Court of Appeal proceedings against the owners and operators of the Central Area Transmission System concerning capacity fee charges levied for use of capacity*

* Experience prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills