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Ayo Awe

T: +44 20 7809 2202 Email Ayo | Vcard Office: London

Ayo Awe Associate

Contact details

Ayo Awe

Ayo Awe
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2202 Email Ayo | Vcard Office: London

Ayo is an associate in the commercial litigation group. She has acted in a wide range of commercial disputes and arbitrations, acting for banks, corporates and funds as well as having experience being in the legal team of a major European airline.
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Ayo's has had experience in High Court litigation concerning professional negligence, fraud, and complex contractual disputes. Her international arbitration experience has involved acting under major arbitral institutions such as ICC, LCIA and ICSID, advising in commercial and investment treaty disputes.

In particular, Ayo has had significant experience in oil and gas contractor disputes, by way of both litigation and arbitration.

Her experience in a European airline involved advising on commercial (covering intellectual property, media and data protection) and contractual matters, passenger rights and regulatory issues.

  • Dispute resolution
  • International arbitration
  • Oil and gas disputes

Oil and gas company

Acting in a major LCIA arbitration involving the management of a deep offshore oil block in West Africa.

Property development company

Acting in an ICC arbitration in relation to the development of a shopping centre in Bulgaria, with claims and counterclaims worth €50 million.

Transocean Drilling U.K. v. Providence Resources [2014] EWHC 4260 (Comm)

Successfully defending an Oil and Gas Exploration Company in a dispute worth over $26 million in relation to the hire of a defective drilling rig for the appraisal of an offshore field. The case involved issues of contractual interpretation regarding the rig hire contract and complex technical issues regarding the operation of the well control equipment and the construction of the well.

Energy and infrastructure company

Acted on behalf of an energy company in an US$100 million ICC dispute against a state entity concerning the purported withdrawal from an onshore field in East Africa.

ICSID arbitration

Acted on behalf of an investor in a dispute concerning the taxation of social vouchers by the state.

More: Dispute resolution

Oil and gas company

Acting in a major LCIA arbitration involving the management of a deep offshore oil block in West Africa.

Property development company

Acting in an ICC arbitration in relation to the development of a shopping centre in Bulgaria, with claims and counterclaims worth €50 million.

Transocean Drilling U.K. v. Providence Resources [2014] EWHC 4260 (Comm)

Successfully defending an Oil and Gas Exploration Company in a dispute worth over $26 million in relation to the hire of a defective drilling rig for the appraisal of an offshore field. The case involved issues of contractual interpretation regarding the rig hire contract and complex technical issues regarding the operation of the well control equipment and the construction of the well.

ICSID arbitration

Acted on behalf of an investor in a dispute concerning the taxation of social vouchers by the state.

Energy and infrastructure company

Acted on behalf of an energy company in an US$100 million ICC dispute against a state entity concerning the purported withdrawal from an onshore field in East Africa.

More: International arbitration

Oil and gas company

Acting in a major LCIA arbitration involving the management of a deep offshore oil block in West Africa.

Transocean Drilling U.K. v. Providence Resources [2014] EWHC 4260 (Comm)

Successfully defending an Oil and Gas Exploration Company in a dispute worth over $26 million in relation to the hire of a defective drilling rig for the appraisal of an offshore field. The case involved issues of contractual interpretation regarding the rig hire contract and complex technical issues regarding the operation of the well control equipment and the construction of the well.

Energy and infrastructure company

Acted on behalf of an energy company in an US$100 million ICC dispute against a state entity concerning the purported withdrawal from an onshore field in East Africa.

More: Oil and gas disputes

  • Energy and natural resources
  • Oil and gas

Oil and gas company

Acting in a major LCIA arbitration involving the management of a deep offshore oil block in West Africa.

Transocean Drilling U.K. v. Providence Resources [2014] EWHC 4260 (Comm)

Successfully defending an Oil and Gas Exploration Company in a dispute worth over $26 million in relation to the hire of a defective drilling rig for the appraisal of an offshore field. The case involved issues of contractual interpretation regarding the rig hire contract and complex technical issues regarding the operation of the well control equipment and the construction of the well.

Energy and infrastructure company

Acted on behalf of an energy company in an US$100 million ICC dispute against a state entity concerning the purported withdrawal from an onshore field in East Africa.

More: Energy and natural resources

Oil and gas company

Acting in a major LCIA arbitration involving the management of a deep offshore oil block in West Africa.

Transocean Drilling U.K. v. Providence Resources [2014] EWHC 4260 (Comm)

Successfully defending an Oil and Gas Exploration Company in a dispute worth over $26 million in relation to the hire of a defective drilling rig for the appraisal of an offshore field. The case involved issues of contractual interpretation regarding the rig hire contract and complex technical issues regarding the operation of the well control equipment and the construction of the well.

Energy and infrastructure company

Acted on behalf of an energy company in an US$100 million ICC dispute against a state entity concerning the purported withdrawal from an onshore field in East Africa.

More: Oil and gas

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