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Will Carter

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Will Carter Associate

Contact details

Will Carter

Will Carter

T: +44 20 7809 2991 Email Will | Vcard Office: London

An associate in the commercial litigation department based in London, Will acts for clients on a wide variety of complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes. He currently has a particular focus on banking litigation and litigation connected to arbitration proceedings.
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Will's work encompasses High Court and Court of Appeal litigation, arbitration and regulatory investigations. He is a commercial and pragmatic lawyer and works closely with a variety of third parties including barristers, foreign lawyers and experts.

Much of Will's experience is international in nature. His recent matters have involved connected litigation in jurisdictions as varied as the USA, Nigeria, France, the Netherlands, Guernsey and Zambia. His international experience includes acting both for and against African, Middle Eastern and European governments.

Will writes updates for Practical Law Company's Africa and India arbitration section.

  • Commercial litigation
  • International arbitration
  • Banking and financial services litigation

Will has a broad commercial disputes practice which encompasses a wide variety of litigation and investigations.

Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees and Robert Tchenguiz

Acting in various English proceedings for Rawlinson & Hunter in connection with the failed Serious Fraud Office investigation into Robert Tchenguiz.

Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund

Representing one of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds in connection with allegations of bribery made against it by UK regulatory authorities in relation to investments of more than £4.5 billion.

English technology company

Successfully obtained an urgent injunction against the defendants, two employees of the client and a third party, restraining them from using confidential information obtained by the employees from the client.

More: Commercial litigation

Will is a member of the Arbitration team and his current practice focuses primarily on English litigation arising from arbitration proceedings.

Enforcement of arbitration awards

Acting for former shareholders of a company in proceedings for the enforcement in England of significant arbitration awards handed down under the Energy Charter Treaty.


Acted for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on a successful defence to enforcement proceedings in relation to a Nigerian arbitration award.

Zambian company

Acted for a Zambian subsidiary of an Indian conglomerate in litigation connected to LCIA arbitration proceedings.

More: International arbitration

Much of Will's work involves banking and finance-related disputes. His experience ranges from simple loan agreements to complex structured products, and he has a particular experience and interest in disputes relating to corporate and government bonds.

Portuguese investment company

Acting for a Portuguese company in a dispute with a major investment bank over a swap transaction and related debt securities issued by the bank.

Indian conglomerate

Represented the holding company of an Indian conglomerate in a dispute with an Indian bank over loans and guarantees relating to the activities of a Swedish subsidiary of the client.

Portuguese holding company

Acted for this company in a dispute with a major investment bank over an exchangeable bond issue by the company.

More: Banking and financial services litigation

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