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Sabrina Devenish

Senior Associate

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Sabrina Devenish

Sabrina Devenish

Senior Associate

People

Sabrina Devenish

Sabrina Devenish

Senior Associate

Sabrina is specialising in international arbitration, cross-border litigation and public international law, with a particular focus on the energy sector. Sabrina has represented private clients, states and state-owned entities in some of the most high-profile international cases. She acted as counsel and advisor in dozens of arbitrations before the LCIA, ICC, VIAC and other arbitral institutions, and in ad-hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

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Sabrina is specialising in international arbitration, cross-border litigation and public international law, with a particular focus on the energy sector. Sabrina has represented private clients, states and state-owned entities in some of the most high-profile international cases. She acted as counsel and advisor in dozens of arbitrations before the LCIA, ICC, VIAC and other arbitral institutions, and in ad-hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

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Sabrina is also an experienced litigator and has acted in High Court, Supreme Court and Privy Council Proceedings.

Sabrina is qualified in England & Wales and in Germany (Rechtsanwalt). She is a Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings) and has the right to represent clients in the higher civil courts throughout England and Wales and Germany, as well as in international arbitration.

Sabrina earned her Diploma in International Arbitration from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and is a Fellow of the CIArb.

Further, Sabrina holds a Master of Business Administration, enabling her to understand the commercial needs of her clients.

Experience
  • Part of the team representing the Government of Yemen in several multi-million US dollar energy arbitrations.
  • Advising state owned entities in the Middle East in relation to disputes concerning oil and gas production sharing agreements.
  • Conducting an Internal Investigation into a major oil & gas deal in West Africa.
  • Advising a UK energy company regarding a judicial review proceeding brought concerning the UK Capacity Market.
  • Advising a Canadian minor metals company in an LCIA arbitration arising out of the collapse of the Chinese Fanya Metal exchange and an export tax rebate by the Chinese government.
  • Advising a subsea installation service provider defending a High Court claim brought for breach of contract relating to underwater cable installations.
Sectors

Sectors

  • Energy & Natural Resources

  • Infrastructure

  • Professional Practices

Services

Services

  • Commercial Disputes

  • International Arbitration

  • Regulatory & Investigations

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