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Maurice is the Co-Chair of our Global Arbitration Group. He is an international disputes specialist focussed on the energy and natural resources sectors.
Maurice is co-chair of the Global Arbitration Group and a partner in the London team. He has built a track record leading teams and winning cases under the ICC, LCIA, and UNCITRAL rules as well as at ICSID and in the English High Court. Maurice is described in Legal 500 as "a true specialist" and “a first rate litigator”.
Educated in both South Africa and England he has particular experience in the mining, oil and gas, power, telecommunications, infrastructure and insurance sectors, where he has worked for private and state parties on high value and complex international disputes across five continents. Maurice has also assisted clients with corporate internal investigations and World Bank corruption investigations.
His extensive insurance experience is predominantly in engineering, energy, mining and construction sectors. He has particular expertise in large scale property and construction disputes involving business interruption and delay in start-up issues, primarily in the mining and power sectors for insurers and reinsurers.
Before joining Clyde & Co in 2011 he headed the International Arbitration team at Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP having joined that firm from Allen & Overy in 2007.
Energy & Natural Resources