Expertise

Veronica’s expertise encompasses the representation of clients in a variety of jurisdictions in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. She has advised on disputes relating to a broad range of sectors, including shipping, energy, real estate and construction as well as regularly advising in relation to shareholder and contractual disputes.

Experience

Veronica’s recent cases include:

  • Representing the subsidiary of a listed energy company against a local partner arising from an energy project in West Africa.
  • Advising a US entity operating in the global satellite industry against a CIS state-owned mobile communications operator.
  • Representing government owned entities in the Middle East regarding high profile construction disputes.
  • Representing sovereign wealth funds in an SCC arbitration in respect of allegations of fraud spanning Middle Eastern and Eastern European jurisdictions.

Recognition

In 2020, Legal 500 recognised Veronica as a ‘rising star’, being “dedicated, hard-working, completely on top of the documentation, incredibly well organised, pro-active, in depth knowledge of institutional international arbitration rules. A partner in the making”.

Veronica was also recognised by Chambers and Partners in 2020 as an ‘associate to watch’.

In 2019 Veronica also featured in Legal 500’s inaugural International Arbitration Powerlist.

Career

Veronica trained and qualified at Clifford Chance, working at its offices in London, Moscow and Dubai (where she was seconded to the arbitration team of a Government owned entity) before joining Stewarts.

Accreditations and Memberships

  • LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
  • DIFC-LCIA User’s Council

 

Personal

Veronica enjoys exploring unusual travel destinations.