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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (UK) LLP

Work Department

International Arbitration




Sarah Stockley focuses on international commercial arbitration, investment treaty arbitration and cross-border litigation in a range of sectors, including the technology, energy, infrastructure and project sectors

Sarah resolves disputes for clients in a variety of forums including international arbitration (both commercial under ICC, LCIA, SIAC and HKIAC Rules etc. seated in various jurisdictions and investor state, under ICSID, and UNCITRAL Rules and ad hoc proceedings). Sarah appears before the English High Court and the DIFC Court, is adept at supervising and managing cross-border litigations in many other jurisdictions, including the Middle East, West Africa (Nigeria, Ivory Coast) India, Asia and South America and works under both common and civil law regimes.

In addition to acting in traditional onshore and offshore energy disputes both upstream and downstream, Sarah has a keen interest in the renewables and alternatives sectors, combining her experience of infrastructure disputes, including those relating to power and energy transmission, with the changing environments in which our clients operate during the Energy Transition. Sarah has conducted cases in the renewables sector, and also frequently represents clients in mediation and uses ADR techniques to achieve favourable settlements.

Sarah is recognised for International Arbitration by Legal 500 UK, as well as being noted as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers.




University of Exeter, B.A., Law, 2005, 2.1
University of Exeter, B.Sc., Chemistry and Law, 2004, 2.1
Guildford College of Law, Legal Practice Course, 2005, Commendation

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

(Next Generation Partners)

Sarah StockleyOrrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (UK) LLP

Delivering ‘specialist arbitration knowledge for international cases‘, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (UK) LLP‘s London practice is particularly active in disputes involving technology, finance, and energy and infrastructure. A ‘market leader for high-value, complex disputes, Mark Beeley is an energy sector arbitration expert, while recently-promoted partner Sarah Stockley acts in a broad range of both commercial and treaty arbitrations, especially in relation to India and the UAE.

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (UK) LLPhas the resources to conduct heavy litigation effectively‘. The London disputes group routinely acts in high-stakes matters involving the finance, technology and innovation, and energy and infrastructure sectors. London practice leader Simon Willis is a commercial disputes specialist, who is ‘exceptionally good at managing cases and advising on strategy‘; and Mark Beeley predominantly focuses on international arbitration, yet also maintains a significant cross-border disputes practice in the English courts. The next line of key practitioners includes commercial litigation partners Amanda VossAdam Rizzo and recently-promoted Sarah Stockley, as well as experienced senior associate  Marcus Holmstroem.