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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Kate Lomas is a Senior Associate in the Commercial Disputes team in London. She joined Eversheds Sutherland in 2018 and focusses on international arbitration, with a particular interest in the Middle East. Kate has built a diverse practice representing commercial clients involved in complex disputes, often in challenging jurisdictions. Recent arbitration experience includes: advising a Dutch client involved in a dispute with an Iraqi State owned-entity; advising a Swiss commodities trading company on a dispute arising from the bankruptcy of a Russian oil refinery; advising an American energy company on an ICC arbitration regarding a joint-venture in Madagascar, and advising on English law aspects of a related American arbitration; advising a European green energy company on a potential arbitration arising out of a joint venture dispute; advising a Swiss insured in an LCIA arbitration against its Russian credit risk insurer; advising an American company in relation to enforcement proceedings of an arbitration award relating to a dispute in Tanzania; advising an American company in relation to a dispute over an Egyptian oil field; advising a Saudi contractor in relation to potential arbitrations with its employer and sub-contractor, arising from a construction project in the Middle East; advising a Ugandan client on a potential claim against an International Organisation; assisting on an arbitration for a Middle Eastern government engaged in a construction dispute; Kate also provides non-contentious advice on arbitration/dispute resolution clauses in contracts. Kate is listed as a "rising star" in International Arbitration by Legal 500 (2021); and has featured in Legal Business's "Next Generation of Arbitration". Kate has also developed a practice advising on disputes in the transport sector.


Senior Associate

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London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

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Kate LomasEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP‘s arbitration team is experienced in both ad hoc and institutional arbitrations, as well as the enforcement and challenges of arbitral awards. Global international arbitration group co-head Jonathan Leach, is an international commercial and investor-state arbitration specialist; ‘standout lawyerGreg Falkof is an Africa and Middle East disputes expert; Claire Stockfordputs in the hours to get the job done‘; and Sheena Buddhdev is a 2021 recruit from Akin. Also key to the team are principal associate and ‘up-and-coming starCameron Forsaith, counsel Ahmed Abdel-Hakam, and senior associates Kate Lomas, Margrit Trein and Michael Armstrong.