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Edward Foyle

Senior Associate

Edward Foyle
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Practice Group

As a senior associate in our London office, Edward concentrates on dispute resolution, with a particular focus on international arbitration and construction and engineering disputes.

Edward has particular experience of advising contractors and owners in relation to projects based in Europe and Asia, including projects in the offshore oil and gas and offshore wind industries, the power sector and port developments. He is also experienced in commercial international trade and commodity disputes.

Edward has experience of all the major arbitral rules (particularly the LCIA, ICC, SIAC and UNCITRAL rules), English court proceedings and alternative dispute resolution, including adjudication. In 2015, he returned from a two-year secondment in Hogan Lovells' Singapore office, during which, in addition to his usual practice, he acted on three investment treaty claims.

Representative experience

Acting for an EPC contractor in various adjudications relating to a thermal waste to energy plant.

Acting for a specialist pipe cladding contractor in ICC proceedings relating to the performance of its works on a pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico.

Acting for a Singapore based offshore contractor in a dispute with its consortium partner in South East Asia.

Advising a contractor in respect of settlement negotiations on a combined cycle power plant prior to the dispute being referred to arbitration.

Acting for the main contractor in LCIA arbitration proceedings on defective works and delay issues arising out of the construction of an offshore wind farm.

Representing a port owner in adjudication proceedings brought by a subcontractor in relation to the disputed valuation of various works performed under the contract.

Representing a contractor in adjudication and injunction proceedings brought against its subcontractor in relation to the construction of a combined cycle power plant.

Acting for the Government of Vietnam in its defence of an investment treaty arbitration brought by a US national under the Bilateral Trade Agreement.

Acting for the Government of Vietnam in its defence of an investment treaty arbitration brought by a French company under the Bilateral Investment Treaty.

Education and admissions


  • Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School
  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School
  • M.A. (Hons), University of Edinburgh

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • England and Wales
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