Jerome Finnis

Jerome Finnis


Email jerome.finnis@​

Phone +44 20 7296 5323

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Jerome Finnis advises on all aspects of international arbitration, with a strong focus on oil and gas and Africa-related disputes as a counsel in our International Arbitration practice.

Jerome regularly advises on the drafting of arbitration clauses, staying court proceedings in favour of arbitration, applications for interim injunctive relief, and challenges to and enforcement of arbitral awards.

Jerome's recent publications include a chapter on 'Support and Supervision by the Courts' for the practitioner text on arbitration law and practice, Arbitration in England (2013), as well as podcasts on international arbitration for

Education and admissions


B.A., University of Cambridge, Clare College

Representative experience

Acting for a Middle East energy company in two parallel arbitrations against a European energy major relating to two gas fields (LCIA, London).

Acting for a Middle East energy company in an arbitration against a National Oil Company in a dispute relating to a long term gas supply contract (ad hoc, London).

Acting for a Swiss company in an arbitration against a PRC company for breach of a pollution control technology licence agreement (ICC, Singapore).

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