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Julianne Hughes-Jennett

Partner
London

Julianne Hughes-Jennett

Julianne Hughes-Jennett is “a quality operator” (Legal 500, 2015) and is a recognised individual in the Oil and Gas field (Legal 500, 2015). She is a partner in Hogan Lovells' international arbitration and litigation practices and has been appointed to the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR as a member of the Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings. Her extensive experience of complex, high-value commercial disputes (including ad hoc arbitrations and arbitrations under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL and ICSID), focusing in particular on emerging markets in the natural resources sector, including claims arising under Joint Operating Agreements between joint-venture parties, and claims by third parties with respect to overseas operations.

Julianne also has extensive experience of claims emanating from the CIS, including shareholder and joint venture disputes. Her practice also includes advising in respect of alleged violations of international human rights and humanitarian law, including under the Alien Torts Statute. She contributed to the mandate of the UN SRSG on Business and Human Rights. Julianne is a solicitor advocate with full rights of audience for civil matters at all levels of the English Courts.

She is an active member of Arbitral Women and a Visiting Fellow on Rule of Law and Foreign Direct Investment at the Bingham Centre in the British Institute of International and Comparative Law Julianne is the author of the firm's report Risk and Return: Foreign Direct Investment and Rule of Lawhttp://hoganlovellsruleoflaw.com

A recognised individual in the Oil and Gas field

Legal 500 2015

Representative Experience

Acting for Churchill Mining Plc in the interim stages of an investment arbitration against the government of the Republic of Indonesia.

Member of the team acting for a major energy company in relation to a London High Court claim concerning oil spills in the Niger Delta.

Acting for clients in the natural resources sector with respect to claims arising under Joint Operating Agreements and related contracts.

Acting for a multinational energy company in an arbitral claim concerning rights to an offshore oil block in Central America.

Education and admissions

Education

  • University of Oxford, Lady Margaret Hall

Memberships

  • Arbitral Women
  • British Institute of International and Comparative Law
  • European Society of International Law
  • ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR as a member of the Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings
  • ICC Consultative Task Force on the Revision of the ADR Rules, Expertise Rules and Dispute Board Rules
  • Visiting Fellow at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
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