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Charity Kirby is an Associate in King & Spalding’s Trial and Global Disputes practice in the London office. Charity qualified in 2015, having trained with the firm.

Charity has a wealth of experience in commercial litigation and arbitration and has acted in proceedings before the English High Court, the English Court of Appeal, Arbitral Tribunals under major international arbitration rules and in London based ad-hoc arbitrations.

Charity has been involved in a variety of multi-party cases, often spanning many jurisdictions including issues of breach of contract, professional negligence and fraud in industries such as financial services and oil and gas.

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Law Society of England & Wales

Law Society of Enland & Wales (Admitted 1/4/2016; Reg. # 594053)

Matters

Acting for a sovereign-wealth fund in a $500 million fraud proceeding before the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

Acting in an ad-hoc arbitration, seated in London, focusing on illegality and piercing the corporate veil in a case related to the shipping industry.

Representing an international oil and gas company in proceedings up to and including trial in the London Commercial Court regarding claims connected to a production sharing contract in Iraq.

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Acting for a sovereign-wealth fund in a $500 million fraud proceeding before the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

Acting in an ad-hoc arbitration, seated in London, focusing on illegality and piercing the corporate veil in a case related to the shipping industry.

Representing an international oil and gas company in proceedings up to and including trial in the London Commercial Court regarding claims connected to a production sharing contract in Iraq.

Advising on the implications of the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea’s orders in the border dispute between Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana.

Acting for a Portuguese construction and property company in a High Court claim against a major UK bank for the mis-selling of derivative products.

Representing an Islamic bank in a £80m fraud claim against a US investor arising out of a UK building project in the London Commercial Court and in the US courts.

Acting for the investor in the enforcement of a $1.2 billion award rendered pursuant to a bilateral investment treaty.

Insights

Article · Source: Thomson Reuters

October 5, 2018
2017 facts and figures: ICC, LCIA, SIAC

Energy Law Exchange

October 1, 2015
Angola’s New Private Investment Law

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Matters

Acting for a sovereign-wealth fund in a $500 million fraud proceeding before the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

Acting in an ad-hoc arbitration, seated in London, focusing on illegality and piercing the corporate veil in a case related to the shipping industry.

Representing an international oil and gas company in proceedings up to and including trial in the London Commercial Court regarding claims connected to a production sharing contract in Iraq.

See more
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Close

Matters

Acting for a sovereign-wealth fund in a $500 million fraud proceeding before the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

Acting in an ad-hoc arbitration, seated in London, focusing on illegality and piercing the corporate veil in a case related to the shipping industry.

Representing an international oil and gas company in proceedings up to and including trial in the London Commercial Court regarding claims connected to a production sharing contract in Iraq.

Advising on the implications of the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea’s orders in the border dispute between Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana.

Acting for a Portuguese construction and property company in a High Court claim against a major UK bank for the mis-selling of derivative products.

Representing an Islamic bank in a £80m fraud claim against a US investor arising out of a UK building project in the London Commercial Court and in the US courts.

Acting for the investor in the enforcement of a $1.2 billion award rendered pursuant to a bilateral investment treaty.

Insights

Article · Source: Thomson Reuters

October 5, 2018
2017 facts and figures: ICC, LCIA, SIAC

Energy Law Exchange

October 1, 2015
Angola’s New Private Investment Law

View all

Credentials

Law Society of England & Wales

Law Society of Enland & Wales (Admitted 1/4/2016; Reg. # 594053)