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Flora Jones is a Senior Associate in the firm's International Arbitration and Litigation group. She specialises in international commercial and investment dispute resolution, with a particular focus on energy, life sciences, and aviation.  She has represented energy clients in numerous large, complex and high value commercial and investment arbitrations around the world, including two years spent in Tokyo, representing a range of Japanese clients on their projects disputes.  She is currently undertaking the Delos Remote Oral Advocacy Programme.

Flora has acted as counsel in international arbitrations under most of the major institutional rules (including LCIA, ICC, ICSID, and SCC) and in English High Court and Court of Appeal proceedings.  She is qualified as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and also holds Higher Rights of Audience (Civil Proceedings). In 2014 she was seconded to the Royal Courts of Justice to sit with Mr Justice Newby, Mr Justice Mann, and Mr Justice Peter Smith.

Flora writes regularly on dispute resolution and energy topics, and has a particular interest in renewables and alternative power. Recent publications include:

  • Chambers Alternative Energy & Power 2022 - UK Trends and Developments (2022)
  • Chambers Alternative Energy & Power 2022 - UK Law and Practice (2022)
  • "Trick and Treaty: The ECT's role in climate change", Practical Law Arbitration Blog (2022)
  • "Freif Eurowind Holdings Ltd v Kingdom of Spain, SCC Case No. 2017/060", Juris Journal of Damages in Arbitration (2021)
  • "One privileged, always privileged...unless and until waived", Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog (2020)
  • "CEF Energia B.V. v. The Italian Republic, SCC Arbitration V (2015/158)", Juris Journal of Damages in Arbitration (2020)
  • "Rosalie Simon and others v Hungary (No. 10-1770 (BAH)", Kluwer Arbitration Reporter (2020)
  • "Caratube International Oil Company LLP and Hourani v Republic of Kazakhstan ICSID Case No. ARB/13/13", Juris Journal of Damages in Arbitration (2018)
  • Co-author: GAR Know-How Investment Treaty Arbitration - Japan (2016)

Flora was appointed as a Regional Representative for Young ICCA in January 2022. She is also a volunteer for the University House Legal Advice Centre offering pro bono advocacy support in welfare benefits appeal hearings.

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Credentials

England and Wales

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Modern Languages and Cultures (Spanish and Italian), 2:1 - 2008

England & Wales (Admitted 11/1/2013; SRA # 532119)

Graduate Diploma in Law (BPP Law School, London) – 2010

English

Italian

Spanish

Matters

Currently acting for an AIM listed oil and gas exploration and production company in a multi-million dollar claim against Italy under the Energy Charter Treaty under the ICSID Rules seated in Paris.

Currently acting for an Indian conglomerate in potential English High Court proceedings relating to the ownership and management of a portfolio of hotels across Europe.

Acting for an oil and gas major in a Nigeria seated arbitration concerning the processing and allocation of crude oil.

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Currently acting for an AIM listed oil and gas exploration and production company in a multi-million dollar claim against Italy under the Energy Charter Treaty under the ICSID Rules seated in Paris.

Currently acting for an Indian conglomerate in potential English High Court proceedings relating to the ownership and management of a portfolio of hotels across Europe.

Acting for an oil and gas major in a Nigeria seated arbitration concerning the processing and allocation of crude oil.

Acting for an oil and gas major in a mediation relating to a dispute arising from an EPCI Contract for the construction of an offshore oil facility in Angolan waters

Acting for an Indian life sciences company in two separate arbitrations arising from pharmaceutical supply contracts.

Acting for a nuclear reactor and services provider in an ICC arbitration in an Asian country against a national power company arising out of the construction of a nuclear power plant.

Acting for a Malaysian media group in two UNCITRAL arbitrations brought under the UK – India bilateral investment treaty and the Mauritius – India bilateral investment treaty. The dispute concerns the satellite television sector

Acting for a Japanese engineering, procurement and construction company in a potential AAA arbitration against a U.S. producer of polyvinyl chloride arising out of the construction of an ethane cracker plant in the U.S.

Acting for a Japanese multinational corporation in a potential SIAC arbitration arising out of the construction of a Power Plant in Taiwan.

Acting for a Japanese manufacturer of high precision instruments in relation to contracts concerning neurosurgical microscope systems that provided for ICC arbitration in Singapore. Claims included intellectual property and competition issues and concerned multiple jurisdictions.

Acting for a Japanese trading house on a dispute involving non-compliance with line-pipe specifications in respect of an upstream LNG project in Australia. The SPA provided for ICC arbitration in Western Australia.

Acting for the claimant in an UNCITRAL arbitration brought under the Barbados – Venezuela bilateral investment treaty. The dispute concerns an investment in an oil and gas development.

Matters

Currently acting for an AIM listed oil and gas exploration and production company in a multi-million dollar claim against Italy under the Energy Charter Treaty under the ICSID Rules seated in Paris.

Currently acting for an Indian conglomerate in potential English High Court proceedings relating to the ownership and management of a portfolio of hotels across Europe.

Acting for an oil and gas major in a Nigeria seated arbitration concerning the processing and allocation of crude oil.

See more
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Matters

Currently acting for an AIM listed oil and gas exploration and production company in a multi-million dollar claim against Italy under the Energy Charter Treaty under the ICSID Rules seated in Paris.

Currently acting for an Indian conglomerate in potential English High Court proceedings relating to the ownership and management of a portfolio of hotels across Europe.

Acting for an oil and gas major in a Nigeria seated arbitration concerning the processing and allocation of crude oil.

Acting for an oil and gas major in a mediation relating to a dispute arising from an EPCI Contract for the construction of an offshore oil facility in Angolan waters

Acting for an Indian life sciences company in two separate arbitrations arising from pharmaceutical supply contracts.

Acting for a nuclear reactor and services provider in an ICC arbitration in an Asian country against a national power company arising out of the construction of a nuclear power plant.

Acting for a Malaysian media group in two UNCITRAL arbitrations brought under the UK – India bilateral investment treaty and the Mauritius – India bilateral investment treaty. The dispute concerns the satellite television sector

Acting for a Japanese engineering, procurement and construction company in a potential AAA arbitration against a U.S. producer of polyvinyl chloride arising out of the construction of an ethane cracker plant in the U.S.

Acting for a Japanese multinational corporation in a potential SIAC arbitration arising out of the construction of a Power Plant in Taiwan.

Acting for a Japanese manufacturer of high precision instruments in relation to contracts concerning neurosurgical microscope systems that provided for ICC arbitration in Singapore. Claims included intellectual property and competition issues and concerned multiple jurisdictions.

Acting for a Japanese trading house on a dispute involving non-compliance with line-pipe specifications in respect of an upstream LNG project in Australia. The SPA provided for ICC arbitration in Western Australia.

Acting for the claimant in an UNCITRAL arbitration brought under the Barbados – Venezuela bilateral investment treaty. The dispute concerns an investment in an oil and gas development.

Credentials

England and Wales

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Modern Languages and Cultures (Spanish and Italian), 2:1 - 2008

England & Wales (Admitted 11/1/2013; SRA # 532119)

Graduate Diploma in Law (BPP Law School, London) – 2010

English

Italian

Spanish