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About Laura

Laura Young focuses her practice on resolving disputes in the energy, construction and infrastructure sectors. Her recent experience includes advising on disputes concerning joint operating agreements, construction projects, production sharing contracts and expropriation claims.

Laura has experience acting on English High Court Litigation and arbitrations under the rules of the LCIA and DIA.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

International E&P company — successful LCIA arbitration relating to amounts payable by non-operating parties under the accounting procedure to a JOA concerning a North African asset, including advising on the default mechanism under the JOA   

EPC contractor — DIA arbitration relating to insurance policy claims in respect of energy from waste (EfW) and biomass projects in the UK*

EPC contractor — advice on potential claims relating to the design of a number of biomass plants in the UK*

Engineering contractor — LCIA arbitration concerning the design and construction of a UK school project*

Infrastructure investor — acquisition of a 124.5 MW portfolio of operating solar photovoltaic assets in the UK*

Major infrastructure investor — corporate advice in relation to investments in two UK CHP plants*

* Work completed prior to Bracewell

Credentials

Education

University of Law, London,
L.P.C., M.Sc.
2016
with distinction
University of Law, London,
G.D.L.
2015
with commendation
Newcastle University,
B.Sc.
2014
with honours

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales