Hazel Levent | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Hazel Levent
 Hazel Levent

Hazel Levent

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1747

E hlevent@whitecase.com

Overview

Hazel Levent is an associate in the White & Case Dispute Resolution Group in London and practices both international arbitration and commercial litigation in a variety of sectors.

In 2012, Hazel undertook a six-month secondment in the International Arbitration Group in the Firm's Paris office.

Hazel is also committed to pro-bono work and was awarded the White & Case pro-bono award in 2012, 2013 and 2014. She frequently advises at the Citizens Advice Bureau at the Royal Courts of Justice, and volunteers at the legal advice clinic at the Whitechapel Homeless Mission.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor, England and Wales

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, London
  • Graduate Degree in Law, College of Law, London
  • MSc, Comparative Politics and Markets, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • BA, European Studies, King's College London and Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris
  • Diplôme, Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Turkish

Experience

Advising an integrated oil and gas company in connection with a Swiss Rules arbitration arising out of the breach of a contract for the sale of a business involved with the distribution of petroleum products.

Advising a contractor consortium in an ICC arbitration against a government entity, in relation to claims and counter-claims concerning the termination of a construction contract relating to a major rail project.

Advising a Central Asian oil and gas production company in relation to several parallel LCIA proceedings concerning the commissioning of a gas treatment facility.

Advising a leading financial institution on its defence in connection with cross-border investigations by the UK FCA, the UK Serious Fraud Office, the ACPR, the European Commission, the Swiss COMCO, the US Department of Justice, the US CFTC  and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in connection with the setting of LIBOR, EURIBOR and SIBOR.

Advising a Middle Eastern engineering and contracting company in an ICC arbitration concerning the termination of a contract for the construction of several multi-use buildings.