Rebecca Major | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Rebecca Major
Rebecca Major

Rebecca Major

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1632

E rebecca.major@whitecase.com

Overview

Rebecca Major is an associate in White & Case's Construction and Engineering Group and is based in London. Rebecca advises owners and contractors on contentious international construction and engineering projects across a variety of industries, including oil and gas (exploration, drilling, processing (e.g. construction of refineries) and distribution), hydropower and solar thermal energy.

Rebecca is experienced in international arbitration and litigation, as well as in alternative methods of dispute resolution. Her experience includes acting for clients in complex arbitrations under a variety of institutional rules, including ICC, LCIA and VIAC.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • LPC, College of Law
  • LLM, International Banking and Finance Law, University College London
  • LLB, Law, Lancaster University

Languages

  • English

Experience

Representing a state owned developer in an arbitration concerning variations and delay to the construction of primary infrastructure works for the development of a new city in the Middle East. Qatari law, LCIA (Paris seat).

Advising one of the world's leading oil and gas construction groups in respect of a dispute concerning variations and delay to the construction of gas processing and ancillary treatment facilities in North Africa. Algerian law, ICC (Paris seat).

Representing a Chinese state owned contractor in a dispute concerning the termination of a FIDIC based contract in connection with the construction of a multi-million USD hydropower project in Vietnam. Vietnamese law, VIAC (Hanoi seat).

Representing an Italian construction company in respect of a dispute concerning variations and delay to the construction of a Liquefied Natural Gas liquefaction train in North Africa. Algerian law, ICC (Paris seat).

Representing an African state in a dispute with a foreign investor with respect to offshore exploration rights. English law, ICC (Paris seat).

Publications

  • After the storm: Is the new special administration regime strong enough?, International Financial Law Review, May 2012