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

Rebecca Shorter

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1634



Rebecca Shorter is an associate in the London Construction and Engineering group. She advises contractors and owners on dispute resolution and is experienced in litigation, arbitration and adjudication as well as alternative methods of dispute resolution such as mediation. Rebecca also undertakes non-contentious construction work.

Rebecca joined White & Case in 2013 from a leading construction law firm, where she was an associate in the construction team.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor, England and Wales


  • LPC, Bloomsbury College of Law
  • LLB Law with French Law, University of Reading
  • Diploma in French Legal Studies, Université X de Paris Nanterre


  • English
  • French


Acting for a Middle East government on an ICC arbitration relating to the construction of the passenger terminal building for a new international airport in the country.

Advising an Employer in relation to multiple disputes arising out of the construction of an acid production facility in the Middle East.

Acting for a contractor in a complex delay and disruption claim before Dispute Adjudication Board relating to the construction of a 1.35 million m2 residential and commercial development in the Middle East including major infrastructure works.

Acting for a specialist subcontractor in a LCIA arbitration relating to the construction of a new city drainage system in the Middle East.

Representing a global electrical cabling supplier and contractor in an ICC arbitration against an entity concerning a sub-sea electrical interconnector connecting two European countries.


  • Dispute boards – modern approaches to dispute resolution in international projects, Global Arbitration Review, 16 July 2013
  • Insolvency: When Is It Official?, Building, 26 August 2011
  • Case Clarifies Contract Liabilities, Construction News, 14 April 2011
  • Pure Economic Loss Re-Examined, Property Law Journal, 267, 2011
  • Amendments Assessed, Property Law Journal, 245, 2010