Sandie Ferrans | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Sandie Ferrans
Sandie Ferrans

Sandie Ferrans

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 2741

E sferrans@whitecase.com

Overview

Sandie Ferrans is an associate in the Dispute Resolution Group of the Firm's London office, and concentrates in commercial litigation and international arbitration. In 2010, Sandie spent six months with the International Arbitration Practice in the Firm's Paris office.

Sandie's experience covers disputes in various industry sectors, including defence, construction, and telecommunications. Sandie also regularly advises on the drafting of commercial contracts.

In 2011, Sandie spent six months in the Corporate Department of the Firm's London office. Sandie provided general corporate advice, drafted company articles, board resolutions and provided advice in relation to commercial contracts. Sandie also coordinated a virtual vendor due diligence process and prepared a report with input from a number of department’s and offices of the Firm.

Sandie is committed to pro bono work and, in 2012, received a White & Case pro bono award for her work with Innocence Network UK in connection with the White & Case Innocence Project's investigation into a criminal case of claimed wrongful conviction.

Sandie also 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

  • LPC, BPP Law School
  • LLB, BPP Law School
  • MA, International Relations, University of St Andrews

Languages

  • English

Experience

Advising in an LCIA arbitration concerning a substantial dispute between a defence contractor and subcontractor.

Advising in an ICC arbitration concerning the design and construction of a nuclear power plant.

Acting for the claimants in LCIA proceedings in London regarding a dispute concerning a hydroelectric plant in Brazil.

Acting for a BVI company in a dispute concerning the ownership of a Kyrgyz mobile telecommunications company, and related court proceedings in the Isle of Man.

Assisting a major investment bank with an internal investigation into LIBOR setting.

Publications

  • An alternative to the anti-suit injunction? Supreme Court considers ability to obtain damages for EU proceedings brought in breach of an exclusive jurisdiction clause, White & Case LLP Client Alert, November 2013, (co-author with C. Lightfoot, R. Matthews, and H. Levent)