Amanda Cowell

Partner, London

Biography

Amanda is ‘someone clients definitely want in their corner’.
Legal 500 UK 2020

Overview

Amanda Cowell is a partner based in the Dispute Resolution group of the firm's London office. She has experience in commercial litigation and domestic and international arbitration, primarily working with corporate, telecoms and banking clients (including investment banks and funds). Amanda previously spent time on secondment at a leading investment bank.

Amanda has acted for clients in the English Courts at all levels and has been involved in international commercial arbitrations before various institutions. She has a wealth of offshore experience and has acted for clients in over twenty jurisdictions. She also has substantial experience of post-judgment and award enforcement.

Amanda is recognised by Legal 500 UK 2020 as a Next Generation partner for Commercial Litigation . Amanda is committed to pro bono work and is regularly listed on the White & Case Pro Bono awards Honour Roll.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LPC
BPP Law School
MA
Jurisprudence
Oxford University
Languages
English

Experience

Representing the owner of a controlling stake in Turkey's leading mobile phone operator in successful proceedings before the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (High Court, Court of Appeal and Privy Council), and English Administrative Court, concerning the disputed ownership of a US$1.5 billion stake in the operator.The litigation began in 2007 in the British Virgin Islands and has involved 14 hearings before the Commercial Court in the BVI, seven appeals to the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal, and eight hearings before the Privy Council in London.

Representing an investment fund in LCIA arbitration proceedings in a US$300 million dispute arising out of a slum clearance project in Mumbai.

Representing a Lithuanian oil company in a dispute before the Commercial Court concerning an oil trading agreement.English Case report: Proton Energy v. Orlen Lietuva [2014] 1 All ER (Comm) 972; [2013] EWHC 2872.

Representing a Lithuanian oil company in a dispute before the Commercial Court concerning an oil trading agreement.English Case report: Proton Energy v. Orlen Lietuva [2014] 1 All ER (Comm) 972; [2013] EWHC 2872.

Representing a Lithuanian oil company in a dispute before the Commercial Court concerning an oil trading agreement.English Case report: Proton Energy v. Orlen Lietuva [2014] 1 All ER (Comm) 972; [2013] EWHC 2872.