Daisy Wetherill

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Daisy is an associate in White & Case's Dispute Resolution group based in London. She focuses on commercial litigation and international arbitration. She has experience in the Commercial Court and the Upper Tribunal (Tax Chamber), as well as in regulatory investigations. She has worked on arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA and ICSID rules.

Daisy joined White & Case in 2016 as a trainee, gaining experience in the Firm's Capital Markets, Litigation and Arbitration and Construction Arbitration Groups in London, and the International Arbitration Group in the Firm's New York office.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor of England and Wales
Education
Legal Practice Course
BPP University
Graduate Diploma in Law
BPP Law School
Master of Arts
University of Edinburgh
Languages
English
French
Spanish

Experience

Acting for Ingenious Media in its appeal against HMRC regarding the tax treatment of a number of film production partnerships, worth in excess of £1 billion. Advising the investors in an ICSID claim against Argentina concerning the nationalisation of the country's private pension system (MetLife, Inc., & Others v. Argentine Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/17/17). Representing the main contractor on one of the world's largest infrastructure projects located in Central America, in a series of ICC arbitrations against the employer (as well as proceedings before the English Courts brought by the employer), worth in excess of $1 billion. Representing an international investment bank in regulatory enforcement proceedings concerning the adequacy of AML systems and controls. White & Case acted as global coordinating counsel in respect of  investigations by the Financial Conduct Authority (UK), the New York Department of Financial Services, the Department of Justice, the New York Federal Reserve (in the US), BaFin (in Germany) and the European Central Bank (amongst others). Representing a shareholder in a large telecommunications company in relation to ICC arbitration proceedings in Paris and also ancillary proceedings in the BVI and the Netherlands. Representing the owner in an ICC arbitration relating to claims arising under a design-build contract relating to the civil works for an international airport in the Middle East. Advising a large media company in relation to a pre-arbitration loss estimate procedure arising out of a share purchase agreement.