Daniel Wilmot | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Daniel Wilmot

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1688

E dwilmot@whitecase.com

Overview

Daniel is a senior associate in the Disputes Group of the Firm's London office. He is experienced in acting in international arbitration, with a particular expertise advising clients within the energy and technology sectors. His clients include global and multinational corporates, high net worth individuals and sovereign states.

Daniel's practice has a strong international focus, having advised clients across a number of jurisdictions.  He has a particular expertise in disputes with an African connection. He is also fluent in French.

Daniel's experience includes advising and acting on LCIA, ICC, UNCITRAL and LMAA, as well as ad-hoc, arbitrations.  He also has experience of investment treaty arbitration, litigation in the English Courts and alternative dispute resolution (including mediation).

Daniel is active in the arbitration community, and is a member of the ICC Young Arbitrators' Forum and the LCIA Young International Arbitration Group. He also has a strong interest in legal technologies, including in respect of eDisclosure.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • LLB, Laws, University College London
  • LPC, BPP Law School

Languages

  • English
  • French

Experience

Representing the lead member of a multi-national contractor consortium against a Turkish government entity, in an ICC arbitration arising from a construction dispute concerning a major Turkish rail project.

Representing a Ghanaian telecoms company in an LCIA arbitration with one of the world's largest technology consultancies from India concerning a dispute arising out of the provision of outsourced IT services.

Representing an international major upstream oil & gas company in English Commercial Court proceedings related to a dispute with co-licensees regarding the charter of an FPSO vessel operating in the UK Continental Shelf.*

Representing a major Japanese global software and systems contractor in a billion pound arbitration with the UK Government in respect of claims and counterclaims arising out of the termination of a contract for the provision of an IT solution to a Government body.*

Representing a Cameroonian downstream subsidiary of a West-African oil & gas independent against an oil & gas 'super-major' in an ad hoc arbitration under UNCITRAL rules in respect of claims arising out of a sale and purchase agreement and accompanying tax deed.*

Advising a Russian commodity producer in respect of issues arising out of the multi-million dollar sale of a Botswanan mine.

Advising a West African State in respect of its multi-million dollar dispute with a UK-based contractor involving allegations of bribery in connection with the construction of a hospital.

Advising a US data centre services provider on the expert determination of issues arising out of its sale of a subsidiary company to a global competitor.

Advising a major European financial institution on issues arising in respect of its sale of a subsidiary to a Russian bank.

Advising a major US multinational corporation on issues arising out of its billion-euro sale of a consumer-goods division.

*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.