Gabriella Richmond

Associate, Singapore

Biography

Overview

Gabriella is an associate in the Dispute Resolution group of the Firm's Singapore office and focuses her practice on international arbitration. Gabriella's experience covers a range of industry sectors, including infrastructure and construction, telecommunications, financial institutions, and investment treaty disputes.

Gabriella relocated to Singapore from the London office and has also spent six months working in the Hong Kong office.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
BA Jurisprudence
University of Oxford
Languages
English

Experience

Acting for a contractor consortium in a US$1.5 billion SIAC arbitration relating to the construction of an oil and petrochemical refinery in South East Asia.

Acting for an Asian energy company in an ICC LNG pricing arbitration.

Advising the main contractor on one of the world's largest infrastructure projects located in Central America, in a series of related ICC arbitrations against the employer, worth in excess of US$1 billion. 

Acting for a State in its defence of a claim under the 1976 UNCITRAL Rules, pursuant to a bilateral investment treaty. The claim relates to allegations of expropriation, mistreatment and denial of justice. 

Acting for a Middle Eastern 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. 

Advising the Claimant in a multi-million Euro UNCITRAL arbitration against an Eastern European state under a bilateral investment treaty. 

Advising the owner of a controlling stake in Turkey's leading mobile phone operator in 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.

Publications

Chapter 17: Singapore, The Third Party Litigation Funding Law Review (3rd ed), 2019 (co-author with Dr Matthew Secomb, Adam Wallin)

Perceptions of Bias, in Corporate Dispute Resolution Magazine, October 2018 (co-author with Robert Wheal)