Ralph Goodchild

Associate, London



Ralph is an associate in the International Arbitration and Construction and Engineering practice groups. He has represented clients from a range of sectors in a wide variety of litigation and arbitration proceedings. Ralph has a particular focus on international construction and engineering disputes.

He recently won second prize in the Society of Construction Law's prestigious Hudson essay competition.

Prior to joining White & Case, Ralph worked as the research assistant at a leading barristers' chambers.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
BPP University
City University London
BA (Hons)
University of Cambridge


Representing  a contractor in an ICC arbitration concerning a metro project in the Middle East.

Representing a contractor in an LCIA arbitration concerning the refurbishment of a FPSO.

Representing a European client in a high-stakes multi-billion dispute in the nuclear industry involving multiple proceedings in several fora.

Representing a government client concerning various disputes arising out the construction of new international airports and regional airports.

Advising a contractor in a dispute about the prolonged suspension of a contract for supply of pipeline for an oil & gas project in Eastern Europe.

Advising a Russian energy company concerning a dispute over the EPC contract for an oil & gas plant in the Middle East.

Advising a government client in a dispute over construction of a major cultural attraction.

Representing a project management contractor in an ICC arbitration concerning the construction of a residential, retail and leisure complex in Central Asia.

Advising an owner over the delayed construction of a wind farm in Central America.

Advising an owner in a dispute with a contractor over repairs to a faulty gas turbine in a Latin American power plant.