Rebecca Shorter | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Rebecca Shorter
 Rebecca Shorter

Rebecca Shorter

Partner, London

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Overview

Rebecca Shorter is a partner in the London Construction and Engineering group. She specializes in the resolution of disputes arising out of complex construction, engineering and infrastructure projects, advising both contractors and owners. Rebecca is experienced in international arbitration, litigation and alternative methods of dispute resolution such as dispute boards, adjudication and mediation.

Rebecca is an elected member of council for the Society of Construction Law (UK) and holds the position of Secretary; she also sits on the committees for the London Programme of lectures and SCL Astra.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor, England and Wales

Education

  • LPC, Bloomsbury College of Law
  • LLB Law with French Law, University of Reading
  • Diploma in French Legal Studies, Université X de Paris Nanterre

Languages

  • English
  • French

Experience

Acting for a contractor in an appeal to the UK Supreme Court in connection with the design and construction of a hydro-electric project in the UK.

Acting for a Middle East government employer in ICC arbitration proceedings relating to the construction of a new international airport passenger terminal building

Representing a global cabling supplier and contractor in an ICC arbitration against an energy entity concerning a sub-sea electrical interconnector connecting two European countries.

Advising a Joint Venture Employer in relation to multiple disputes arising out of the construction of an acid production facility in the Middle East.

Acting for a contractor a Dispute Adjudication Board relating to the construction of a 1.35 million m2 residential and commercial development in the Middle East including major infrastructure works.

Acting for a Middle East government employer in ICC arbitration proceedings relating to the construction of infrastructure and facilities supporting a new international airport.

Acting for a specialist tunnelling subcontractor in a LCIA arbitration relating to the construction of a new city drainage system in the Middle East.

Acting for a southern African government employer in ICC arbitration proceedings relating to the construction of a new passenger terminal building in the country's international airport.

Acting for a specialist M&E subcontractor in Technology and Construction Court and Court of Appeal proceedings relating to the development and fit out of a court building.

Representing a specialist subcontractor in a complex delay and disruption dispute relating to high profile London residential development in Technology and Construction Court proceedings.

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