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Tessa is an associate in the White & Case Dispute Resolution group based in London. Her practice focuses on commercial disputes and white collar crime.
Prior to joining White & Case she completed the Harold G. Fox Scholarship working in three sets of barristers' chambers specialising in commercial law and arbitration. She has also served as a clerk at the Federal Court of Canada where she assisted with judicial review decisions relating to Canadian constitutional, intellectual property, privacy and procurement law.
Whilst in Canada, she also contributed regularly to a newsletter on Canadian regulatory offences and compliance.
Conducting a cross-border regulatory investigation for a bank regarding suspicious trading from initial scoping to the submission of a final report to regulators in several jurisdictions.
Advising a West African government regarding a £107 million ICC-governed construction dispute with a UK company involving allegations of bribery.
Assisting on anti-bribery and anti-money laundering due diligence regarding the proposed offering of global depositary receipts by a Sub-Saharan bank.
Advising an international technology company on managing potential anti-bribery and corruption risks.
Challenge to the validity of three patents used in medicinal eye drop under Canada’s Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.*
*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.