Will Corbett-Graham

Associate, London



Will is a senior associate in White & Case's Dispute Resolution group based in London. He advises clients involved in high-value, complex and cross-border commercial disputes before the English courts, international arbitrations (including under the ICC, LCIA and SIAC rules) and criminal and regulatory investigations. He is a Solicitor Advocate with Higher Rights of Audience.

Will has a broad commercial practice and acts predominantly for sovereign states and multinational corporations. He has considerable experience in advising clients on commercial disputes involving fraud, asset tracing, white-collar investigations, setting aside arbitral awards, obtaining and defending freezing injunctions, warranty and indemnity claims and shareholder disputes. Many of his cases involve parallel criminal and regulatory investigations. He has also litigated multiple insurance claims for both insurers and policyholders.

Will is currently assigned to White & Case New York office.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
MA (Hons)
Philosophy & Economics
University of Edinburgh
BPP Law School, London


Paul Andrew Whittaker v Bertha UK Limited, Business & Property Courts, 2021-23. Successful representation of Bertha UK in a shareholder dispute over Dogwoof Limited, a well-known documentary film production company, in defence of a claim for specific performance of the obligatory transfer provisions of a Shareholders Agreement and damages.

ICC and SCIA Arbitrations, 2020-22. Successful representation of a sovereign state in a series of arbitrations under the ICC and SCIA rules involving public procurement corruption affecting assets in excess of US$2.1 billion. Related criminal, regulatory and civil proceedings on three continents.

ICC Arbitration, 2021-2022. Acting for two Chinese state owned enterprises in a dispute regarding a $30m indemnity claim under a SPA.

Process & Industrial Developments v Federal Republic of Nigeria, Commercial Court, 2019-20. Successful representation of Nigeria in set-aside proceedings relating to a US$10bn arbitral award allegedly procured by fraud. Related enforcement proceedings in the USA and regulatory / criminal proceedings in Nigeria.

Paralel Routs v Fedotov, Business & Property Court, 2017-2018. Acting for Mr Fedotov in this breach of contract dispute involving issues of Russian law, defending a freezing injunction. Related criminal and civil proceedings in Russia.

Reignwood Group v Ni, Commercial Court, 2017-2018. Acting for Reignwood in this joint venture dispute governed by Chinese law. Related proceedings in Luxembourg and the US.