William Obree | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
William Obree
William Obree

William Obree

Associate, London

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Overview

William Obree is an associate in White & Case's Dispute Resolution group based in London. His practice focuses on commercial litigation and international arbitration, with a particular emphasis on contractual disputes, freezing orders and conflict of laws issues.

He has experience of English High Court litigation and arbitration under the LCIA, UNCITRAL and ICC rules.

Before joining the Dispute Resolution group, Will spent six months working in the Firm's international arbitration practice in Moscow.

Will is committed to pro bono work and regularly represents PIP appellants in the Social Entitlement Chamber in collaboration with legal charity, University House.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor of England and Wales

Education

  • BA, Trinity College, University of Dublin
  • MSt, Kellogg College, University of Oxford
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Law, London
  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, Bristol

Languages

  • English

Experience

Representing the Republic of Belarus in an investment treaty claim commenced by OOO Manolium Processing under the UNCITRAL Rules.

Acting for an aviation company in relation to a contractual dispute with a Turkish airline.

Advising the shareholder of a party affected by a worldwide freezing order in the BTA Bank fraud proceedings.

Acting for a UK-regulated bank in a complex fraud-based dispute arising from the enforcement of a share pledge given as security for a €150 million loan.

Representing a ship builder in a multi-million euro LCIA arbitration concerning the major refurbishment of an FPSO to be deployed in Brazil.