William Obree

Associate, London

Biography

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.