Zelda Hunter

Associate, Geneva



Zelda is an associate in the Firm's International Arbitration and Commercial Litigation Groups in London, currently on secondment to the Geneva office. She has a broad commercial and construction practice encompassing complex cross-border disputes.

Zelda has substantial experience of post-judgment / award enforcement measures and applications for interlocutory relief.

Having previously worked in the human rights field, Zelda is committed to pro bono work. Among other projects, she has provided advice to Survivors Fund (SURF) on compensation claims under the Alien Tort Claims Act and international law.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor, England and Wales
BPP Law School, London
GDL (partial exemption)
BPP Law School, London
University of Cape Town


Advising an Eastern European utility in a proposed multi-billion euro EPC contract for the design and construction of a nuclear power plant (2000 MWe).

Acting for an African state in an ICC arbitration in the telecommunications sector.

Advising an investor in a series of LCIA arbitrations with its joint venture partner arising out of a multi-million dollar real estate redevelopment project in South Asia.

Acting for a CIS state-owned company in a multi-million dollar ICC arbitration with a major European contractor concerning disputes arising out of a road construction project.

Representing Cruz City 1 Mauritius Holdings in ongoing multi-jurisdictional enforcement proceedings in England (High Court and Court of Appeal), Cyprus, Mauritius, the Isle of Man and India in aid of enforcement of US$380 million LCIA arbitration awards dealing with a range of relief including disclosure of assets, worldwide freezing orders, orders appointing receivers by way of equitable execution, third party debt orders and proceedings seeking Chabra-styled relief and related jurisdictional issues. English Case reports: [2013] EWHC 1323 (Comm); [2013] 2 All ER (Comm) 1137; [2013] EWCA Civ 1512; [2014] EWHC 1323 (Comm); [2014] EWHC 3131 (Comm); [2015] 1 All ER (Comm) 336; [2014] Bus LR D25; [2015] EWHC 467 (Comm); [2014] EWHC 3704; [2015] 1 All ER (Comm) 305; [2015] 1 Lloyd's Rep 191; [2015] EWHC 86 (Comm); [2015] EWHC 597 (Comm).


Supreme Court confirms that legal advice privilege does not apply to communications with non-lawyers, White & Case LLP Client Alert, January 2013, (co-author)