Profile

Angharad is recommended by The Legal 500 (2012 and 2013) as a "Leading Junior" in the field of Commercial Litigation, and in Commodities (2014- 2017). She is also recommended for Energy by Who's Who Legal UK Bar (2015) where she is described as "exceptionally hard-working, dedicated, and a real star". In 2018, Who's Who Legal ranked her as one of two most highly regard junior barristers in the Shipping field.

Angharad has a broad practice in commercial law, with particular expertise in disputes involving commodities, natural resources and energy, heavy industry and projects, shipping, sale of goods and supply of services. She undertakes both advisory and advocacy work, and assists at all stages of dispute resolution (including being involved in mediations). She is regularly involved in complex litigation and arbitration involving multiple jurisdictions, and has extensive experience of conflict of laws and jurisdictional issues. Angharad is interested in the upcoming impact of Brexit on conflicts of laws and jurisdictional matters.

In addition to her court practice, Angharad has significant expertise in respect of arbitration and court challenges ancillary to arbitration. She has conducted cases (both as sole counsel and led by QC) in a variety of arbitral fora (domestic and international), and under a variety of arbitral rules.



Recent reported or high profile cases include:
Trafigura Beheer BV v Renbrandt [2017] EWCA 3100 (Comm)

Integral Petroleum SA v Melars, [2016] EWCA Civ 108 (Court of Appeal): Permission to Appeal hearing

National Private Air Transport Services Company (National Air Services Ltd) v (1) Creditrade Limited and (2) Windrose Aviation Company Limited [2016] EWHC 2144: Sole Counsel in 7 day commercial court hearing in dispute arising out of aircraft leasing and allegations of defects in engines.

LCIA Arbitration (4 days) (2017) High value loan dispute

LMAA Arbitration (5 days) (2017) Dispute in respect of an allegedly defective pipe-line laying barge

Transpetrochart Ltd v Petrochemical Logistics Ltd [2016] Dispute concerning appointment of an arbitrator, and involving s18 and s32 Arbitration Act 1996

LCIA arbitration (4 day, Sole Counsel) in respect of metallurgical products (2016)

LCIA arbitration (2015): Jurisdictional phase on the interrelationship between English arbitration proceedings, Spanish and French legal proceedings in the context of the Brussels Recast.

Ad hoc arbitration (2015): Dispute re commission payments

LCIA Commodities (3 day, Sole Counsel) arbitration (2015)

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