Tim Flamank is a senior associate in the International Dispute Resolution team. His practice spans both commercial arbitration and litigation, often on energy-related disputes with a cross-border element.

    Tim has acted for clients before various arbitral institutions, including the ICC, LCIA and HKIAC, as well as having extensive experience in the English courts.

    He has particular experience in natural gas and LNG supply and pricing claims, cargo delivery disputes and price renegotiations. He has also advised on contractual, private equity and intra-shareholder disputes.

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    • Acting for a European gas trader in a multimillion-dollar ICC Swiss-seated arbitration over the pipeline supply of natural gas into Central Europe, as well as in follow-on proceedings before the English High Court. This matter is ongoing.
    • Acting for a major European LNG buyer in a multimillion-dollar pricing dispute with a Middle Eastern seller. This matter is ongoing.
    • Acted for a major state-owned Chinese LNG buyer in an English law multimillion-dollar dispute in relation to the pricing of, and cargo deliveries under, a long-term gas supply contract with an Australasian seller. This matter was concluded by way of a commercial settlement on favourable terms.
    • Acted for a Middle-East oil and natural gas exploration company in separate contractual disputes against a co-venturer and Central Asia state-owned energy company.
    • Represented a European oil and gas trader in a multimillion-pound dispute before the English High Court over the delivery of naphtha cargoes into a Baltic state. Obtained a substantial order for security for costs in favour of the client, bringing about a successful settlement.
    • Acted for a European LNG buyer in a price renegotiation against a multinational seller.
    • Successfully represented an investor engaged in an intra-shareholder dispute in LCIA proceedings seated in London.
    • Represented a Central European telecommunications operator in challenging an arbitral award before the English High Court under ss67 and 68 of the Arbitration Act 1996.

    Education

    • Kaplan Law School, L.P.C.
    • College of Law, G.D.L.
    • Durham University, honors, B.A.

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2015

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