Roni Pacht is a senior associate in the firm’s International Dispute Resolution Practice Group, resident in London.

    Roni’s practice focuses on high-value, complex and multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration. He advises clients from a wide range of industries on all aspects of international arbitration and dispute resolution. Roni has extensive experience acting in relation to energy, environment and extractive resources-related disputes with a particular focus on the LNG, oil and gas, power and utilities, and renewables sectors.

    Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Roni was at one of the world’s leading international arbitration practices. In 2014, he was seconded as legal counsel, global litigation EMEA, to one of the world’s largest energy multinationals.

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    • Acting for Royal Dutch Shell and Shell Petroleum Development Company in their successful dismissal of claims regarding alleged oil spills in Ogoniland.
    • Acting for an oil and gas company in a dispute with a state-owned company in relation to the purported termination of a strategic alliance agreement concerning operations in an African country.
    • Acting for an upstream oil and gas JV in an ad hoc arbitration arising from a technical dispute concerning pipeline capacity and the right to extend a long-term transportation and production agreement.

    Education

    • London School of Economics, LL.M., International Business Law
    • BPP Law School, BVC
    • BPP Law School, GDL
    • King's College, London, B.A., Philosophy

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2010

    Languages

    • English

    • Author, “Design Adequacy: is it warranted?” [2018] I.C.L.R. 12
    • Compensation in Energy Arbitration”, GAR – The Guide to Energy Arbitrations, 2nd Edition

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