Neil Newing is an international arbitration lawyer and commercial litigator with particular experience in managing high-value cross-border disputes.
Neil has extensive experience in international commercial arbitration, including LCIA, ICC, CIETAC, SIAC, SCC, UNCITRAL, ad hoc proceedings, ancillary or enforcement proceedings before the English courts, claims under investment treaties and cases concerning state entities and state immunity. Neil regularly prepares written pleadings and acts as advocate in arbitration hearings.
Neil has particular expertise in the energy sector and oil and gas disputes and has acted in matters involving: exploration and production, joint ventures, oilfield services, pipeline transportation, investment treaty claims and disputes concerning carbon emissions. Neil also has considerable experience in corporate and finance disputes (particularly relating to M&A transactions and shareholders’ agreements), and technology, media and telecoms disputes (including contractual disputes, royalty audits and disputes over rights).
Neil is recognised in The Legal 500 UK 2017 as a key contact for public international law, and is co-author of the leading textbook International Arbitration: A Practical Guide.