Fiona Cain is Counsel in the London based International Dispute Resolution team of Haynes and Boone CDG. She has 20 years’ experience of commercial litigation and arbitration and conducts energy, offshore oil and gas construction, and shipbuilding litigation and arbitration. Fiona’s practice primarily focuses on legally and technically complex high-value maritime and offshore construction disputes. She has also worked on of a broad range of contractual disputes involving UK and international parties and cross-border issues.
Fiona has represented clients in arbitration disputes under the rules of the LMAA, the ICC, the LCIA, and the SCMA, as well as ad-hoc arbitrations and in litigation matters in the Commercial Court and Technology and Construction Court of the Business and Property Courts in London, and at mediation. She has acted for rig and ship owners, oil companies, fabricators and contractors, drilling contractors, and shipyards amongst others in disputes concerning termination of construction contracts, contractual variations, responsibility for delay and related cost overruns, defective goods and warranty issues, as well as appealing, challenging, and enforcing arbitration awards.
Fiona has been a co-author of the chapter on shipbuilding contracts governed by the law of England and Wales in Law Business Research’s Getting the Deal Through – Shipbuilding since 2015. She has had articles published in Building Magazine, Energy Voice, Global Banking Review, Inside Oil and Gas, Insurance Day, Law 360, Lloyd’s List, Maritime Risk International, Offshore Technology Focus, Robotics Law Journal and Tanker Shipping and Trade. She regularly writes for the Haynes and Boone CDG website on a wide range of issues relating to her practice and was the editor for the CDG Knowledge Centre.