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Claire Stockford

Claire Stockford


Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

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Specialising in International Disputes, Claire's practice comprises both international arbitration and litigation arising from damages claims made in relation to cartel activity. In the field of international arbitration, Claire has considerable experience of commercial arbitration, under both institutional (including International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), London Court of Arbitration (LCIA) and International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)) and ad hoc rules.

Claire also has broad experience of investor-state arbitration, representing investors in claims against states such as Turkey, Lithuania and Kazakhstan. In both the commercial and investor-state spheres, Claire's experience encompasses industries ranging from energy to hospitality.

In addition, Claire represents both Claimants and Defendants in cartel damages claims before the Competition Appeal Tribunal and the courts of England and Wales, advising on some of the largest and most complex claims that have arisen in this area.

Claire is a barrister and a Member of Gray's Inn.


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Microsoft Claim Against Li-Ion Battery Cartel Stayed by English High Court Due to Arbitration Clause
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, March 2017

In a judgment handed down by the UK High Court on 28 February 2017, Mr Justice Marcus Smith stayed claims against one defendant and set aside permission to serve the proceedings outside the jurisdiction against the remaining defendants in a competition damages claim relating to the lithium ion (Li-ion) battery cartel.  Competition damages claims are used when a party claims damages for losses allegedly caused by anti-competitive conduct...

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