Liam Hart is a senior associate in the International Arbitration practice.
Liam specializes in the avoidance and resolution of disputes, often in the construction, engineering, energy and IT sectors. He has substantial experience of major power generation, oil and gas, infrastructure and shipbuilding projects around the globe, often involving complex technical and/or legal issues.
International arbitrations on which Liam Hart has worked include the representation of:
- Two international construction contractors as Respondent in an ICC arbitration in London initiated by a Middle Eastern State-owned company. The dispute concerns the development of a world-class medical facility in the Middle East. The law of the Claimant’s State applies. Over USD 3.7 billion is at stake.
- A French-German consortium as claimant in an ICC arbitration in Stockholm against a Finnish utility company. Dispute arising from an agreement for the construction of a nuclear power plant in Finland. Finnish law governs. Over EUR 6.1 billion at stake.
- An international contractor consortium in an ICC arbitration against a Middle Eastern State. The dispute arises from a contract for the construction of a major infrastructure project in the Middle East. The law of the Respondent State applies. Close to USD 1 billion is at stake.
BPP Law School
City University London
St. Antony's College, Oxford
M.Phil. Modern Chinese Studies (Distinction)
Jesus College, Oxford
B.A. Modern History, (First Class)
- Solicitor Advocate, England and Wales
- Prior to joining to joining Shearman & Sterling Liam practiced as an associate in the construction and engineering and commercial dispute groups of a magic circle firm, and originally trained as a barrister at a leading set of barristers’ chambers. He now practices as a solicitor advocate with higher rights of audience before the courts of England and Wales.