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Margaret Ryan is counsel in the International Arbitration and Public International Law practices.

She represents and advises companies and States in international arbitrations conducted under the auspices of a variety of rules, including the ICC, LCIA, CRCICA, ICSID, SCC and UNCITRAL Rules. Her practice focuses particularly on international investment and energy disputes and matters involving clients and interests in Africa and Europe. Margaret is a member of the firm’s Mining and Metals group, and in 2018 completed a five-month secondment at a major mining company based in London.

Margaret has advised and acted for clients whose claims are funded by third parties. She has also advised third party funders in relation to prospective claims. Margaret also acts as arbitrator.

Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration – Future Leaders notes that Margaret is recognized for her “wide and deep understanding of law and procedure” (2019). She is also featured in the The Legal 500 International Arbitration Powerlist UK, which showcases the UK’s leading arbitration practitioners.