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Kate  Lomas, Senior Associate

Kate  Lomas

Senior Associate


French, Italian, Mandarin/Chinese

Practice areas

  • International arbitration

Practice notes

Kate is a Senior Associate in our CDR team in London. Kate trained and qualified at another city law firm, and has a background in insurance disputes.

She joined Eversheds Sutherland in 2018 and focusses on international arbitration, with a particular interest in the Middle East.

Recent arbitration experience includes: advising a Dutch client involved in a dispute with an Iraqi State owned-entity; advising a Swiss commodities trading company on a dispute arising from the bankruptcy of a Russian oil refinery; assisting on an arbitration for a Middle Eastern government engaged in a construction dispute; and Kate also provides non-contentious advice on arbitration/dispute resolution clauses in contracts.

Kate has also developed a practice advising on disputes in the transport sector. Recent experience in this area includes: advising on a major potential dispute arising from the timetabling disruption in May 2018; advising on a related appeal to the Office of Rail and Road; advising on client response to a proposal for change to the dispute resolution processes under the Network Code; advising on the disruption compensation implications of a proposed corporate transaction. Kate has provided a number of advices on contractual interpretation of Track Access Contract (Passenger and Freight Services) and the Network Code.