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Erica Werneman Root, Senior Associate

Erica Werneman Root

Senior Associate

Languages

Swedish (fluent), Norwegian (competent), Danish (basic)

Practice areas

  • Commercial litigation
  • Financial institutions
  • Financial services disputes and investigations
  • Fraud and financial crime
  • International arbitration

Practice notes

Erica is a Senior Associate in the Litigation and Dispute Management group in the UAE. She advises domestic and international clients on a wide range of commercial, corporate and financial disputes.

Her recent experience includes advising a large international bank on local banking regulations following fraudulent bank transfers and acting for a group of investors in relation to the negotiation of a settlement agreement with a property developer.

Erica trained with Eversheds completing seats in Real Estate Litigation, Banking and Corporate (seconded to Dubai). Erica was also the first trainee to undertaking a secondment to the Royal Courts of Justice where she sat as a judicial assistant to several prominent judges in the Chancery and Queen’s Bench divisions.

Erica is a member of the LCIA's Young International Arbitration Group and the ICC's Young Arbitrator's Forum and is fluent in Swedish.

 

External publications:

‘Banking on blockchain’- Banker Middle East’s January 2018 edition (see page 44).

“Bitcoin – friend or foe?” Erica Crosland and Nasser Ali Khasawneh have written an article in the December 2017 edition of Banker Middle East magazine, please see here (p.43-44): http://cpifinancial.net/flipbooks/BME/2017/Dec/#42