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Sarah Morreau

Associate

London

Morreau Sarah
Sarah Morreau

Associate

London

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Publications: 12 JANUARY 2021

Brexit certainty at last? An overview of the new EU-UK trading relationship

Following months of protracted negotiations and coming four and a half years after the UK voted to leave the EU, 24 December 2020 saw the EU and UK finally agree the shape of their future…

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ESMA guidelines in respect of performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs

Publications: 02 DECEMBER 2020

Governing law of an arbitration agreement: UK Supreme Court ruling brings clarity

The Supreme Court unanimously held that, if the parties have chosen a governing law for a contract containing an arbitration clause, this would usually amount to an express or implied choice of…

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Publications: 21 OCTOBER 2020

Governing law of an arbitration agreement: UK Supreme Court ruling brings clarity

In Enka Insaat ve Sanayi A.S. v OOO Insurance Company Chubb [2020] UKSC 38, the Supreme Court unanimously held that, if the parties have chosen a governing law for a contract containing an arbitration…

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Publications: 24 JUNE 2020

The governing law of an arbitration agreement and why it matters

The Court of Appeal ruled that, where there is no express choice of law governing the arbitration agreement, there is a strong presumption that the parties have impliedly chosen the law of the seat.…

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Academic

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2016

Legal Practice Course, University of Law, (Distinction) 2014

B.A. University of Cambridge, Fitzwilliam College, Law, 2012, 1st class

Published work

'The Canadian Model BIT - A Step in the Right Direction for Canadian Investment in Africa?' with Rainbow Willard, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 2015

'Resolving inconsistent jurisdiction clauses and limits to Fiona Trust presumption', with Tom Whittaker, A&O Litigation Review, 2015

'Mitigating risk of agent insolvency', A&O Litigation Review, 2016

'Third party debt orders and letters of credit', A&O Litigation Review, 2017