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Robert Wheal

White & Case (London)

Robert Wheal is a partner in the Dispute Resolution group of White & Case in London, whose practice focuses on international arbitration and commercial litigation. Robert has handled a large number of substantial international commercial disputes for clients, in particular those from energy, finance and infrastructure sectors. He has a broad range of experience in the English Courts and substantial experience of ICC, LCIA and ad hoc arbitrations. He is also an active member of the Africa Disputes group and regularly lectures on arbitration in Nigeria. A Solicitor Advocate, Robert frequently acts as lead advocate on matters on which he is instructed and has represented clients in mediations and expert determinations as well as arbitrations. Robert is also an active contributor to the Firm’s pro-bono activities.

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Charles Balmain, Marc Israel, Raif Hassan, Robert Wheal, William Obree, Isabella Conceicao Silva The UK Supreme Court rules that many litigation funding agreements are unenforceable (Trucks Cartel)


In a heavy blow to the litigation funding industry, the UK Supreme Court has held that many litigation funding agreements are damages-based agreements and must comply with the relevant regulatory regime. Funders will be urgently reviewing their funding agreements amid widespread concern that (...)


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