India Furse

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3617
London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3617

Biography

India is an associate in our Energy and Construction Disputes and International Arbitration practice and has experience in a number of sectors, including energy, mining and minerals, infrastructure, trade and shipping. Her experience covers court litigation, international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. India also spent a six-month secondment in our Singapore office where she gained experience in the transport sector across Asia-Pacific.

She is a regular presenter on legal topics and developments, both internally and to clients. India presented at the 2020 Energy Academy on "Gas, LNG and the energy transition" and presented a webinar at the 2020 Projects Academy on "When Projects Turn South – Traps for the Unwary" which can be accessed on demand and forms part of our NRF Energy Academy and Projects Academy.


Professional experience

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Legal professional qualifications
  • Legal Practice Course (2016)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (2014), Gold Award
Academic qualifications
Durham University
  • MA in English Literature (2013) - Distinction, Floreat Scholarship
  • BA in English Literature (2012) - First Class Honours, Baxter Prize

 

  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales
  • Assisting an NOC in LCIA arbitration for disputed variation claims exceeding US$80m brought by a drilling contractor for a drilling campaign offshore West Africa.
  • Assisting an IOC in LCIA arbitration for post M&A breach of warranty and indemnity claims exceeding US$130m following the sale of its onshore business in a West African state.
  • Successfully representing a dual-listed ‎gold mining company and its subsidiary in a multi-million dollar London seated arbitration claim brought against it by its earthworks and civils contractor in connection with a gold mine in West Africa. The mine owner was also awarded a substantial counterclaim and its legal costs.
  • Assisting a Middle Eastern power company in relation to a claim against a national electricity and water company.
  • Assisting an operator of an onshore licence with a claim brought in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) for unpaid invoices against one of the JOA partners.
  • Advising a joint venture between Urbaser and Balfour Beatty on a claim brought in the TCC by Essex County Council under a PFI contract for the construction and operation of a mechanical and biological waste treatment plant in Essex which produces solid recovered fuel for energy generation.
  • Acting for an IOC in High Court litigation proceedings in relation to the illegal tapping of UK oil pipelines. Advocated at a successful application hearing for a charging order over the defendant's property.
  • Advising an NOC in relation to its offshore subsidiaries and vessels.
  • Acting for a UK steel producer in a potential claim against its gas supplier for failure to supply gas.