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.

India is a regular presenter on legal topics and developments, both internally and to clients. She 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
  • Successfully represented 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.
  • Acting for a Middle Eastern power company in relation to disputes being brought against a national electricity and water supplier. The disputes are in the process of being referred for expert determination under a power and water purchase agreement.
  • Acting for a UK steel producer in a mediation being brought against its gas supplier for failure to supply gas.
  • Acting for an energy major in ongoing High Court litigation proceedings against an individual for the illegal tapping of UK oil pipelines.
  • Advising a national oil and gas group in Southern Africa in relation to its offshore subsidiaries and vessels.
  • Advising on third party access to infrastructure disputes in the UKCS, including under the Energy Act 2011.