Jack Biggs

Associate

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London

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Jack Biggs

Mr. Biggs' practice is focused on international arbitration. He has advised and represented clients in the energy, resources and construction sectors. He has experience acting in both commercial and investment arbitrations in a variety of jurisdictions in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

Mr. Biggs has an LL.M from Queen Mary University London, a master's degree in international economic law from Sciences Po Law School Paris and bachelor's degrees in law and international relations from the University of Queensland, Australia. He is qualified in New South Wales, Australia. He also speaks French.

Mr. Biggs is a lecturer of international arbitration at Queen Mary University, London. He has published and presented on a number of arbitration and international law topics.

Prior to joining Baker Botts, Mr. Biggs was an associate at a U.S. law firm in Paris.

Related Experience

  • Acting for a national energy company in relation to an oil field in the Middle East under the UNCITRAL Rules.
  • Acting for a U.S. oil and gas company in relation to a gas project in an African state under the UNCITRAL Rules.
  • Acting for a U.S. oil and gas company in relation to a gas project in an African state under the ICC Rules.
  • Acting for a Russian oil and gas company in relation to an oil project in Russia under the SCC Rules.
  • Acting for an Egyptian company in relation to a petrochemical project in Egypt under the LCIA Rules.
  • Advising a U.S. oil and gas services company in relation to an oil project in Africa.
  • Acting for a Russian oil and gas company in annulment proceedings before a European court in relation to a joint-venture dispute under the SCC Rules.
  • Advising a U.S. oil and gas services company in relation to an oil project in Russia.
  • Advising a Russian oil and gas company in relation to a pipeline dispute in a European state.
  • Acting for a European financial services firm in an expert determination regarding a dispute over its purchase price.
  • Advising a Middle Eastern oil and gas company in a contractual dispute in relation to an oil project in the North Sea.
  • Acting for a European bank before the English courts in a dispute with a Middle Eastern state in relation to a pension investment fund.
  • Acting for a Middle Eastern property developer in a DIAC arbitration in relation to a real estate project in the Middle East.
  • Advising a Canadian mining company on its rights under bilateral investment treaties in relation to an investment in an African state.
  • Advising a U.S. oil and gas services on the structuring of its investments in Latin America and its rights under bilateral investment treaties.
  • Advising a Russian oil and gas company on the application of UK and EU sanctions regimes.
  • Acted for a European construction consortium in an ICC arbitration in relation to its work on the expansion of the Panama Canal.*
  • Advised an Asian company in the aviation sector in relation to a multi-contract dispute in southeast Asia.*
  • Acted for Middle-Eastern bank in an investment arbitration in relation to its investments in a European state.*

*Prior to joining Baker Botts

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