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About Jameela

Jameela Bond’s practice focuses on complex international disputes in the energy sector. She advises clients on the full dispute resolution cycle, including dispute avoidance, through litigation and arbitration. In particular, Jameela has considerable experience in international commercial arbitration conducted under the ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL rules, and has also acted for states in investor-state arbitration.

Jameela has represented clients in a wide range of energy and project-related disputes including in connection with joint ventures, concession agreements and production sharing contracts. In particular, she has significant experience in major oil and gas disputes in West Africa.

Jameela is a Solicitor Advocate with rights of audience in the Senior (Civil) Courts of England and Wales.

Jameela Bond is a first-class practitioner.
The Legal 500 United Kingdom, 2023


Recent Notable Matters

International E&P company — two sets of related ICC arbitrations (now consolidated) relating to amounts payable by non-operating parties under the accounting procedure to a number of JOAs concerning West African assets

Renewable energy company — ICC arbitration under an EPC agreement relating to the construction of a solar energy plant in Mexico

Independent oil company — claim concerning royalty entitlement in an Egyptian field

Leading Nigerian downstream oil and gas company — two sets of related ICC arbitrations (now consolidated) relating to the acquisition of strategic assets across several jurisdictions in West Africa, brought by the national oil and gas company of a West African state. Sums in dispute were in excess of $400 million.*

Oriental Energy Resources Limited — represented an indigenous Nigerian oil and gas exploration and production company, in English Commercial Court proceedings arising out of the well-publicized collapse of Afren Plc. Sums in dispute were in excess of $1 billion.*

Listed international oil company — high-profile ICC arbitration regarding a dispute over cost sharing within a joint venture to develop an oil field offshore Ghana*

International oil and gas company — LCIA arbitration regarding a dispute concerning termination of an O&M contract, in connection with an oil field offshore Nigeria*

Eastern European state — high-profile ICC arbitration proceedings concerning construction of a hydroelectric power plant. Also acted in parallel investor-state arbitral proceedings under the ICSID rules in connection with the same project.*

* Work completed prior to Bracewell

Publications and Speeches

Challenges in Arbitration, LexisNexis Butterworths, November 2019.



College of Law, London,
with distinction
BPP Law School, London,
Postgraduate Diploma in Law
with distinction

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
Solicitor Advocate of the Senior (Civil) Courts of England and Wales





The Legal 500 United Kingdom
Dispute Resolution - International Arbitration, 2023 - 2024; Dispute Resolution - Commercial Litigation: Premium, 2024
UK Parliament, Parliamentary Researcher and Aide