Harry Orpen-Smellie

Associate

+44 (0) 2045 269311
+44 7826 86 96 87

harry.orpen-smellie@seladorelegal.com

Harry has experience of high value international arbitration matters under LCIA and UNCITRAL rules. Harry also has experience of contentious employment matters and investigations.

Harry read Arabic and Russian at the University of St Andrews before completing his GDL and LPC at BPP Law School in London, achieving distinctions in both qualifications.

Harry then trained at the London office of Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, during which time he spent six months on secondment to the Dispute Resolution team at BAE Systems Plc. Harry joined Seladore Legal on qualification in September 2020.

  • – Acting for a major oil and gas network in relation to a claim under the Energy Charter Treaty.
  • – Acting for a CIS bank in LCIA emergency arbitration proceedings relating to the sale of one of the bank’s foreign subsidiaries.
  • – Acting for an international drilling company on a contractual dispute arising out of its operations in Bangladesh.
  • – Acting on an investigation into various whistleblowing allegations raised by a senior employee of a large international bank.

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