Donna Goldsworthy | Fieldfisher
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I am a UK qualified lawyer with over 20 years' experience specialising in resolving disputes involving banking and finance, real estate finance and investment, energy and renewables, insolvency and fraud and asset tracing, regulatory issues and sport.

I assist professional advisers, corporate entities, general counsel and insolvency practitioners to resolve a broad range of disputes both internationally and domestically. I have extensive knowledge of working with US clients and US law firms. 

The cases I work on often involve multiple jurisdictions and complex issues.  

I have acted in arbitrations under different arbitration rules. I have CEDR accredited mediation training and I am qualified as a Solicitor Advocate in the UK Civil Courts.
My key cases have included:
  • Acting for a company involving arbitration in cross border oil price fixing dispute;
  • Acting for company in dispute with Middle Eastern contractor in software dispute - arbitration LCIA;
  • Acting for South African Mining companies to recover theft of £100 million in shares in South Africa;
  • Acting for international commodities company against a Greek Shipping company involving US and UK law whereby the defendant had falsely inflated energy/coal contracts to maintain NASDAQ listing;
  • Acting for an electric car company in Malaysian arbitration using UNCITRAL rules;
  • Cross-border arbitration for global company against Indian software company;
  • Acting for client concerning Scottish mine and performance guarantee bonds underwritten by global insurance giant;
  • F1 cross border dispute relating to personal guarantee;
  • Acting for former compliance officer of bank re-claim for $1 billion by liquidators and creditors in an offshore jurisdiction regarding alleged dishonest assistance.
I am presently a Committee Member of the Oil and Gas Arbitration Club.
In my personal life, I like to spend time with my husband and three children. I also like running, skiing, horseriding, netball and travel abroad.

What others say…

Donna is a versatile, experienced and commercially-focused dispute resolution and mediation expert, someone who always strives to achieve the best outcomes for her clients. She is a real pleasure to work with.

Director NE Consulting Services Ltd

Nicholas Eldred

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