Is a litigation partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins and Global Co-Chair of the firm’s International Arbitration Practice.
Ms. Lamb is widely acknowledged as one of the leading arbitration practitioners of her generation and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in February 2018. She is a trusted advisor to boards of public companies, to investors and to sovereign nations, routinely engaged in the most complex, high value and/or reputationally significant disputes of the moment. Her cases have featured in The Lawyer’s top 20 cases of the year and she is listed as one of the UK’s most influential and inspirational lawyers in their Hot 100 list for her successes “in billion dollar, high profile, politically sensitive and often market-shaping arbitration cases and related court trials.”
Commended for her exceptional client service and outstanding advocacy, Ms. Lamb regularly appears as advocate in all arbitral fora, before international tribunals and in the English courts.
She has acted as an adviser and/or advocate in more than 100 international arbitrations across a range of industry sectors including automotive, banking and financial services, energy and natural resources, insurance, pharmaceuticals, private equity, and telecommunications. She is also widely recognized for her experience in international investment and inter-state disputes.
Ms. Lamb also acts in complex commercial, corporate and international litigation, and appellate cases in the English and overseas courts. A former barrister, she has full rights of audience in the superior English courts and has appeared as advocate at every level, including the UK Supreme Court. Significant work includes partnership and joint venture disputes, banking law, company law, class action defense work, environmental litigation, public law, and human rights law. Ms. Lamb also appears as advocate in arbitration-related court proceedings.
Ms. Lamb also counsels boards and investment committees on wider risk avoidance and investment integrity issues, including ESG matters and compliance with responsible investment standards.