Rebecca Angelini is an associate in Latham & Watkins’ London office and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. Ms. Angelini is a barrister representing clients in both international arbitration and complex commercial litigation.
Ms. Angelini represents a broad range of clients across a multitude of sectors and has extensive experience providing strategic advice to clients in international, high-value, and complex disputes.
Ms. Angelini’s international arbitration experience includes representing or advising clients in respect of arbitrations under the institutional rules of all major institutions and ad hoc arbitrations and she has considerable experience as an advocate in international arbitration matters.
Ms. Angelini has been involved in a range of high-profile cases which have reached the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court and a number of complex commercial litigation cases.
Ms. Angelini also frequently acts for and advises charities and non-governmental organizations on a pro bono basis in respect of a wide range of disputes.
Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Angelini undertook pupillage at a leading commercial chancery chambers, where she worked on a broad range of international commercial disputes with a particular focus on civil fraud, company law, public international law, contractual disputes, and banking.
Ms. Angelini graduated from the University of Cambridge with First Class Honours and is a University of Cambridge, King’s College, Scholar and a recipient of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn Denning Scholarship.
Ms. Angelini’s experience includes representing:
- A major international conglomerate in US$500 million arbitral proceedings relating to a failed M&A transaction
- An international pharmaceutical company in a €3 billion commercial arbitration concerning the acquisition of a European pharmaceutical group*
- A major aluminum producer in a major commercial arbitration concerning an M&A dispute arising as a result of Covid-19 and associated competition law disputes*
- An international mining corporation in a cross-border commercial arbitration concerning the allegedly fraudulent appropriation of assets by governmental authorities; proceedings were accompanied by a related ICSID investment treaty arbitration*
- A group of Russian ceramic companies in a commercial arbitration concerning the allegedly fraudulent misappropriation of commercial assets*
- Shareholders of a Bulgarian telecommunications company before the English High Court in respect of the allegedly fraudulent appropriation of shareholder assets*
- A client in a multi-million Euro claim before the English High Court regarding allegedly unlawful dividend distributions*
- A client in a complex financial dispute before the Court of Appeal concerning a wide range of issues including bribery, conflict of interest, and fraudulent misrepresentation*
- A client in proceedings before the English High Court regarding recognition of a foreign insolvency under the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations (CBIR)*
- A major UK charity in relation to threatened proceedings for restitution of mistaken payments by a banking institution*
- A Russian financial institution in respect of debt enforcement proceedings across four jurisdictions*
- A high-net-worth individual before the Supreme Court of the Bahamas in respect of a breach of trust dispute and associated freezing injunction*
- A wildlife and environmental charity on the cross-border legal implications of environmental clean-up projects in an British overseas dependency and potential litigation risks*
*Matter handled prior to joining Latham