Romilly Holland - McDermott Will & Emery


Romilly Holland focuses her practice on international commercial and investment arbitration and has significant experience in arbitrations before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), as well as before ad hoc tribunals. She has particular experience in the energy and telecommunications sectors and in disputes arising out of investments in emerging markets. In addition to acting as counsel, Romilly has regularly been appointed as secretary to the arbitral tribunal in international commercial arbitration proceedings.


  • Advising an investor in ICSID arbitration proceedings against an Eastern European country in connection with its investment in the oil refining and petrochemicals sector
  • Advising a Balkan State and two government-owned entities in relation to two related LCIA arbitrations regarding a contract dispute in connection with an investment in the tourism sector
  • Advising a European energy company in respect of contractual disputes with State-owned authorities in three North African States

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  • The Legal 500 UK, Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration, Rising Star, 2024
  • The Legal 500 UK, Recommended, 2021 – 2024
  • Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2021, Future Leader


Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, LPC, 2006
Oxford Brookes University, Law, 2005
University of Cambridge, MA, 2003

England & Wales