Sarah Vasani

Sarah Z. Vasani is an experienced international arbitration counsel specialising in both international commercial arbitration and foreign investment disputes.
She is commended for providing “excellent client service” and has been described by her clients as an “energetic, tenacious and incredibly capable counsellor and advocate.” Sarah was recently recognised by Who’s Who Legal and Global Arbitration Review as a “Future Leader in International Arbitration”.
Sarah represents clients before key arbitral institutions including the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Singapore International Arbitration Court (SIAC), Hong Kong International Arbitration Court (HKIAC), Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), and in arbitrations conducted under the UNCITRAL Rules. In addition to advocating for her clients’ interests before international tribunals in hearings on procedural issues, interim measures, jurisdiction and merits, and enforcement, set aside and annulment proceedings, Sarah also advises clients on investment (re)structuring, and strategies, options and tactics for minimising the prospects of full-blown disputes.
Sarah has particular experience in energy, oil and gas, mining, and other large scale project disputes in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, the Indian Subcontinent,
and Latin America. She has represented client such as Chevron, ConocoPhillips, El Paso Corporation, Sempra Energy, Murphy Oil Corporation, Exterran, Reliance Industries, and Madagascar Oil.
Prior to joining Addleshaw Goddard in 2016, Sarah spent a decade in the Houston, Washington D.C. and London offices of King & Spalding LLP. She is qualified in England & Wales, the District of Columbia, and Texas, and is a Solicitor-Advocate of the Higher Courts of England and Wales.