Ryan Deane

Practices

Industries

Education and Clerkships

LL.M., International Commercial Law , University College London, 2012, merit

Bar Professional Training Course, City, University of London, 2011, outstanding

B.A. (Hons), Law, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, 2010

Admissions

England and Wales, 2011

Profile

Ryan Deane, a qualified barrister, is a litigation associate who concentrates his practice on international arbitration in the engineering, energy and construction sectors.

Ryan completed his pupillage at a leading London chambers after receiving his law degree from Magdalene College - University of Cambridge and his master’s degree in International Commercial Law from University College London. He was awarded the Hardwicke Scholarship and the Buchanan Prize by Lincoln’s Inn in 2011.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Commercial Bar Association

Selected Client Representations

  • Meteorological mast for offshore windfarm (2015-2016) – Acting for employer in dispute over ground risk and structural defects in $14 million claim.
  • Logistics operations for deep water drilling (2015) – Dispute over court’s jurisdiction and non-payment in $3.3 million claim.
  • Joint Operating Agreement (2014-2015) – ICC arbitration concerning $130 million overspend on offshore exploration well in West Africa.
  • Advised on operation of payment mechanism under a £205 million national infrastructure project (2014).
  • Led an adjudication relating to a defective concrete slab in a large supermarket (2014).
  • Involved in an LCIA arbitration concerning defective deep sea telecommunication cables (2013).
  • Advised on the interpretation of a shareholders agreement for a joint venture to construct an aluminum smelting plant (2013).
  • Involved in an ICC jurisdictional dispute relating to the design and construction of a police station (2013).
  • Assisted with an insurance dispute in connection with a jack-up rig being constructed for use in the North Sea (2013).

Growth

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Haynes and Boone Expands International Dispute Resolution Practice by Hiring Four-Lawyer London Team

Haynes and Boone has significantly expanded its international arbitration and litigation capabilities with the addition of four lawyers who have experience handling disputes on behalf of clients in a wide range of industries, including energy, construction, hospitality and hotels.

Professional Recognition

  • Buchanan Prize, Lincoln's Inn, 2011
  • BACFI Prize for 1st in year in Commercial Law, 2011
  • Hardwicke Scholarship, Lincoln's Inn, 2011
  • Magdalene College Law Prize, 2009
  • Magdalene College Scholar, 2009
  • Magdalene College Archie Leslie Scholarship, 2008

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