Monica Freely advises clients on a broad range of complex, international and high value commercial disputes, including in the financial, construction, technology and commodities sectors.
Monica has experience of commercial litigation and international arbitration, as well as internal investigations and public reports. Monica also advises clients on the risks arising from their use of data and artificial intelligence, including how to mitigate these risks in order to reduce the scope for disputes to arise.
Monica has worked in Clifford Chance's London and Madrid offices.
- Representing a global engineering company in an arbitration (ICC rules, Paris seat) arising out of the construction of a gas fired power plant in Argentina.
- Representing a major steel producer against a global mining company in an arbitration (LCIA rules, London seat) relating to pricing under a long-term supply agreement.
- Representing a major global bank in a high-value dispute in the Commercial Court involving allegations of market manipulation in the metals markets.
- Investigation for a software developer into allegations regarding the distribution of cryptocurrency tokens.
- Internal investigation for a multinational client into allegations of human rights abuses.
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Career and qualifications
- Lincoln College, University of Oxford (BA, Jurisprudence) 2012
- Joined Clifford Chance 2013
- Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales 2015