Caroline Kehoe is a Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, based in the Middle East. She is a member of the firm's dedicated contentious energy team specialising in disputes within the energy sector and has been involved in major commercial disputes in the oil and gas industry for many years.
Many of Caroline's cases have been high value, complex disputes and she has broad experience of international arbitration (ad hoc, ICC, LCIA, DIFC – LCIA, DIAC and UNCITRAL Rules) High and Commercial Court litigation and expert determination. Cases she has handled include disputes in relation to gas pricing and unitisation agreements, exploration rights under production sharing agreements, concession agreements, joint venture accounting, equity redeterminations, send or pay provisions and pre-emption rights. She also has extensive experience of construction and engineering/design disputes in the oil and gas sectors and has acted in a number of major engineering design disputes involving pipelines, drilling rigs and drill ship equipment. Caroline advises extensively on Iraq related matters advising IOCs on potentially contentious and non-contentious issues both in Federal Iraq and in the Kurdistan Region.