Belinda is developing a strong practice in commercial law, public and private international law, and domestic public law. Since joining Chambers in September 2015, she has appeared twice in the Supreme Court, as well as in the High Court and County Court. She has also been instructed (both as sole counsel and as junior counsel) in multiple international arbitrations, seated in both London and New York.
Belinda was appointed to the UK Attorney General’s Specialist Public International Law C Panel of Junior Counsel in 2017.
Belinda brings several years of experience as an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Paris. During that time, she gained particular experience of acting as counsel in international arbitrations under the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, CRCICA and LCIA rules in high-profile cases. Belinda also advised on issues of public international law, developing the experience that she gained while working for Judge James Crawford (of the International Court of Justice) at the University of Cambridge and at two international criminal tribunals (the ICTR in Tanzania and the ECCC in Cambodia).
Belinda originally qualified in Australia in 2010, but was called to the Bar in 2014. She is a graduate of the University of Queensland, Australia (where she was the Law School Valedictorian) and the University of Cambridge (which she attended as a Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholar).