Fiona Rafla

Senior Associate

About Fiona

Fiona Rafla is a Senior Associate at Wikborg Rein's London office and is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore practice. She specialises in commodities, international trade and both wet and dry shipping disputes.

Rafla has acted for a wide range of clients including owners, charterers, traders and energy majors active in the oil and gas, metals and agricultural products markets. She handles a wide range of disputes arising out of international trade contracts from the sale and carriage of goods, to charterparties, ship management and casualties at sea. She has experience of substantial High Court litigation and arbitration (in particular LMAA, LCIA, SIAC, GAFTA, FOSFA and LME). 

Rafla's wet shipping experience includes high-value casualty claims including LOF salvage and cargo disputes arising out of fires, collisions and groundings.

Work experience
2019- Senior Associate (Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales), Wikborg Rein LLP, London_NEWLINE_2017-2019 Associate, Wikborg Rein LLP, London_NEWLINE_2016-2017 Associate, Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP_NEWLINE_2014-2016 Trainee, Hill Dickinson LLP
Education
2016 Admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales_NEWLINE_2010-2012 BPP (Graduate Diploma in Law & Legal Practice Course)_NEWLINE_2007-2010 University of Manchester (BA (hons) English Literature)