Annabelle Nelsson


Annabelle Nelsson


London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, UK EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7339 | +44 20 7184 7001


Annabelle Nelsson focuses her practice on complex international disputes. Ms. Nelsson is a Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil) and has acted on a broad range of litigation and arbitration matters for clients from a wide variety of different jurisdictions.  Ms. Nelsson has acted for claimants and defendants in international and multi-party proceedings in the Commercial Court and Chancery Division of the High Court.

Ms. Nelsson trained with Dechert and spent four months on secondment at the Royal Courts of Justice. Prior to beginning her training contract, Ms. Nelsson spent time in Dechert’s Paris office in 2011. 

  • Acting for a Generali in respect of its claim for breach of contract against Sapinda for over €25 million and the Worldwide Freezing Injunction granted by the London Commercial Court. 
  • Acting for a large investment company in relation to a claim for breach of a shareholders’ agreement and its defence to an Unfair Prejudice Petition.
  • Acting for Madison Pacific in its role as Note Trustee in two LCIA arbitration proceedings relating to the enforcement of the terms of Loan Participation Notes issued by PrivatBank, a major Ukrainian commercial bank.
  • Acting for a BVI company in LCIA arbitration proceedings relating to a breach of a Facility Agreement.
  • Acting for a Russian corporate group in relation to multiple arbitration claims brought by a state owned Russian bank.
  • Acting for an investment company in relation to a claim for breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, knowing receipt, dishonest assistance and deceit.
  • Acting for a Cypriot lender in relation to its claim for specific perfomance of a €10 million loan agreement. 
  • Advising an individual in relation to multi-jurisdictional libel claims. 
  • Advising several shareholders in relation to the enforceability of Put-Options. 
  • King’s College London, LL.B., 2013, First Class honours
  • Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master 1, 2013, First Class honours
  • University of Law, Legal Practice Course, 2014, Distinction
  • England and Wales
  • French
  • Law Society
  • Higher Rights of Audience, Civil Courts
  • International Bar Association
  • London Solicitor Litigation Association