Hilary N.Grubb


London + 44.20.7039.5247

Hilary Grubb practices commercial litigation, mediation, and international arbitration with a particular focus on contract, conflicts of law, fraud, and insolvency disputes. She also has experience working on investor-state arbitrations on behalf of investors in the natural resources sector.

Hilary's recent experience includes acting on behalf of a fund in respect of claims for breach of an exclusive jurisdiction clause, defending High Court claims for breach of confidence on behalf of a start-up, acting on behalf of a private equity firm in an ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) arbitration involving a contractual dispute, and advising the liquidators of Angel Group in its claims against its company auditors.


  • Macquarie acquires Beauparc Utilities, Ireland’s largest waste management companyJones Day advised Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6 in the acquisition and financing of Beauparc Utilities, Ireland’s largest waste management company.
  • Sumitomo Heavy Industries acquires InvertekJones Day advised Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. in the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Invertek Drives Ltd.
  • World Wide Minerals obtains arbitration award in excess of $50 million against the Republic of KazakhstanJones Day obtained an arbitration award on behalf of World Wide Minerals Ltd. ("WWM"), a Toronto-based mining company, and Mr. Paul A. Carroll, QC, WWM's President and CEO, which held that the Republic of Kazakhstan breached international law and the Canada-U.S.S.R. Bilateral Investment Treaty ("BIT") over 20 years ago.
  • Angel Group liquidators succeed in claims worth over £10m against former director and sole shareholderJones Day acted for the joint liquidators of the Angel Group in respect of claims worth over £10 million for breach of trust and fiduciary duties against Julia Davey (the former director and sole shareholder of the Angel Group).