Annabel Treadgold's practice is focused on multijurisdictional commercial litigation and arbitration, with an emphasis on complex fraud and asset tracing matters and disputes arising out of the infrastructure, energy, and resources sectors.
Annabel's recent experience includes advising a listed company in relation to a very significant fraud involving approximately 30 jurisdictions; advising the Bin Mahfouz family on its US$50 million asset tracing proceedings in which worldwide freezing orders, search orders, and asset disclosure orders were obtained; advising the liquidators of Angel Group in its claims against its former director and shareholder; acting in a complex multijurisdictional dispute relating to a joint venture for the redevelopment of a Caribbean island; and advising on a dispute concerning the liabilities resulting from the operation of a floating production storage and offloading facility. Annabel also completed a six-month secondment at an oil and gas major in Singapore in 2016 and 2017, where she was involved in litigation and arbitration across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
Prior to joining the Firm, Annabel primarily acted in disputes in the mining, energy, and infrastructure industries, including various construction arbitrations arising out of significant onshore and offshore oil and gas projects in Western Australia giving rise to delay, quantum, and force majeure claims; acting in litigation arising out of the interpretation of various joint venture and royalty agreements in the mining industry; and in a complex merits review of an access arrangement determination by the Economic Regulation Authority of Western Australia.
- University of Melbourne (LL.M. 2012); University of Western Australia (LL.B. 2006; B.A. in History and Political Science 2006)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales; Supreme Court of Western Australia and High Court of Australia
- Member of an arbitration team recognized by Global Arbitration Review as one of the leading international arbitration law firms in the 2020 edition of the GAR 30