Myfanwy Wood is a senior international arbitration practitioner at Ashurst with a broad practice and particular expertise in global energy disputes, including the oil and gas sector, and African related disputes. She also has experience in other markets including Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Myfanwy represents a range of global clients and is successful in running large, high value and technically complex disputes.
Myfanwy advises in relation to commercial arbitration, investor state disputes, other cross-border disputes (including litigation) and public international law. Myfanwy has a range of experience with major institutional rules and ad hoc arbitration. Myfanwy is a YIAG regional representative for the LCIA and also holds a master’s degree in International Law from the University of Cambridge where she was a Davis McCaughey scholar.
Myfanwy is listed as a “Rising Star” both in the 2019 Legal 500 Arbitration Powerlist and the 2020 Legal 500 rankings. Legal 500 quotes that “Myfanwy Wood is a true powerhouse – clients and counsel alike love her efficiency and ability to focus on the essential elements of a case and drive it forward.