Poppy Watson is a barrister based in our London office.
Poppy has previously worked in the Global Litigation team of an international energy major. During her time there, Poppy worked on matters including: high value oil spill compensation claims; applications for injunctive relief at oil terminals and commercial property; an ICC arbitration concerning an LNG agreement, and a judicial review challenge regarding a North Sea gas licence. This involved working on news and brand-sensitive projects, advising alongside media relations teams on matters with a high reputational exposure.
As a stagiaire (trainee) within the competition team of the European Legal Service in Brussels, Poppy primarily worked on a case involving a European-wide cartel in the trucks sector. Since then, Poppy has utilised her knowledge and experience when working on competition-related matters in-house.
Poppy has experience appearing in her own right in matters involving commercial, insolvency, construction and property disputes.
Poppy works in English and has a working knowledge of German.
Outside of work, Poppy enjoys going to the theatre and travelling.