Shelley Drenth is a Senior Associate specialising in complex commercial disputes. She has acted and advised on a wide variety of litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters both in the UK and Australia.
Shelley has considerable experience in advising international and domestic clients on a range of high value and complex arbitration and litigation matters, including cases involving civil fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, complex contractual claims, economic torts, shareholder disputes, and enforcement.
Recently, Shelley has had a particular focus on financial services and banking related disputes, including those involving cryptocurrency, and significant disputes in relation to FX trading. As well as extensive trial experience in the English High Court, Shelley has acted on several international arbitrations seated in England, as well as an arbitration matter in the English courts.
Shelley holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne (where she graduated in the top 10 of her year), and was admitted in the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia. She trained at a leading Australian firm, where she qualified into the Litigation team. She primarily acted for clients in the mining and energy sectors in relation to insurance disputes, class actions and regulatory investigations.