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Siân Fellows


Siân has wide experience of dispute resolution in shipping and international trade including arbitration before trade associations, maritime arbitration and proceedings before the Commercial Court. She also advises clients in connection with non-contentious matters arising in international trade including sale and purchase contracts, general terms and conditions, derivatives, insurance, letters of credit, pre-export financing, security documents and other aspects of trade finance.

Recently, Siân spent almost two years in a senior in-house position with Shell International Trading & Shipping Co Ltd ("STASCO"). Whilst at STASCO,  Siân was the legal focal point for the Environmental Products Trading Business, with particular focus on carbon emissions trading and origination including the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, Clean Development Mechanism projects, Joint Implementation projects and other emissions trading schemes.

Siân assists clients in:

  • developing and drafting a wide range of contractual documents used for emissions trading including primary and secondary Emissions Reduction Purchase Agreement, (ERPAs), single trade and master agreements
  • carrying out legal and regulatory due diligence
  • financing carbon transactions
  • risk mitigation
  • dispute resolution

Employment History

  • 2010 - Reed Smith
  • 2007 - Shell International Trading & Shipping Co Ltd
  • 2007 - Reed Smith
  • 2002 - Richards Butler (combined with Reed Smith in 2007)
  • 1998 - Sinclair Roche & Temperley