Chelsea worked at an international arbitral institution in Malaysia for three years prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company in 2022. She has particular expertise in international arbitration and is a member of the corporate commercial, banking & finance and dispute resolution groups. In her previous role, she was involved with drafting standard forms of building contracts and software development contracts, as well as drafting institutional arbitration rules.

Chelsea has published in Kluwer Arbitration Blog and with Thēmis, as well as commentaries on international arbitration rules. She has also participated in numerous speaking engagements in relation to international law, arbitration, construction, and technology. She is an ambassador and ExCo member of Arbitrator Intelligence and an active member of the American Bar Association, American Society of International Law, and ArbitralWomen.

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Recent Experience

  • Acted as a tribunal secretary in an oil and gas dispute seated in Malaysia
  • Advising international companies on employment law in Oman
  • Advising a foreign financial institution on Oman law related to marketing investment products/services
  • Reviewing and providing advice on a corporate guarantee for an international bank from an Oman law perspective
  • Reviewing and providing advice on a lease agreement for an international telecommunications company
  • Acting for and providing advice to a sub-contractor in relation to a dispute with a contractor regarding outstanding payments
  • Acting for and providing advice to a contractor in its defence and counterclaim against the employer


2018 – Juris Doctor, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

2014 – Bachelors of Arts, University of Colorado, Boulder


2018 – Bar of the State of California, USA