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Erin Miller Rankin


Energy | ESG and sustainability | Infrastructure | International arbitration | Mining and metals |

Erin Miller Rankin remains the standard that others aspire to.

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About Erin Miller Rankin

Erin is the partner leading our Global Projects Disputes Practice.

She works with a team of specialist practitioners that work across the world supporting our clients on their major capital projects, with a particular focus on emerging markets.  Erin is co-editor of Dealing with Delay and Disruption on Construction Projects published by Sweet and Maxwell.

She has specific expertise of complex international arbitrations in the oil and gas, power, mining, technology and transportation sectors.

Erin is admitted as an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and sits as an arbitrator on projects-related disputesdk

Erin is a solicitor-advocate accredited with higher rights of audience in the civil courts of England & Wales.

Erin is registered as a DIFC Part II Legal Practitioner. 

Erin is registered as a Foreign Lawyer with the Singapore International Commercial Court. 

Recent work


  • Advising a US-headquartered global energy corporation in a Western Australia-seated arbitration under UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules concerning the construction of one of the world’s largest natural gas projects.
  • Advising a US-headquartered global energy corporation on a potential dispute involving the construction of one of the largest liquefied natural gas projects in Australia.
  • Advising a Japanese multinational engineering, electrical equipment, and electronics company on its EPC contract in connection with the construction of an ammonia and urea plant in Algeria and related potential ICC arbitration.
  • Advising a multinational contractor in multiple disputes with a state-owned enterprise regarding landmark projects in MENA.
  • Advising a global energy client regarding a major hydropower project in South East Asia.
  • Advising an oil and gas company in a Stockholm-seated UNCITRAL arbitration relating to the construction of a refinery in Kazakhstan.
  • Advising a US-based global energy corporation and a US-based global petroleum and natural gas exploration company on an arbitration arising out of the construction of a floating oil production system in Malaysia.
  • Advising a multinational corporation on a Singapore-seated ICC arbitration regarding a rapid-transit transport project.


  • Advising an international consortium on its successful tender and final contract award for the construction of the Riyadh Metro.
  • Advising an international Japanese contractor on its tender submission for a metro project. 
  • Advising a joint venture of international EPC contractors in relation to a bid submission for the construction, operation and maintenance of an liquefied natural gas import terminal and regasification facility. 
  • Advising a European joint venture holding a concession for the development of hydropower plants in Albania, including on the drafting and negotiation of the engineering and design consultancy agreements, the EPC electro-mechanical works contract, the civil works contract, the transmission lines contract and the EPC hydraulic steel works contract.


  • Admitted as a barrister and solicitor in Canada 
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales 
  • DIFC Part II Legal Practitioner, DIFC Courts
  • Foreign Lawyer, Singapore International Commercial Court


  • Global Arbitration Review Guide to Construction Arbitration, 2018 Comparative Approaches to Concurrent Delay - Erin Miller Rankin, Kim Rosenberg and Sarah-Jane Fick

  • Society of Construction Law, 2018 Penalty Clauses Around the World - Erin Miller Rankin, Hamish Lal, Roberto Aguirre Luzi, Caio Gabra and Claus Lenz

  • International Arbitration Review, Kluwer Law International, 2018 The Law on Global Claims: An Area Ripe for Development in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates - Erin Miller Rankin and Bryan Dayton

  • The Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review, Global Arbitration Review, 2018 Construction Arbitration in East Africa - Erin Miller Rankin, Brian King and Kim Rosenberg

  • The Guide to Construction Arbitration, Global Arbitration Review, 2017 Construction Disputes in Investment Treaty Arbitration - Erin Miller Rankin, Sami Tannous, Matei Purice

  • D.Brian King, Erin Miller Rankin, Don Jeon, KOREAN ARBITRATION REVIEW 6th Issue, July 2016 Procedural Orders and Beyond: Tailoring the Arbitral Process to Maximize Efficiency