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.

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Professional Experience

  • Barrister, Floyd Zadkovich, London (since 2024)
  • Barrister, 3PB Barristers, London (since 2023)
  • Pupil Barrister, 3PB Barristers, London (2022-2023)
  • Global Litigation Intern, Shell Plc, London (2021-2022)
  • Stagiaire, European Commission (Legal Service – Competition), Brussels (2020)


  • Bar Vocational Studies, City, University of London – Distinction (2020-2021)
  • LLB Law with German Law, University of Birmingham/Freie Universität Berlin – First Class with Distinction in Spoken German (2015-2019)