Partner, Dechert LLP
Dechert LLP 480 Avenue Louise – Box 13A, Brussels, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

Areas of expertise: International Commercial Arbitration, Investment Arbitration, Civil law, Common law, Corporate law / M&A, Energy and natural resources, European law, Information and telecommunication technology, Investment / Public International law, Joint Ventures, Consortia, Cooperation, Pharmaceutical, Sales, Purchases

Arbitration Experience: 17 years practicing law exclusively in the field of international arbitration.

Languages: English (native), French (fluent), German (fluent), Spanish (fluent), Dutch (conversant), Italian (conversant)

Education: INSTITUT D’ETUDES POLITIQUES DE PARIS, Paris, France – Certificate of Political Studies awarded 1996; BROWN UNIVERSITY, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A. – B.A. in International Relations awarded 1997; UNIVERSIDAD DE TORCUATO DI TELLA, Buenos Aires, Argentina – Law study, autumn semester 2001; HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITÄT, Berlin, Germany – Fundamentals of German Law Certificate, summer semester 2002; UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN SCHOOL OF LAW, Austin, Texas, U.S.A. – Juris Doctor awarded 2002.

Professional career: Arbitrator and counsel in international commercial and investment arbitrations (DECHERT LLP, Brussels, Belgium and Paris, France). Arbitrator, counsel, and assistant to the arbitral tribunal (clerk/référendaire) in international commercial and investment arbitrations (HANOTIAU & VAN DEN BERG, Brussels, Belgium). Led a team overseeing hundreds of international arbitrations conducted worldwide under the ICC Rules (ICC INTERNATIONAL COURT OF ARBITRATION, Paris, France). Organized and managed negotiation and conflict resolution trainings at this outcropping of the Harvard Negotiation Project (CONFLICT MANAGEMENT GROUP, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.).