Carmen Martinez Lopez will be moderating a “Fireside Chat with Judges from Latin America” at the 8th ICC YAF Global 24-hour event.

Carmen will be speaking with Karla Andrade Quevedo from the Constitutional Court of Ecuador, Israel Campero from the Vocal Constitucional, Tribunal Departamental de La Paz in Bolivia, and Alejandro Linares from the Constitutional Court of Colombia. The judges will be discussing the most recent developments in the courts across Latin America in relation to international arbitration.

The ICC YAF conference is a gathering of young arbitration practitioners from all over the world to exchange thoughts on international arbitration and to enrich their network in their respective region and beyond.

The session, which will take place in Spanish, will be on Tuesday 28 September from 4:00pm – 5:00pm ET / 9:00pm – 10:00pm BST.

To find out more and to register, please click here.


Carmen, a partner in the London office, appears regularly as advocate in numerous investment treaty and commercial arbitrations, both under the rules of the major arbitral institutions and ad hoc. Her matters involve a variety of jurisdictions, with a particular focus on Latin America and Spain.

She is recognised in all major publications, with sources describing her as “one of the most impressive legal minds I have encountered”, a “truly gifted practitioner”, who “understands problems very well in a global way.”

Carmen holds a LLM from Columbia Law School, and also hold degrees from the College of Europe and the University of Murcia (Premio Nacional Fin de Carrera and Premio Extraordinario Fin de Carrera).

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