Laura França Pereira recently spoke at a conference on Careers Post-LLM. The event was organised by the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the American Chamber of Commerce in Brazil (CAM AMCHAM) to discuss careers in arbitration.

Laura spoke alongside panellists Guilherme Guidi (Castro Barros) and Karina Miranda (Chaffetz Lindsey). The panel was moderated by Luis Henrique Fernandes (Pinheiro Neto Advogados).

The conference took place online on Monday 27 November 2023.


Laura, an associate in the Madrid office, specialises in international commercial and investor-State arbitration. She has experience acting in complex and high-value disputes across a range of sectors, including banking and finance, energy, oil and gas, infrastructure, and retail. Laura has acted in proceedings under a number of arbitration rules, including ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, and AAA-ICDR.

Laura also maintains an active pro bono practice focused on the defence of human rights. She is representing the owners of a media group against a Latin American State in a claim filed before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights arising from alleged violations of the American Convention on Human Rights in relation to, inter alia, freedom of expression and the right to property. She also worked with REDRESS on a pro bono project promoting balanced gender representation in UN human rights organs and mechanisms.

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