Laura França Pereira will speak on a panel at the inaugural Georgetown Brazilian Arbitration Day, hosted by Georgetown International Arbitration Society, the Georgetown Brazilian Law Association, and Arbitration Channel. The panellists will address: “Is Brazil a truly arbitration-friendly jurisdiction? Current challenges and next steps for Brazil to become a more popular seat of arbitration”.

The panel, which will take place virtually, will be on Friday 8 April from 9:15 to 10:45am ET / 2:15 to 3:45pm BST.

To register, click here.


Laura, an associate in the Washington, DC 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 holds an LLM from Harvard Law School and an LLB from University of São Paulo, where she graduated first in her class. She studied at Sciences Po Paris, as part of her Bachelor’s degree program, where she graduated summa cum laude.

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