Laura França Pereira will speak on a panel at a webinar on “Careers in International Arbitration: tips, market, and challenges”. The event has been organised by the FGV Direito SP to discuss careers in arbitration.

Laura will speak on the panel alongside Marcelo Richter (Mayer Brown – London) and Raphael Lang (ICC – São Paulo) to discuss their experiences regarding building a career in arbitration. The panel will be moderated by Luiza Sanseverino (Xavier Gagliardi Inglez Verona Schaffer – São Paulo).

The webinar will take place on 15 January 2024 and will be transmitted live on Youtube. To register, please click here.


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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