Nicola Peart has been appointed to the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR)’s Young Attorneys in International Dispute Resolution (Y-ADR) Steering Committee. She will serve on the Committee until 2025.

The Y-ADR Steering Committee is the leadership group for CPR’s Y-ADR; a global group composed of in-house counsel, law firm counsel, and neutrals. The group provides unique networking and professional development opportunities, and provides an insider’s view into how to manage disputes to resolve them more effectively and efficiently, if not to prevent them altogether. The Y-ADR Steering Committee members are selected after a rigorous application process and serve staggered three-year terms.

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Nicola, a senior associate in the Washington, DC office, practises in all aspects of international dispute resolution. Her experience includes international commercial and investment treaty arbitration, as well arbitration under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea and proceedings before the International Court of Justice. She also advises and represents parties in arbitration-related court matters, including before the UK Supreme Court.

Nicola is a member of the International Bar Association’s under-40 arbitration sub-committee, the ICCA Task Force on Gender Diversity in International Arbitral Appointments and Proceedings , and the ICC Task Force on Arbitration of Climate Change Related Disputes. She has also acted on a number of international law matters on a pro bono basis. She is recognised for International Arbitration in Chambers USA, The Legal 500 US, and is listed in Who’s Who Legal (Arbitration Future Leaders) for 2022. 

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