Clara is an associate in the London office. She has experience of commercial and investment-treaty arbitrations, advising private corporations, States and State-owned entities under major institutional rules. Her practice covers a wide range of sectors, including oil and gas, electrical power, real estate, and infrastructure.

Clara’s recent experience includes:

  • representing an international consortium of oil & gas companies in an ICC arbitration relating to a cost recovery dispute arising out of the expiry of a production sharing contract entered into with a Middle Eastern State
  • representing an African company in an LCIA arbitration initiated by a global ports operator arising out of the termination of a joint venture agreement
  • representing a UK energy company in an UNCITRAL arbitration brought under a power purchase agreement and relating to the cost of the environmental upgrade of a thermal power plant in Eastern Europe
  • representing a subsidiary of Malaysia’s national oil and gas company, PETRONAS, in an ICSID arbitration against the Republic of Sudan under the Malaysia-Sudan BIT in relation to a real estate project
  • representing an energy major in an UNCITRAL arbitration against a state‑owned company relating to technical and operational claims arising out of the expiry of a production sharing contract

Clara also has litigation experience before French and international courts. She was a member of Laurent Gbagbo’s defence team before the International Criminal Court.

Clara holds Master’s degrees in Business Law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas and an LL.M. from King’s College London, where she focused on international dispute resolution. She is admitted to practice in France.