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, renewables and infrastructure.

Her 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 PSC 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
  • acting for a UK energy company in an UNCITRAL arbitration relating to the cost of the environmental upgrade of a thermal power plant in Eastern Europe

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