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Irene Petrelli is an experienced arbitration attorney who frequently represents sovereign clients in investor-state and public international law disputes, including in some of the world’s largest and most publicized arbitrations.
Ms. Petrelli’s practice focuses on investment treaty arbitration, international commercial arbitration and public international law. She has represented sovereign states, state-owned entities and private companies in numerous arbitrations under the rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Chamber of Arbitration of Milan (CAM), as well as in ad hoc proceedings under United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) rules. In addition, Ms. Petrelli has experience assisting clients before the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Notable cases include representation of Venezuela and its oil company against the multibillion-dollar claims brought by the oil companies ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil. Other recent arbitrations include disputes in the field of energy (oil and gas and power projects), taxation, banking, and telecommunications for clients in Africa and Asia.
Before joining Curtis, Ms. Petrelli trained in the international arbitration group of a major Italian law firm and interned at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre. She also worked as a teaching assistant in international arbitration at Roma Tre University and as a research assistant at the School of International Arbitration of the Queen Mary University of London.
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