Camilla Gambarini > Withers LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
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Litigation and Arbitration
Dual qualified as an Avvocato (Italy) and as a Solicitor (England & Wales), Camilla specialises in international arbitration (commercial and investment treaty) and public international law matters. Before moving to London, she practised in Milan, Houston and New York. She has represented individuals, companies, States and State-owned entities in international arbitrations across a range of sectors, including the apparel, aviation, energy, gambling, infrastructure, insurance, metal, media and railway industries in different regions of the world, including Europe, Africa, CIS countries and Latin America.
She has experience of international commercial and investment arbitrations under the auspices of ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, CIAC and CAM rules. Her public international law experience includes advising companies and individuals on the protection of investments under international investment treaties, and sovereign States on boundary disputes, natural resources and sovereign immunity.
Camilla also has assisted clients in pro bono cases on human rights violations before domestic constitutional courts and the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies, securing recommendations to overturn a country’s total criminalisation of abortion.
She is recognised in Who’s Who Legal (Arbitration 2021: Future Leaders – Non Partners). She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration and served as Co-Chair of Young ICCA (2018-2020) and is on the board of the American Review of International Arbitration at Columbia Law School (2019-2024), on the Lexis PSL Arbitration Consulting Editorial Board and is an Editor of Jus Mundi.
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‘One of the top acts for international arbitration worldwide‘, Withers LLP handles both major investment treaty and international commercial arbitrations. The international arbitration practice is jointly led by Hussein Haeri, who focuses on assisting clients from the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa regions; and ‘strategic thinker‘ Eleni Polycarpou. Also key to the group are CIS-related arbitration specialist Tatiana Menshenina; special counsel and international commercial and investor-state arbitration expert Robert Kovacs, and senior associates Camilla Gambarini and Ruzin Dagli.
‘Experienced and knowledgeable across a wide range of PIL areas‘, Withers LLP‘s London PIL team has a highly active investor-state practice, representing both sovereign states, as well as foreign investors. The group also maintains a robust practice in international human rights litigation, state immunities, enforcement issues and sanctions. The team is jointly led by Hussein Haeri, ‘one of the top PIL experts working from a law firm‘; and consultant global counsel Sir Geoffrey Cox KC, the former Attorney General of England and Wales. The second line of key practitioners includes consultant Aniruddha Rajput, an expert in general international law, investor-state arbitration, boundary disputes, the Law Of The Sea and international trade law; special counsel Robert Kovacs, a specialist in PIL, international arbitration, and business and human rights; and senior associate Camilla Gambarini, who assists with PIL matters and investor-state arbitrations.
- Rising stars - London > Dispute resolution > Public international law
- Public international law - London > Dispute resolution
- International arbitration - London > Dispute resolution
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Private client > Agriculture and estates
- Private client > Charities and not-for-profit
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Private client > Court of protection
- Private client > Family
- Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Employment > Senior executives
- Private client > Art and cultural property
- Private client > Family: mediation
- Corporate and commercial > M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m
- Dispute resolution > Public international law
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Reputation management
- Real estate > Residential property
- Corporate and commercial > Venture capital
- Public sector > Education: institutions
- Public sector > Education: schools
- Corporate and commercial > Financial services: contentious
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil
- Dispute resolution > International arbitration
- Insurance > Professional negligence
- Employment > Immigration
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