Christina Beharry is an attorney in the International Litigation and Arbitration Practice. Christina’s practice focuses on public international law, investor-state and commercial arbitration, and trade and investment policy. She has public and private sector experience in international arbitration proceedings conducted before panels administered by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and ad hoc tribunals under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.
She has represented clients in Asia, Central and South America, Europe, and North America in disputes involving various industries including mining, oil and gas, renewable energy, chemical manufacturing, agriculture, forestry, healthcare, telecommunications, and tobacco. Christina provides advice on a broad range of international matters, including reparations, economic sanctions, maritime delimitations, jus in bello, treaty interpretation, human rights, and international environmental law.
Christina works extensively with experts on complex financial matters relating to the valuation of businesses, environmental damage, and compensation for adverse human health impacts. She has repeatedly assumed responsibility for damages arguments in high-stakes disputes with claims in excess of US$ 1 billion. In addition, Christina publishes regularly on compensation and valuation topics and has recently edited a book entitled Contemporary and Emerging Issues on the Law of Damages and Valuation in International Investment Arbitration (Brill Nijhoff, 2018).More »