Christina Hioureas is a counsel in the firm's International Litigation & Arbitration practice and chair of the firm's United Nations practice group. Christina represents States, private and State-owned entities, and individuals on international disputes and public international law matters and advises States on matters before the United Nations and its bodies. She also serves as arbitrator in international commercial disputes.
Christina has experience on matters involving the Balkans, the Mediterranean, Europe, the Caucusus, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America. More specifically, Christina:
- Represents parties in international investment (ICSID, UNCITRAL) and commercial arbitration matters (ICC, ICDR, AAA, LCIA, UNCITRAL and Swiss Rules) on matters ranging from mixed-use projects and construction disputes to energy pricing, energy supply shortages, and solar power disputes.
- Serves as sole and co-arbitrator in international commercial disputes, including under UNCITRAL, ICC, ICDR, and AAA Rules. She is admitted to the panel of
arbitrators for the AAA, DIS, Asia International Arbitration Centre, and USCIB/ICC.
- Advises States on matters before the United Nations and its bodies and represents States in proceedings before the International Court of Justice.
- Represents States in claims before U.S. courts under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and represents individuals in claims under the Alien Tort Statute
and Torture Victim Protection Act.