I represent clients before the world’s principal dispute resolution bodies helping them solve their complex international disputes.
Diana Paraguacuto-Mahéo is a partner and Global Co-Chair of the International Litigation & Arbitration Department, and head of the firm's Paris office. She specializes in international arbitration and litigation, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and sovereign representation. Diana regularly serves as counsel in complex arbitral proceedings held under the auspices of major institutions.
Diana has considerable experience in conflict of laws and represents clients in connection with litigation and arbitration proceedings throughout the world across an array of industries, including renewable energy, construction, defense, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, mining or telecommunications.
In addition, Diana has a particular expertise in international disputes involving state entities, including Spanish and Latin American parties.
Diana further acts as arbitrator and emergency arbitrator in international commercial cases, which gives her a valuable insight into the keys to successful arbitration. She also regularly assists clients in complex negotiations, and has acted as mediator in more than 20 international commercial mediations.
Diana is a court member of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC where she scrutinizes hundreds of awards from all over the world. She is co-chair of the Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings of the ICC International Commission and President of the Global Pound Conference in Paris. She is adjunct professor at Sciences Po Paris and at the University Paris II Pathéon Assas.