I assist clients in protecting their global interests in high-stakes international disputes.
Gisela Paris specializes in representing sovereigns, state-owned companies and corporate clients in arbitration proceedings before the leading international dispute resolution institutions. She has experience working in the public and private sectors, having worked in leading firms in New York and Buenos Aires.
Within the firm’s International Litigation & Arbitration practice, Gisela works extensively on matters involving representation of sovereign States in disputes related to foreign investment. She has worked on the representation of clients in arbitrations with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) rules, initiated under Bilateral Investment Treaties and the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) before the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and in commercial arbitrations. Recently, Legal 500 – Latin America – International Law Firms - International Arbitration publication for 2021 recognizes Gisela as having “played a key role in growing the practice’s Latin American footprint.”
Gisela has experience both in the private and public sectors, having previously worked as an associate in the International Arbitration departments of major international law firms in New York and Buenos Aires, Argentina and as a legal advisor to the Secretary of Industry, Commerce and Small and Medium Enterprises of the Ministry of Economy of the Argentina Republic.
Gisela was named to the Latinvex Top 25 Rising Legal Stars in Latin America list.
Legal 500 also recognized Gisela as having “played a key role in growing the practice’s Latin American footprint.”