Camilla Gambarini

Associate | London

Dual qualified as an Avvocato (Italy) and as a Solicitor (England & Wales), she specialises in international arbitration 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 energy, aviation, metal, apparel and media 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 serves as Co-Chair of Young ICCA (2018-2020).

Secretary Rachel Stewart

Track record





Representing a German investor in an investment treaty arbitration against an African State

Advising an Italian company in a potential investor-State arbitration against an African State under the ICSID rules

Representing an individual in an ICSID arbitration under a bilateral investment treaty in the media sector

Italy, 2013

England and Wales, 2019

Case Update: Final Award Rendered in Murphy v Ecuador, IBA Oil and Gas Committee Newsletter, June 2017 (co-author)

Young ICCA Debates Brexit as Trumps Wins Election Victory,Global Arbitration Review, January 2017

Giovanni Alemanni And Others v The Argentine Republic Case Note, ITA Arbitration Report, May 2016

Young ICCA (Co-Chair 2018-2020)

International Bar Association

Young IAG

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum

British Institute of International and Comparative Law

Associazione Italiana Giovani Avvocati London (Board)

Third Party Funding in Investor State Arbitration: Can it be Regulated? Shall it be Regulated? (13th Juris Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference, 8 April 2019, Washington DC)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: consequences and the cost of a mistake (Russian Arbitration Center and the Russian School of Private Law, 15 February 2019, Ekaterinburg)

Interaction between UK Courts and the Enforcement of Investor-State Awards ad Orders (ICAC and YIAG Conference, 5 October 2018, Kiev)



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