Clàudia Baró Huelmo

Associate | London

Clàudia is an associate in the Litigation and Arbitration team.

Clàudia Baró Huelmo specialises in public international law, international arbitration and international criminal law. She has acted as counsel for States and corporate entities in a number of international arbitration proceedings, mainly conducted under the auspices of the ICSID Convention and Arbitration Rules, and the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, with experience in disputes in the financial services, banking, and energy sectors.

She has also advised European, Caribbean and American States in public international law matters such as State succession, territorial and maritime boundaries, new approaches to trade treaties with the United Kingdom post-Brexit, business and human rights, settlement of international disputes, and relations with international organisations.

Clàudia is currently serving as the Secretary of the Swiss Chapter of the Club Español de Arbitraje. Before joining the firm, Clàudia worked for a leading international arbitration firm in Geneva (2017-2019) and a public international boutique law firm in London (2016 – 2017). Prior to that, she taught public international law courses at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and worked in a Spanish law firm specialising in banking litigation (2015 – 2016).

Clàudia holds an LLM (2015, with distinction) in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). During her time at the LSE, she was also the team captain of the winning team of the United Kingdom Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition. She graduated with a Spanish law degree from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2014 where she has awarded the Premio Extraordinario de Licenciatura. She also holds a certificate in Public International Law from The Hague Academy of International Law (2014) and was an exchange student at the University of California, Berkeley (2012 – 2013).

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Track record

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Talks

Representing a Chinese company in an ad hoc investor treaty arbitration against an African State.

Representing Scholz in ICSID arbitration proceedings against the Kingdom of Morocco.

Advising a Middle Eastern State on general issues relating to public international law and international litigation.

Registered European Lawyer qualified in Barcelona

2014 (Spain, Abogada)

2018 (Geneva, Avocate UE/AELE)

2019 (England and Wales, Registered European lawyer)

"There and back again: ¿de vuelta a la litigación para disputas transfronterizas?" (2018)I n: Spain Arbitration Review, Vol. 32, pp. 9-21

"Is Kazakhstan a State Successor to the USSR? A Perspective from Investment Treaty Arbitration" (2018) in: Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 295-313

Club Español de Arbitraje - Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA and ASA Below 40) - Arbitral Women - Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA) - Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) – Barcelona Bar Association

Association for the Promotion of Arbitration, Breakfast seminar, Barcelona, Spain 1 March 2019 , Speaker: The paranoia of the protection of due process rights: a common cause of annulment?

The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn , Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition (British rounds) , London, United Kingdom, 15 – 17 February 2019, Judge for the preliminary and advanced rounds on issues of appropriation of traditional knowledge for commercial purposes, State responsibility for corporate environmental degradation and human rights violations, and herds of migratory yaks.

Cuatrecasas , Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition (Spanish rounds) , Barcelona, Spain, 13 – 15 February 2019, Judge for the preliminary and advanced rounds on issues of appropriation of traditional knowledge for commercial purposes, State responsibility for corporate environmental degradation and human rights violations, and herds of migratory yaks.

Education


Languages


  • Catalan
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Dates


Joined

2019

London

20 Old Bailey,

London,

EC4M 7AN

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