Camilla Gambarini

Senior associate

Camilla is a senior associate in our litigation and arbitration team.

Dual qualified as an Avvocato (Italy) and as a Solicitor (England & Wales), she specialises in international arbitration and public international law matters and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of International Arbitration (MCIArb) . 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 apparel, aviation, energy, infrastructure, insurance, metal 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 served as Co-Chair of Young ICCA (2018-2020) and is on the on the board of the American Review of International Arbitration at Columbia Law School (2019-2024, on the Lexis PSL Arbitration Consulting Editorial Board and is an Editor of Jus Mundi. She is a recommended Lawyer in 2020 Legal 500 UK (International Arbitration).

Track record





Representing Scholz in ICSID arbitration proceedings against the Kingdom of Morocco

Representing an Italian company in an ICC arbitration in relation to a multi-billion dollar railway and infrastructure project in Africa (London seat)

Representing a US company in an ad hoc confidential arbitration in the field of insurance

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)

International Investment Disputes and Armenia (Armenia Center for Dispute Resolution, 4 September, Yerevan)

L’importanza della scelta della giurisdizione, in particolare la sede dell’arbitrato - La importancia de la Sede de la Jurisdicción, en particular, la Sede Arbitral (CEA Mujeres Italia, 4 July 2019, Rome)

Faster, Higher, Stronger – Shaping efficient procedures (AIJA 11th Annual Arbitration Conference, 28 June 2018, Zurich)



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