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 Advocate (England & Wales), Camilla specialises in international arbitration (commercial and investment treaty) and public international law matters.

Before moving to London, she practised in Milan, Houston and New York, having developed an expertise in assisting clients coming from different cultural and legal background. She has represented individuals, companies, States and State-owned entities in international arbitrations across a range of sectors, including the apparel, aviation, energy, gambling, infrastructure, insurance, metal and railway 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 the CAM, CIAC, ICC, ICSID, LCIA and UNCITRAL 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 regularly assists clients in pro bono cases, including on human rights violations before domestic constitutional courts and the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies.

She is a recommended lawyer in the 2020, 2021, 2022 editions of Legal 500 UK (nominated "rising star" in public international law and international arbitration in 2022), Who’s Who Legal – Global Elite 2023 arbitration lawyer, 2022 Best Lawyer "Ones to Watch" UK, and since 2020 she has been ranked as a Who’s Who Legal – Arbitration Future Leader (Non Partner).

She served as Co-Chair of Young ICCA (2018-2020) and is the UK Coordinator of the Italian Arbitration Association AIA-Arbit below 40. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration and is on the board of the American Review of International Arbitration at Columbia Law School, on the Lexis PSL Arbitration Consulting Editorial Board and is an Editor of Jus Mundi.

She regularly speaks at major international arbitration conferences and lectures at the Catholic University of Milan (Master in International Business) on international arbitration and ADR.


Camilla Gambarini, an associate with in the London office, has provided outstanding pro bono assistance in multiple matters pertaining to Latin America and Africa.

Legal 500 UK 2021

Camilla delivers a consistently strong dedication and passion for international arbitration work.

Who's Who Legal 2021

Camilla has a sharp mind.

Who's Who Legal 2021

She has worked in very complex cases with remarkable ease.

Who's Who Legal 2021

She is extremely talented and well known in the arbitration world.

Who's Who Legal 2021

Track record





Representing Gesenu in ICSID arbitration proceedings against the Arab Republic of Egypt.

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

Representing Ukraine in UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings commenced by Olympic Entertainment SA.

Italy, 2013

England and Wales, 2019

Remote Hearings: Practical Considerations, The ICCA Reports No. 10, 21 September 2022 (co-author).

Investment Treaty Arbitration: Italy, Global Arbitration Review, 17 September 2022 (co-author).

Extension of the arbitration clause to join a third party to an international arbitration: analysis under institutional arbitration rules, Italian law and English law, Judicium, 31 March 2022 (co-author).

Young ICCA (Co-Chair 2018-2020)

AIA-ARBIT40 UK Coordinator (2020-2022)

Rising Arbitrator Initiative (Executive Committee)

Art and Arbitration (ASA Conference, 28 October, Zurich)

The Only Valid Basis for Treaty Claims Involving Judicial Action or Inaction is the CIL Theory of Denial of Justice; True or False? ( 16th Annual Investment arbitration Conference, 14 October 2022, DC).

Pharma Disputes and Arbitration (GAR CONNECT: Africa, 14 October 2021) (webinar).



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