To achieve the best possible outcome for my clients, I love thinking through complex facts underlying a dispute in order to assemble the base case then collaborating with colleagues to anticipate and address all potential concerns.
Matilde has experience in international commercial arbitration and investment disputes. She has handled cases conducted under all major arbitration rules, including ICDR, ICC, UNCITRAL, ICSID and LCIA. Her cases have involved disputes in the energy sector (including oil & gas, electricity and renewables), construction, licensing and distribution agreements and banking and finance. In her cases, Matilde frequently focuses on technical aspects of a case and on the quantification of damages, usually working very closely with expert witnesses. She is also very knowledgeable of institutional arbitration rules, and particularly the ICSID rules and is well versed in jurisdictional matters and jurisprudence.
Matilde earned her J.D. and B.C.L. from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where she served as associate editor of the McGill Journal of Dispute Resolution. She is common law and civil law trained and is fluent in English, Spanish and French. Matilde is an active member of the international arbitration community, and she frequently writes and speaks on various issues of international arbitration.
Prior to joining Chaffetz Lindsey in August 2019, Matilde was an associate at an international law firm, based in Paris, where her practice focused on complex commercial and investment arbitrations.
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