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Cristina Alexe is a Partner of a Romanian law office having over 23 years of experience in legal matters. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has graduated from the ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Central and Eastern Europe a unique two-year basis advanced level training designed for professionals interested in pursuing a career as an international arbitrator, held under the auspices of the ICC Institute of World Business Law and ICC International Court of Arbitration. She holds a PhD summa cum laude in Civil Procedure on “The Civil Trial Judge between a Pro-active Role and Arbitrariness”. Dr Cristina Alexe acted and continues to act as an international arbitrator. Her arbitration experience is complimented by strong knowledge and continued practice as a transactional lawyer in M&A/Privatisation, Banking & Finance, Real Estate and Project Finance areas. Dr Cristina Alexe is a Lecturer at the International Arbitration LLM Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest for the past 10 years. She is the Editor in Chief of the Romanian Arbitration Journal a Wolters Kluwer/ Kluwer Arbitration publication in the field.
Throughout her career, İdil Bozoğlu has worked for arbitration teams of global law firms. She uses her expertise on international arbitrations in cross-border projects as well.
She advises on all aspects of infrastructure and superstructure projects from initial tendering and project support to dispute resolution in a wide range of sectors, including general transport, telecommunication and energy. She has experience on the FIDIC forms of contracts through advisory work and she has been involved in various international arbitrations representing GSM operators, energy companies, governmental bodies, traders and major distributors among others. Acted on various international arbitration cases under the Rules of ICC, DIA, SCAI and JCAA rules.
Daniele Carminati has been a partner of Pavia e Ansaldo since 2014, where he heads the firm’s Middle East and Turkey Desk. Daniele is an expert in the drafting and negotiation of national and international supply and construction contracts. He has extensive experience in the negotiation and drafting of construction, engineering and project management, EPC and O&M contracts and boasts a deep understanding of FIDIC contracts and the common practice surrounding their use. Daniele is frequently involved in cross-border transactions in the Middle East, where he has acquired extensive experience advising Italian corporations operating in several GCC countries.
Maya Ghellal is both a member of the New York Bar and the Paris bar and has developed more than 15 years of experience working for major international US and UK law firms both in Paris and New York. Maya has been practising law in Algeria since 2005. Her practice focuses on major infrastructure projects, energy law (oil & gas, mining, renewable energies), construction law, project finance, public-private procurement, contracts negotiation and international arbitration. She is currently involved in ICC arbitration proceedings for clients in the industry and construction sectors. She is said to be “instrumental in building relations with international clients […] very reactive and proactive; […] she has a good understanding of what international players want”.
Roberto Oliva has been a partner of Pavia e Ansaldo since 2022, where he is a member of the Dispute Resolution Department.
Roberto assists Italian and foreign clients in complex disputes before Italian State Courts and arbitral tribunals seated in Italy and overseas. Moreover, he is routinely appointed as an arbitrator, either by the parties or leading arbitral institutions.
His practice areas focus on civil, commercial and corporate law, and he is said to be “a great litigator with deep knowledge of court and arbitration process that helps him to assist clients in their disputes, no matter which jurisdiction they involve”.
Roberto is a member of The International Bar Association (IBA), of the “Associazione Italiana dell’Arbitrato (AIA)” and of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Giovanni Profazio is a lecturer at Master “Diritto e Impresa” of “Sole 24 Ore Business School” in Rome. He assists clients in the field of international commercial contracts and international arbitration. He is a member of The Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA), of the “Associazione Italiana dell’Arbitrato (AIA)” and of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Robert-Jan Temmink is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has sat as Chair or a panel member in LCIA, ICC, LMAA, HKIAC and ad hoc arbitrations around the world. Robert is a King’s Counsel, practising in commercial litigation and international arbitration from Quadrant Chambers in London. The legal directories describe him as “a super advocate, a fantastic tactician, and a real pleasure to work with”. He is currently heavily involved in a huge infrastructure arbitration seated in Geneva, and a significant dispute about biomass and energy from waste plant failures.
Alfonso Gómez-Acebo is a partner at Cuatrecasas’ International Arbitration Group. With twenty five years of experience, he has acted as counsel in over 70 international arbitrations involving private parties, states and state-owned entities with interests in Europe, Latin America, North America, Africa and Western Asia. He has particular experience in cases related to crossborder acquisitions, construction, energy, oil & gas, telecommunications, financial services, insurance and sports. He also serves as arbitrator.
He is a member of the Madrid Bar Association, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), a member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) and a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR