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Click here to enlarge.   Virginie COLAIUTA IAI Member   
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Languages   Italian, French (native); English (fluent)
Nationality   Italy
Bar Admission   New York - 2001
Paris - 2006
Solicitor, England & Wales - 2016
Position   Co-Chair of the International Construction Projects Committee of the International Bar Association
Education   Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Doctorat - currently enrolled); University of Chicago (LLM - 1997); Università di Roma "La Sapienza" (Laurea in Giurisprudenza - 1994)
Lecturer (Conflict of Laws and Investment Treaty Protections) - King's College London; Lecturer (Damages and Defects under French Law) - University of Stuttgart
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of ICC, SCC, LCIA, ICSID, EDF (European Development Fund)(energy and construction disputes)
Relating to  
• "Construction Contracts as 'investments' for the purposes of investment treaty arbitrations," in Transnational Construction Arbitration 98 (R. Nazzini ed., Taylor & Francis, 2017) (with W. L. Craig)

• "Expropriation of Contractual Rights in Investment Treaty Arbitration," in Transnational Construction Arbitration 111 (R. Nazzini ed., Taylor & Francis, 2017) (with M. Bollini)

• "The protection of legitimate expectations relating to investments in infrastructure projects," in Liber Amicorum en l’honneur de William Laurence Craig 57 (LexisNexis, 2016)

• "Construction contracts as 'investments' for the purposes of investment treaty arbitrations," in Van het Gebaande Pad, the Liber Amicorum in honour of Arent van Wassenaer (Instituut voor Bouzrecht, 2016)

• "When does a violation of the domestic law of the host state amount to a violation of a public international law principle in determining protection of investors' claims?," in Energy Dispute Resolution: Investment Protection, Transit and the Energy Charter Treaty, 3 (G. Coop ed., Juris Publishing, 2011)

• "The Similarity of Aims in the American and French Legal Systems with Respect to Arbitrators' Powers to Determine their Jurisdiction," in International Arbitration 2006: Back to Basics?, ICCA Congress Series No. 13, at 154 (Kluwer, 2008)
with France  
Practised in France from 1999 to 2011 and qualified as Avocat à la Cour since 2001.

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