Claire Morel de Westgaver

Claire Morel de Westgaver practices in the field of international arbitration and commercial litigation. A lawyer with a mixed civil law common law background, she is admitted to practice law in England and Wales and in the U.S. (New York).
Ms. Morel de Westgaver has been assisting clients in relation to disputes concerning investments, joint-ventures, fraud, trade secrets, patents, IT and construction projects, natural disasters, competition law infringements as well as license and distribution agreements. These disputes involved the law of many jurisdictions including England & Wales, New York, France, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, China, Qatar, Pakistan, Romania and Saint Lucia, and arose in a variety of sectors, including financial services, media, telecommunications, hospitality, energy, aviation & defence.
Ms. Morel de Westgaver has acted for clients in arbitral proceedings conducted under leading arbitration rules such as the these of the LCIA, ICC, AAA/ICDR and SCC as well as ad hoc proceedings. Also, Ms. Morel de Westgaver regularly advises on dispute resolution and arbitration clauses. In addition, she advises pro bono clients in relation to international human rights and corporate matters.
Ms. Morel de Westgaver’s career includes time spent at another international law firm, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London and the Arbitration Chamber of Paris.