Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Catharine’s work on arbitration has focused on mixed arbitrations of mainly investment disputes. She has also worked on and taught commercial arbitration, interstate arbitration, and ADR.

Catharine is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).


Investor-state arbitration, state-state investment arbitration, ICSID Convention arbitration, ICSID Additional Facility, ad hoc arbitration under other arbitration rules (UNCITRAL, PCA, SSC, LCIA, etc).

Commercial arbitration

International commercial disputes between private parties and international commercial disputes involving a state party.

Interstate arbitration

Interstate arbitration as an alternative to international court proceedings, territorial boundaries and maritime delimitation.


Negotiations, good offices, mediation, conciliation, interstate disputes, investment disputes, commercial disputes, art and cultural heritage disputes.