Arbitrator, 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray’s Inn, London
Sophie is a dual-qualified lawyer in Canada and in the UK. She is an arbitrator in independent practice, based in Gray’s Inn, London, specialising in international disputes in the energy industry, and natural resources more generally. Before becoming a full-time arbitrator, she was Head of International Arbitration at a global law firm.
Sophie is trained and has practised in both civil law and common law jurisdictions. She is ranked in Global Arbitration Review’s Top 30 List of Female Arbitrators Worldwide and is listed in the International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration. She was peer-nominated as Moderator of OGEMID, the online discussion forum on current issues of international investment law, economic law and arbitration.
Sophie is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars on issues of arbitration and international law. She is the author of a Commentary of the UNCITRAL Rules 2010 published in 2012 with Juris Publishing. She is a guest lecturer at Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School and McGill University Faculty of Law.