Ximena Herrera-Bernal is counsel in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration and Public International Law practices. She has advised companies and States in international arbitrations under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, CIAC, LCIA and UNCITRAL, with a focus on disputes in oil & gas, power, infrastructure, telecommunications, electricity, sports and distribution sectors. Her experience includes investment treaty arbitration under both bilateral and multilateral treaties as well as commercial arbitration.
Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Ximena Herrera-Bernal interned in the Latin American team at the ICC International Court of Arbitration. She also practised in the field of capital markets and project finance in New York and Bogotá and clerked for Justices Vladimiro Naranjo Mesa and Eduardo Cifuentes Muñoz of the Colombian Constitutional Court.