Agnieszka Zarówna | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Agnieszka Zarowna
Agnieszka Zarowna

Agnieszka Zarówna

Associate, London

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Overview

Agnieszka is an associate in White & Case's International Arbitration group based in London, acting for clients in variety of sectors, including oil & gas and telecom. She has particular experience in representing private individuals, companies and States in investment treaty arbitrations under the ICSID, UNCITRAL, and SCC rules, applicable bilateral and multilateral investment treaties and foreign investment laws. Agnieszka also advises clients on corporate/nationality planning for investment treaty protection. She has experience serving as a secretary and assistant to arbitral tribunals. Agnieszka joined White & Case in 2018 from another leading international law firm based in London.

Agnieszka regularly speaks and publishes on international arbitration topics. She has been invited as a speaker at events hosted by GAR Live, ICDR Y&I, and DIS, among others.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • LLM, Harvard Law School
  • Master of Laws, Université de Poitiers
  • Master of Laws, University of Warsaw

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Polish

Experience

Acting for an investor in the media sector in an ICSID arbitration against the Republic of Turkey under a bilateral investment treaty.

Acting for an investor in the telecom sector in an UNCITRAL arbitration against a CIS State under a national investment law.

Acting for an investor in the mining sector in an ICSID arbitration against the FYR of Macedonia under a bilateral investment treaty.

Acting for UK claimants in an ICSID arbitration against Mauritius under a bilateral investment treaty.

Advising an investor in the transportation sector on claims against a Central European State under two intra-EU bilateral investment treaties.

Advising an Eastern European State in an SCC arbitration brought under the Energy Charter Treaty by investors in the oil and gas sector.

Advising an Eastern European State in a potential arbitration to be brought under a bilateral investment treaty by investors in the chemicals sector.

Advising an investor in the insurance sector on claims against an Eastern European State under an intra-EU bilateral investment treaty.

Advising, together with a Swiss counsel, a South-Asian State on a challenge to an investment treaty award brought in Switzerland by unsuccessful claimants.

Acting for a Chinese client in the airline sector in a multi-jurisdictional commercial dispute.

Publications

  • "The growing importance of investment arbitration in relation to tax measures in the energy and natural resources sector", Turkish Commercial Law Review 4 (2018; co-authored)
  • "Termination of BITs and Sunset Clauses – What Can Investors in Poland Expect?", Kluwer Arbitration Blog (28 February 2017)
  • "Possible Ramifications of the UK's EU Referendum on Intra- and Extra-EU BITs", JOIA 33 Special Issue (2016; co-authored)
  • "Why Brexit May Be Good for UK Investors Abroad", Kluwer Arbitration Blog (24 October 2016; co-authored)
  • "Rendering an Award under Polish Arbitration Law", Arbitration Bulletin 24 Young Arbitration Issue (2016; co-authored)