Chloe Wiatrowski joined the firm in 2012 in New York and is currently based in Dubai.
Chloe is trained in both common law and civil law. Her practice focuses on international arbitration and construction disputes. She has acted as counsel and secretary to an arbitral tribunal in a variety of construction, commercial and investment disputes under major international arbitration rules (ICC, ICSID, LCIA, AAA, DIFC), as well as under ad hoc and regional rules.
Chloe has particular experience acting for and advising sovereign clients, including States and State-owned entities, in relation to infrastructure projects in the Middle East.
Chloe is an active member of the Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration).
Recent construction dispute experience includes:
Defending a sovereign State ad hoc arbitrations against main contractors for various packages in relation to the construction of a major expressway in the Middle East.
Defending a State-owned entity against a main contractor in an arbitration related to the expansion of gas-fired co-generation plants in the Middle East (ICC, Paris seat).
Defending a State-owned entity against a main contractor in an arbitration related to infrastructure works for the development of a new city in the Middle East (ICC, London Seat).
Defending a sovereign State in a number of ICC and ad hoc arbitrations against main contractors and consultants in relation to the development of an international airport in the Middle East.
Advising the Owner in a construction dispute related to the expansion of a petrochemical plant in the Middle East.
Advising the Owner in a construction dispute related to the development of a mixed-use development in the Middle East.
Advising the Owner in a construction dispute related to the development of a five-star hotel in the Middle East and representing the Owner in subsequent arbitration (ICC, Abu Dhabi Seat).
Recent commercial dispute experience includes:
Representing a Bermuda insurer in an ad hoc reinsurance arbitration arising out of a major oil spill (New York law, London seat).
Acting as secretary to the arbitral tribunal in an ICC arbitration arising out of a long term gas supply and purchase agreement.
Recent sovereign dispute experience includes:
Representing the Republic of Bulgaria in an ICSID arbitration arising out of concession agreements for the provision of waste collection and street cleaning services (Novera vs. Bulgaria, ICSID Case No. ARB/12/16).
Representing the State of New York in an AAA arbitration commenced by a Native American tribe under a state-tribe gaming compact (New York law, New York seat).
Pro Bono experience includes:
Preparing individual complaints to the UN Committee against Torture on behalf of human rights lawyers against the Republic of Burundi.
Assisting an Iraqi family with resettlement in the United States.
Assisting an international law scholar with drafting an amendment to the Constitution of Zambia.
Contributing to the drafting of procedural rules for an arbitral institution based in Haiti.