Domenico Cucinotta | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Domenico Cucinotta

Associate, Paris

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Domenico is an Associate in the Firm's International Arbitration Practice in Paris. His practice spans both international investment and commercial arbitration.

Prior to joining White & Case, Domenico was Assistant Legal Counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague where he provided assistance to arbitral tribunals in State-to-State, investor-State and contract based arbitrations.

Previously, Domenico worked for a leading global firm in Sydney, Australia where he advised on both contentious and non-contentious matters with a particular focus on the energy industry.

Domenico is currently Assistant Editor of the ICSID Review – Foreign Investment Law Journal and regularly writes on topical issues in international arbitration and international law.

Bars and Courts

  • Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia
  • High Court of Australia


  • Master of Law, King's College London
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney


  • English
  • Italian



  • Co-author, "Treatment Standards in Environment-Related Investor-State Disputes" in Kate Miles (ed), Research Handbook on Environment and Investment Law (Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2018)
  • Co-author, "Faster, Stronger, Fairer: CAS Arbitration and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games", December 2016, ACICA Review
  • Co-author, "Foreign state immunity provides a stumbling block to recovery: Firebird Global Master Fund II Pty Ltd v Republic of Nauru [2015] HCA 43", 2016, Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice
  • "The need for speedy enforcement: Giedo van der Garde BV v Sauber Motorsport AG [2015] VSC 80", 2015, Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice
  • "Potential for reform to appeal rights in international arbitration: where to now after Carr v Gallaway Cook Allan [2014] NZSC 75", 2014, Vindobona Journal