Domenico Cucinotta

Associate, Paris



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



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