Virginie Colaiuta is a partner of the London office of LMS Legal LLP.
She acts as counsel, advocate and arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings in construction and energy projects, also based on investment treaties.
She regularly lectures at the MSc Programme of King’s College London on “Investment Treaty Protections” and “Conflicts of Laws” relating to construction projects.
Virginie is admitted to practise as Solicitor in England & Wales, as Avocat à la Cour in Paris (France) and Attorney at Law in New York (NY, USA).
She has also an Italian law degree from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.
Virginie is the ICP Committee Editor of the International Bar Association law magazine titled “Construction Law International”.
As a result of her experience, she has an excellent understanding of the differences between civil law and common law rules applicable to construction projects.
Her track record in construction law and international arbitration has led her to being recommended as a leader in her practice by all major legal directories, such as “Chambers & Partners” and “Who’s Who Legal” where she is also listed among the “Thought Leaders for 2019”.
Doctorat en Droit (LL.D.)
Law School of the University Panthèon-Assas-Paris II, France (currently enrolled)
Master of Laws (LL.M.)
University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., 1997
Laurea in Giurisprudenza (equivalent to a J.D. degree)
Law School of the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy, 1994
Italiano/ Inglese / Francese
ESCL Webinar 18 April 2023
Title: Enhancing procedural efficiency in international construction arbitration: tail [...]