"The 2015 Revision of the Ducth Arbitration Act" in Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage - The Paris Journal of International Arbitration, 2015 n°1.
|LANGUAGES:||Dutch, English and French|
|ADMISSION:||Amsterdam and Paris (Directive 98/5/EC)|
Sophia von Dewall is counsel at Derains & Gharavi and has acted in numerous international arbitration proceedings, as well as in legal proceedings before Netherlands state courts. She has handled arbitrations conducted under the arbitration rules of the NAI, CEPINA, ICC and ICSID. Her areas of practice include international investment disputes and international commercial disputes arising out of international contracts, joint-venture and shareholder relationships and large infrastructural projects. She is admitted to the Amsterdam and Paris Bars.
Sophia obtained an LL.M. in Public International & European Law and an LL.M. in Dutch Law from the University of Amsterdam. She is a visiting lecturer in international arbitration and litigation at the University of Amsterdam and has been involved in the preparation of teams participating on behalf of the University of Amsterdam in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. In addition, she is a lecturer at the Law Firm School – an institute set up by the major Dutch law firms for the education of young lawyers – where she teaches Dutch contract law.
|Since 2017||Counsel, Derains & Gharavi (Paris)|
|2012 – 2016||Associate, Derains & Gharavi (Paris)|
|2008 – 2012||Associate (Dispute Resolution), Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (Amsterdam, New York and London)|
|2005 – 2008||Associate (Corporate), Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (Amsterdam)|
|2004||Legal intern at the Legal Secretariat of the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) (Geneva)|
- Visiting lecturer on international arbitration and litigation at the University of Amsterdam
- Lecturer on Dutch contract law at the Law Firm School in Amsterdam
|2004||LL.M in Public International & European Law, cum laude, University of Amsterdam including a semester at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (exams passed: Droit de la Concurrence (Competition Law);
Droit international économique (International Economic Law); and Droit du commerce international (International Business Law)
|2003||LL.M in Dutch Law, cum laude, University of Amsterdam|