Derains & Gharavi International

Tereza Psutkova

Associate

Biography

NATIONALITY: Czech
LANGUAGES: English, French and Czech
ADMISSION: New York and Paris (pending)
OFFICE: Paris

Tereza is an associate at Derains & Gharavi, specialised in international arbitration. Her areas of practice include international commercial disputes and investment arbitration. She has acted in proceedings conducted under the arbitration rules of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as well as UNCITRAL.

She holds degrees from Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M.) and Pantheon-Sorbonne University (Licence, Master 1 and Master 2).

Tereza is admitted to the New York and Paris (pending) bars.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since October 2022 Associate, Derains & Gharavi (Paris)
September 2018 – August 2021 Associate (International Arbitration), Squire Patton Boggs (Paris and Prague)
January – April 2018 Intern, ICSID (World Bank Group) (Washington, D.C.)
September 2016 – August 2017 Associate (International Arbitration), Squire Patton Boggs (Prague)
March – August 2016 Trainee (International Arbitration), Squire Patton Boggs (Prague)

EDUCATION

2018 LL.M. in International Legal Studies, International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Certificate – Final Paper: “Arbitrator Challenges: Deconstructing the Critiques; Defying the System’s Legitimacy Crisis Myth” – Georgetown University Law Center
2015 Master 2 (Master’s Degree) in Comparative Law – Final Paper: “The Treatment of Penalty Clauses in International Commercial Arbitration” – Panthéon-Sorbonne University
2014 Licence (LL.B) in Private Law and Master 1 (Master’s Degree) in Business Law – Pantheon-Sorbonne University