Kathryn KHAMSI


Kathryn acts for corporate clients and States in all types of disputes. She is particularly sought after in high value disputes that raise complex issues of fact and law.

Kathryn also sits as arbitrator, and appears on the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators. She has lectured and published extensively on questions of international arbitration and public international law, including most recently on the subject of emissions trading schemes and the use of artificial intelligence-based tools in arbitration.

Prior to private practice, Kathryn was a Legal Advisor to the Prime Minister of East Timor (Timor-Leste), based in East Timor, coordinating East Timor’s negotiations with Australia over maritime boundaries and the drafting of a new regime for petroleum investments. Kathryn has also worked with the International Development Law Organization in Kabul, Afghanistan, and with Columbia Law School and the Carter Center in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Kathryn speaks English and French; is admitted in Paris, New York, and Ontario; and holds an A.B from Harvard, LLB and BCL degrees from McGill, and an LLM from Columbia (where she was a James Kent Scholar).

Kathryn KHAMSI

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