Sandrina Antohi is a senior associate in the International Arbitration and Public International Law practices.
Sandrina advises and represents companies, State-owned entities and sovereigns in high stakes, complex international disputes. She has acted in international commercial as well as investment treaty arbitrations, under various arbitral rules (including ICSID, ICC, HKIAC, SCC and UNCITRAL), in sectors including energy and natural resources, infrastructure projects, joint ventures, financial services, telecommunications and private equity. Sandrina also advises in relation to contract and settlement negotiation, investment structuring, risk management, award set-aside and enforcement proceedings, as well as matters of public international law. In particular, Sandrina has significant experience acting as counsel in connection with politically sensitive matters, including relationships of private entities with governments, the effects of armed conflict, sanctions, and unrecognized states.
Sandrina is trained and experienced in common law as well as civil law, including mixed Islamic-civil law systems.
Sandrina has also acted as arbitral tribunal secretary.
Sandrina is a member of Shearman & Sterling’s Human Rights at Sea Arbitration team. A collaboration between Shearman & Sterling and UK-based charity Human Rights at Sea, this innovative project seeks to develop a system for the arbitration of complaints concerning human rights abuses at sea.