Sandrina Antohi is an associate in the International Arbitration practice.
Her experience includes international commercial and investment arbitrations under UNCITRAL, ICC and HKIAC Rules, with a strong focus on disputes in the energy sector.
International arbitrations on which Sandrina Antohi has worked include the representation of:
- A leading European energy group as Claimant in an UNCITRAL arbitration against the Kingdom of Spain under the Energy Charter Treaty. The dispute relates to measures taken by Spain in the renewable energy sector.
- An intergovernmental organization as Claimant and Respondent on Counterclaim in an ICC arbitration against a consortium of European contractors. The dispute arises from a FIDIC Red Book contract for the construction and upgrading of water and sewerage infrastructure. EU and Belgium law applies.
- The general partner of a private equity fund as Respondent in HKIAC and ICC arbitrations based in Hong Kong against an alleged investor in the fund. The dispute related to contractual obligations. Hong Kong law applied.
- Sonatrach as Respondent in an ICC arbitration in Paris initiated by Saipem SpA and Saipem Contracting Algérie SpA. The dispute arose from an agreement for the construction of an oil & gas production facility in North Africa. Algerian law applied. Over $1 billion was at stake.
- A Southeastern European company as Claimant and Respondent on Counterclaim in an ICC arbitration in Paris against a Southeastern European state. The dispute arose from an agreement for the privatization of a State-owned electricity company. The law of the Claimant’s State applied.
- Two European energy companies and their Southeastern European affiliate as Respondents in an ICC arbitration in Paris initiated by a State-owned Southeastern Europe energy company. The dispute arose from an agreement for the privatization of a State-owned electricity company. The law of the Claimant’s State applied
New York University School of Law
LL.M., International Legal Studies
McGill University Faculty of Law
- “An Analysis of the New CIETAC Arbitration Rules 2012,” 9 (7) Transnational Dispute Management (2012)
- “Fraternity and the Global Community,” 56 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) (2012); reprinted in Responsibility, fraternity and sustainability in law: in memory of the honourable Charles Doherty Gonthier (M. Morin et al. eds., Markham, 2012)
- Prior to joining our team, Sandrina Antohi was an NYU Law fellow at the United Nations International Law Commission in Geneva.