Ankita Godbole specializes in international commercial and investment arbitration. She has been a member of the counsel team and has acted as secretary to the arbitral tribunal in proceedings under ad hoc and institutional arbitration rules (ICSID, ICC, LCIA, SIAC, SCAI, UNCITRAL, Indian Arbitration Act). She has specific experience in disputes relating to infrastructure, joint ventures and shareholder agreements, and corporate laws.
Before joining Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Ankita was part of the international arbitration team of Latham & Watkins LLP in Paris, where she acted in several investment and commercial disputes. Notably, she served in the team representing a Latin American oil and gas company in an LCIA proceeding, arising out of disputes concerning the operation of an offshore project.
Prior to that, Ankita practiced law in India and has significant experience representing foreign and domestic clients in Indian-seated arbitrations and commercial litigations, including before the Supreme Court of India and the Bombay High Court.
ICSID Arbitration Rules 2022, Chapter X – Publication, Access to Proceedings and Non-Disputing Party Submissions
Commentary to ICSID Arbitration Rules 62 to 68, in: R. Happ/S. Wilske (Eds), ICSID Rules and Regulations 2022, Munich, 2022, pp. 617-659 (co-author Eva Kalnina)
Article 46 of the ICSID Convention – Commentary
in: J. Fouret/R. Gerbay/G. Alvarez (Eds), The ICSID Convention, Regulations and Rules: A Practical Commentary, Cheltenham, 2019, pp. 413-432