Laura Zinnerman specializes in international investment and commercial arbitration. She has been a member of the counsel team representing parties in both investment and commercial disputes in proceedings conducted under the ICC, ICSID, ICSID (Additional Facility) and UNCITRAL arbitration rules. Her practice focuses on disputes relating to the energy, natural resources and telecommunications sectors.
Before joining Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Laura worked as an associate at an international arbitration boutique law firm in Buenos Aires, Argentina representing clients in investment and commercial arbitrations, with a particular emphasis on Latin America. Prior to that, she was part of the team of a leading Argentine law firm, where she was involved in several capital markets and financial transactions, and advised clients on diverse contractual and corporate matters.
Laura is admitted to the Buenos Aires Bar and holds an LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS), for which she was awarded the MIDS-Young ICCA Scholarship. She graduated from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, where she specialized in international law, and coached the teams that won the Concours d’Arbitrage International de Paris in 2018 and 2020.
Blurred Lines in International Arbitration: The Parties’ Waiver of the Right to Set Aside an Award
Young Arbitration Review 2019, pp. 40-47
Los deberes del abogado en el Código de Buenas Prácticas Arbitrales del Club Español del Arbitraje
Spain Arbitration Review 2020, pp. 445-456 (co-author Julio César Rivera)
La prueba de la corrupción en el arbitraje de inversión
Revista Iberoamericana de Derecho Internacional y de la Integración 2019, pp. 129-149 (co-author Horacio Risso)