Caroline Croft is an associate in the International Dispute Resolution Practice Group. She is dual-qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales, and a Paris Bar Avocat à la Cour.
Caroline’s practice focuses on high-stakes commercial and investment treaty disputes. She has advised clients in proceedings related to the energy, construction, telecommunication, oil and gas, mining and M&A/private equity sectors, conducted under various procedural rules, including the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, UNCITRAL, SCC and HKIAC rules, and governed by a variety of laws, including international law and English law.
She previously worked for a leading international arbitrator, gaining invaluable insight into decision-making. She has studied in Paris, Geneva, the US and London, and brings a truly international outlook to the team having worked for a UN agency, an arbitrator’s chambers, in-house and law firms in Paris, London, Bangkok and Geneva.
Her public international law experience includes advising companies and individuals on the protection of their investments under international investment treaties and contracts.
She is co-chair of the Equal Representation in Arbitration (ERA) Pledge Young Practitioners Subcommittee, a global initiative aimed to address the underrepresentation of women in international arbitral tribunals.
Caroline teaches post-graduates at the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London. She co-authored the 2020 Queen Mary Arbitration Survey on Investor-State Dispute Settlement.
Prior to joining the firm, Caroline’s experience included: