Virginie Colaiuta

Practice areas
Litigation and Arbitration

Professional experience
Virginie Colaiuta is a partner of the London office of LMS Legal LLP.
She acts as counsel, advocate and arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings in construction and energy projects, also based on investment treaties.
She regularly lectures at the MSc Programme of King’s College London  on “Investment Treaty Protections” and “Conflicts of Laws” relating to construction projects.
Virginie is admitted to practise as Solicitor in England & Wales, as Avocat à la Cour in Paris (France) and Attorney at Law in New York (NY, USA).
She has also an Italian law degree from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.
Virginie is the ICP Committee Editor of the International Bar Association law magazine titled “Construction Law International”.
As a result of her experience, she has an excellent understanding of the differences between civil law and common law rules applicable to construction projects.
Her track record in construction law and international arbitration has led her to being recommended as a leader in her practice by all major legal directories, such as “Chambers & Partners” and “Who’s Who Legal”.

Doctorat en Droit (LL.D.)
Law School of the University Panthèon-Assas-Paris II, France
(currently enrolled)
Master of Laws (LL.M.)
University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., 1997
Laurea in Giurisprudenza (equivalent to a J.D. degree)
Law School of the University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy, 1994

English - French - Italian

Contact info

4 New Street Square
New Fetter Lane
London EC4A 3BF, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)2033975660
Fax: +44 (0)2033975669

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