Claudia Pharaon

Lawyer biography

Claudia Pharaon is a lawyer specialized in public international law and in international arbitration. Currently an associate at Obeid Law Firm, where she focuses on both investment and commercial arbitration, Claudia is qualified to practice law in Paris, England and Wales and New York. Previously, she worked as a research associate at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London. She also has former experience in private practice and in international organisations (the UNFCCC Secretariat and the OECD). 

Claudia holds a Maîtrise from the Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II). She also obtained a Diploma in Legal Studies from the University of Oxford, a Master II in International Law and International Administration from the Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I) and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School.


Updates

Arbitration & ADR

Resolving telecoms disputes involving state entities in the Middle East
International | 29 August 2019

As the economy becomes increasingly data focused, telecoms markets across the Middle East are changing considerably. The policy framework has not always kept pace with this rapid change, and aspects of telecoms regulations are now outdated. However, personal data protection and public-private partnership (PPP) laws are starting to affect telecoms contracts and investments. Specifically, PPP laws are enabling recourse to alternative dispute resolution methods, including arbitration.

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

Resolving telecoms disputes involving state entities in the Middle East
International | 30 August 2019

As the economy becomes increasingly data focused, telecoms markets across the Middle East are changing considerably. The policy framework has not always kept pace with this rapid change, and aspects of telecoms regulations are now outdated. However, personal data protection and public-private partnership (PPP) laws are starting to affect telecoms contracts and investments. Specifically, PPP laws are enabling recourse to alternative dispute resolution methods, including arbitration.