Ms. Sophie Nappert
Sophie is a dual-qualified lawyer in the UK and in Canada. She is an arbitrator in independent practice, based in London. Before becoming a full-time arbitrator, she was Head of International Arbitration at a global law firm.
Sophie is trained and has practised in both civil law and common law jurisdictions. Areas of expertise include: energy and natural resources, construction, infrastructure, hotel and leisure, telecoms, joint ventures, concession agreements, Russia, Kazakhstan and the Caspian region, the Energy Charter Treaty, investment treaty disputes and disputes against State parties.
Sophie is ranked in Global Arbitration Review's Top 30 List of Female Arbitrators Worldwide and described in the legal directories a "one of the top new-generation arbitrators". She was peer-nominated as a co-Moderator on the OGEMID online discussion forum on issues of international law and arbitration.