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Carolina Pitta e Cunha

Associate

Carolina Pitta e Cunha joined the firm in September 2015. She is a member of the litigation and arbitration team and of the Morais Leitão international arbitration team.

Carolina has worked as counsel in domestic and international commercial arbitrations, mainly concerning corporate and commercial disputes, involving the application of different laws (including Portuguese and Angolan laws) and different rules of procedure. She has also acted as an Arbitral Secretary.   
 
She is an author and co-coordinator of the web platform Lisbon Arbitration, created by the Morais Leitão international arbitration team to provide specialized information on arbitration from the standpoint of Portuguese practitioners.

Carolina is a Teaching Assistant at the London School of Economics and Political Science, teaching the Summer Course “International Commercial Litigation and Arbitration”. She has also worked as a Teaching Assistant at the Católica Lisbon School of Law.

Education

Law Degree (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 2014). LL.M. in Commercial and Corporate Law (London School of Economics and Political Science, 2015). First Course of International Investment Arbitration (Nova Law School, 2016). ICC Arbitration Advanced Seminar (ICC Portugal/International Court of Arbitration, 2017).

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Memberships

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2018). ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF). London Court of International Arbitration Young International Arbitration Group (LCIA YIAG). Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA).

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