Elisa Zavala


Elisa Zavala is an associate at Cleary Gottlieb's New York office since 2020, focusing on international litigation and arbitration with an emphasis on Latin America. Prior to joining Cleary, she practiced law in Chile, where she was also an Adjunct Professor at Universidad Catolica's International Law Department. Elisa holds an LL.M. from Harvard Law School as well as a Law Degree from Universidad Católica de Chile.

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The Silala Case: Was Justice Served?

On 1 December 2022, the International Court of Justice (“ICJ” or “Court”) issued its decision on the Silala case. At the time of the Application, the Parties’ views were positively opposed. Chile requested a declaratory judgment that the Silala River system is an international watercourse, the use of which is governed by customary international law…

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