Christina Hioureas

About/Bio

Christina Hioureas is a Counsel in the International Litigation & Arbitration Department and the Chair of the United Nations Practice Group at Foley Hoag LLP. She represents States, private entities, and individuals on international disputes and public international law matters, including: investment treaty claims (ICSID, UNCITRAL); international commercial arbitration (ICC, ICDR, Swiss Rules) and litigation; treaty drafting and interpretation; international human rights; and energy law and gas pricing disputes. She also advises States before the United Nations and its bodies and sits as arbitrator. She is an elected Term Member at the Council of Foreign Relations and has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law. She received her JD from the University of California Berkeley School of Law and her BA from UC Berkeley in Political Science and Peace & Conflict Studies. Ms. Hioureas has been recognized in Legal 500, Chambers, and the Global Arbitration Review.

Recently Published

A New Legal Framework for the Enforcement of Settlement Agreements Reached through International Mediation: UNCITRAL Concludes Negotiations on Convention and Draft Model Law

Introduction On February 9, 2018, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law’s (“UNCITRAL”) Working Group II concluded negotiations on a convention and model law on the enforcement of settlement agreements reached through international commercial conciliation or mediation. Although the instruments still need to be finalized by UNCITRAL and then ratified by States, the completion of…

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