Cecilia Carrara has a significant experience in the field of national and international, commercial and investment arbitration proceedings, both institutional and ad hoc, acting both as counsel and as arbitrator, and is further active more generally in the field of international commercial litigation.
Cecilia Carrara also focuses on mergers & acquisitions, extraordinary corporate transactions and commercial contracts. She is responsible of the Legance German desk, with a specific focus on German speaking countries and on East Europe.
She is pro bono partner at Legance coordinating the corporate social activities of the Firm.
Cecilia Carrara is a member of the Board of ICC Italy, of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, of the ICC Commission, of the ICC Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings for Italy and of the ICC Task Force on Arbitration of Climate Change Related Disputes. She is co-founder of Arbit (the Italian forum of arbitration practitioners), co-chair of the arbitration working group of ASLA (the Association of Italian Law Firms), and member of the Council of AIA (Associazione Italiana per l’Arbitrato). She is also a member of IBA (International Bar Association), LCIA (London Court of International Arbitration), DIS (Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit) and ArbitralWomen.
Cecilia Carrara is mentioned in several international publications as follows: “able to quickly grasp the issues and is a very intelligent lawyer who has in-depth knowledge of international arbitration” (Chambers & Partners 2018); “pleasure to work with”, “highly recommended both as counsel and arbitrator” (WWL 2018).
Cecilia Carrara was identified by Global Arbitration Review and Who’s Who Legal 2018 as one of the world’s leading commercial arbitration experts.
Cecilia Carrara has been indicated in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2017 as being among the world's leading arbitration specialists and in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration – Future Leaders.
Cecilia Carrara has been indicated in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2015 and 2016 as being among the world’s leading commercial arbitration experts.
Cecilia Carrara has been nominated by Who’s Who Legal: Litigation 2014 and 2015 as one of the world’s leading practitioners in this field.