Mercédeh Azeredo da Silveira specializes in international arbitration. She represents corporate entities and governments before arbitral tribunals in both commercial and investment arbitration proceedings. She has acted as counsel in the context of commercial disputes related, inter alia, to international engineering, construction, and sales contracts, as well as in the context of investment disputes in the mining, telecommunications, and energy sectors. Mercédeh Azeredo da Silveira has also acted as legal expert on economic sanctions in arbitration proceedings related to financing agreements and served as official secretary to arbitral tribunals in proceedings related, inter alia, to distribution and license agreements, oil and gas agreements, and telecommunications.
Education: law degree (licence en droit), University of Geneva Faculty of Law, Geneva, Switzerland (2001); LL.M., Columbia University School of Law, New York, NY, USA (2005); Ph.D., University of Geneva Faculty of Law, Geneva, Switzerland (expected spring 2009; fall 2007 spent at Harvard Law School).
Admission: All Swiss Courts
Languages: French, English, Persian