Claudia Pharaon is a lawyer specialising in public international law and alternative dispute resolution. Currently a Ph.D. candidate at Leiden Law School's Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, she previously worked as an associate at Obeid Law Firm where her practice focused primarily on international arbitration. She also has prior experience working with international institutions and organisations (the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the OECD and the UNFCCC Secretariat).
Claudia holds a Maîtrise from the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II). She also obtained a Diploma in Legal Studies from the University of Oxford, a Master in International Law and International Administration from the University Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I), and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School. Claudia is qualified to practice law in Paris, England and Wales, and New York.