Camila Biral works in the areas of Civil Litigation and Arbitration, specialized in Intellectual Property, Life Science, Biotechnology and International Trade, as well as coordinates Demarest’s French Desk. Graduated in Law by the University of São Paulo (USP), Camila Biral obtained a master’s degree in International Trade Law and International Arbitration by the Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1) and a master’s degree in International Law by the University of São Paulo (USP). She is also a PhD by USP. She participated in the training program for young lawyers at the Brazilian Mission in Geneva with the World Trade Organization (OMC / WTO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (OMPI/WIPO). She has worked as a lawyer in the European Economic Law and International Arbitration sector at the French office Gide Loyrette (partner Lex Mundi) in Paris and has participated in the process of reviewing and translating the Mediation Rules of the CCI Arbitration Chamber – Paris.

Experience

Advised companies of one of the largest groups in the electric sector in an arbitration of R$ 50 million involving engineering defects in a hydroelectric plant

Advised a pharmaceutical multinational in a litigation involving R$ 1.3 billion

Advised a real estate company in an arbitration involving R$ 170 million

Advised a company of the one the largest groups of the electric sector in an arbitration of R$ 40 million involving the construction of a hydroelectric plant

Advised a national construction company in a ICC arbitration involving execution of works to implement the transmission line responsible for the energy generated by the Belo Monte hydroelectric plant, one of the largest hydroelectric plants in Brazil

Academic Qualifications

PhD in International Law by the University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil (2016)

Master’s degree in International Law by the University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil (2011)

Master’s degree by the Panthéon-Sorbonne University (Paris 1), specialization in International Trade Law and International Arbitration, Paris, France (2010)

 Obtainment of a scholarship (Bourses d’excellence Eiffel), granted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France (2009)

Bachelor of Laws by the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil (2005)

Associations

Member of the Commission of Geographical Indications of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI)

Member of the Mediation Group of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr)

Member of the Investment and Arbitration Study Group of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr)

Researcher of the Project Re-reading of Agreements of the World Trade Organization (WTO) of CESA / IBRAC, held by the Center of Global Trade and Investment of the Economics School of São Paulo and Law School of São Paulo, both of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV)

Languages

Portuguese, English and French