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Stephanie Collins is an English law qualified solicitor advocate and associate in the London office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of the firm’s International Arbitration Group.
Stephanie represents clients in both commercial and investment treaty arbitrations, as well as all aspects of public international law. Her practice has a particular focus on disputes arising in the energy (renewables, oil and gas), extractive industries, infrastructure and financial services sectors.
In the investment treaty space, she has acted as counsel in numerous arbitrations administered by ICSID and conducted under the UNCITRAL Rules. Stephanie has acted in over ten Energy Charter Treaty arbitrations, and a number of bilateral investment treaty arbitrations. She is also experienced in acting as counsel in ICSID annulment cases. In the commercial arbitration space, Stephanie has served as counsel in arbitrations administered under various institutional rules, including those of the CIArb, LCIA, ICC and SIAC.
Stephanie serves as member of CPR’s Young Leaders in ADR Steering Committee (2021-2023), as well as the Global Steering Committee for the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations. She is also a member of ArbitralWomen and the International Law Association (British Branch).
Stephanie has a secondary practice area, as a member of the firm’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Practice, where she advises on business and human rights issues.
She maintains an active pro bono practice and is a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Stephanie trained and practised in the London office of a magic circle law firm. During this time, she spent time in the firm’s Madrid and Singapore offices and was seconded to the litigation team of a multinational energy company for nine months in 2017/2018.
Stephanie holds a degree in Law from University College London (2011), where she graduated with First-Class Honours. She spent one year studying at the National University of Singapore. She is currently a Guest Lecturer at Queen Mary University London, as part of the Energy and Resources LLM.
University of Law - London Moorgate - 2012 Legal Practice Course
University College London - 2011 LL.B. (First Class Hons)
England & Wales - Solicitor