Caroline Richard

Caroline Richard is a Senior Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Washington, DC office and a member of the firm’s International Arbitration Group. An Adjunct Professor at American University’s Washington College of Law since 2011, she co-teaches a course on investment treaty arbitration. She has represented corporate clients in several international commercial and investor-state arbitrations under the auspices of the ICSID, ICC and UNCITRAL rules and has acted in disputes in the energy, mining, infrastructure and telecommunications sectors, amongst others.

Before moving to Washington D.C., Caroline was part of the International Arbitration Group in Freshfields’ London and Paris offices. Prior to joining Freshfields, Caroline was a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada. She has degrees in civil and common law, and obtained masters degrees in international law from Cambridge University and Harvard University. She is fluent in French and Spanish.

She is a co-author of the Guide to the ICSID Additional Facility Arbitration Rules (to be published by Oxford University Press in 2015). Caroline is admitted in the State of New York and Ontario, Canada, only.