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ŠOBAT Marija
Associate, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Paris
Marija Šobat is an associate in the International Arbitration practice.
Her experience includes international arbitrations conducted under ICSID, SCC, CRCICA, SIAC and UNCITRAL Rules.


•    Ukraine as respondent in an investment treaty arbitration against a CIS entity under the rules of the SCC. The dispute relates to the financial sector.
•    Ukraine in an ICSID arbitration initiated by Emergofin B.V. and Velbay Holdings under the Netherlands-Ukraine bilateral investment treaty (ICSID Case No. ARB/16/35). The dispute relates to an aluminium and alumina production company.
•    Rasia FZE and Joseph K. Borkowski, Claimants in an ICSID arbitration brought against the Republic of Armenia under the U.S.-Armenia bilateral investment treaty and two concession agreements concluded with the State (ICSID Case No. ARB/18/28). The dispute arose out of two concession agreements to develop, maintain and operate both a rail network and a high speed road network in Southern Armenia. Over USD 260 million was at stake.
•    Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) and Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), Claimants in a CRCICA arbitration in Cairo with East Mediterranean Gas S.A.E. (EMG), arising out of a long term gas supply contract between EGAS, EGPC and EMG.


•    Harvard Law School, LL.M.
•    Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies & University of Geneva, LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement
•    University of Rome, “La Sapienza”, Second Level Master in International Commercial Law
•    University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, LL.B.
Admissions & Courts
•    New York
•    Serbia
•    Serbian
•    Croatian
•    English
•    Italian
•    French


Professional Affiliations
•    Member, Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
•    Member, ICDR Young & International
•    Member, LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
•    Co-founder, Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association (HIALSA)