Dr. Patricia Nacimiento is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer based in Frankfurt. Her focus is on disputes in the areas of energy, construction, post M&A as well as general commercial disputes. She specialises in international arbitration and investment arbitration. In investment arbitration she represents both states and investors.
As a party representative, she has conducted over 90 arbitration proceedings under the rules of numerous arbitration institutions – such as ICC, ICSID, CIETAC, DIS, LCIA, ICDR, Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Indian Council of Arbitration, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and the Danish Institution of Arbitration as well as ad hoc proceedings. The German government has appointed her in 2007 as one of four arbitrators to the panel of arbitrators at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). She is also regularly appointed as an arbitrator and has led numerous international ICC-, DIS- and ad hoc arbitration proceedings as a chairperson, sole arbitrator or party appointed arbitrator.
For several years Patricia has been listed as a leading disputes expert in renowned legal rankings. She regularly publishes essays and she is the co-editor of leading arbitration manuals.
Patricia lectures on arbitration at the universities of Heidelberg, Frankfurt and Saarbrücken. A native German speaker, Patricia is also fluent in English, Spanish, Italian and French.
An analysis of the Myanmar market following accession to the New York Convention in July 2013 - another step towards opening Myanmar to foreign investment?.
Patricia Nacimiento, Andrey Panov and Max Stein have written an article for The European, Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review 2014. .
Patricia Nacimiento has been appointed by the Federal Government to the list of conciliators for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSI.
Patricia Nacimiento has been reappointed by the German government to the ICSID roster of arbitrators and conciliators..