Pilar Álvarez

Pilar Álvarez is an associate at Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes.

Pilar’s previous experience includes working as Legal Counsel to the Deputy Secretary to the Uruguayan Presidency (Prosecretaría de la Presidencia de la República), where she advised the Uruguayan government in matters related to the country’s defense in international investment arbitrations and arbitration-related proceedings before national courts, and represented the State before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

Her practice includes commercial and investment arbitrations under the ICC, ICDR, UNCITRAL and ICSID Rules, with particular focus on arbitrations involving parties from Latin America.