Patricia Nacimiento has joined Norton Rose LLP in Frankfurt as head of the disputes team.
She joins after three years as a partner at White & Case LLP in Frankfurt where she acted in several disputes within the energy, post-merger and acquisition, commercial disputes, investment arbitration and construction arenas.
Most recently she won a €1.1 billion case under the LCIA Rules regarding a construction project in Moscow.
Nacimiento says that Norton Rose is the “ideal platform” to serve the “currently strong German market, which includes several powerful users of international arbitration.” She adds: “Through its recent mergers it has created a real international empire and is a heavyweight in international arbitration.”
Commenting on Nacimiento’s appointment, Joe Tirado, head of international arbitration and ADR at Norton Rose said: “Patricia has a wealth of experience in international dispute resolution, particularly regarding complex international arbitration and commercial disputes. Her investor-state and Latin American expertise in particular will significantly enhance our German, European and global offering.”
Nacimiento is listed in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration.