Cecilia Carrara is a sophisticated and talented practitioner who is described by sources as "an excellent lawyer" who impresses with her "high performance as counsel".
Cecilia Carrara is a partner of Legance and has a significant experience in the field of national and international, commercial and investment arbitration proceedings, both institutional and ad hoc, acting both as counsel and as arbitrator, and is further active more generally in the field of international commercial litigation.
Cecilia also focuses on mergers and acquisitions, extraordinary corporate transactions and commercial contracts. She is responsible for the Legance German desk, with a specific focus on German-speaking countries and on Eastern Europe.
She is pro bono partner at Legance coordinating the corporate social activities of the firm.
She is member of the board of ICC Italy; the ICC International Court of Arbitration; the ICC Commission; the ICC task force on emergency arbitrator proceedings for Italy; and the ICC task force on arbitration of climate change-related disputes.
She is co-founder of the Italian Forum of Arbitration Practitioners (Arbit); co-chair of the arbitration working group of the Association of Italian Law Firms (ASLA); and member of the council of the Italian Arbitration Association (AIA), the IBA, the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the German Arbitration Institute (DIS) and Arbitral Women.
She was identified by Global Arbitration Review and WWL 2018 as one of the world’s leading commercial arbitration experts.
She has been listed in WWL: Arbitration 2017 as being among the world's leading arbitration specialists, and in the 2015 and 2016 editions of WWL: Arbitration as being among the world’s leading commercial arbitration experts.
She has been nominated by WWL: Litigation (2014 and 2015) as one of the world’s leading practitioners in this field.