Victoria Narancio focuses her practice on international arbitration and dispute resolution. Ms. Narancio's international arbitration practice includes representation in both institutional and ad hoc arbitrations (including under the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, NAI and UNCITRAL rules) sited in both common and civil law jurisdictions, and has particular experience with issues relating to Latin American jurisdictions. Ms. Narancio's international commercial arbitration practice covers a wide range of industries, including construction, insurance, financial services, oil and gas and energy.
Ms. Narancio has also acted in pro bono matters with the Media Legal Defence Initiative, notably representing Lohé Issa Konaté in the first freedom of expression case in the African Court on Human and People's Rights.
Ms. Narancio publishes regularly on topical issues of international arbitration law and practice. She is an assistant editor of the Journal of International Arbitration (Kluwer Law). Ms. Narancio has taught international commercial arbitration courses at the Centre for Transnational Legal Services (Georgetown University) in London and at the Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP).
Professional ActivitiesMs. Narancio is a member of the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), ICDR Young, Young ICCA, International and Arbitral Women, Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB), and Club Español del Arbitraje (CEA).
Ms. Narancio has recently acted for clients in relation to the following issues:
- Representing a US oil company in a political risk insurance dispute (involving two Latin American states) under LCIA Rules
- Representing a Brazilian company in connection with a license agreement dispute under ICC Rules
- Representing a Latin American company in an ICC arbitration in relation to a gas balancing agreement
- Representing an Austrian company in two ICC arbitrations concerning the largest construction project in the history of Uruguay
Honors & Awards
Ms. Narancio was recognized as a "Future Leader" in the 2018 edition of Who's Who Legal: Arbitration.
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Attorney, University of Montevideo, Uruguay, 2011
* Admitted as a Solicitor in Uruguay.