Yasmin MOHAMMAD is Head of International Arbitration at Vannin Capital. She advises clients on third party funding options internationally. A Paris 1 University Sorbonne graduate (Master 1 of international law et Master 2 of private international law) and of NYU Law School (LLM International Legal Studies), Yasmin is a Franco-Iranian lawyer admitted to the New York bar and specialised in public international law, private international law and international arbitration.
In private practice, Yasmin advised both private and institutional or sovereign clients in Paris and Dubai within the international law firm, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, in the context of commercial and investment international arbitration proceedings.
She has also regularly opined on questions regarding conflict of laws, conflict of jurisdiction and sovereign immunity issues. She acted as counsel under various rules including ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICSID, PCA, SCC and CEPANI across numerous jurisdictions.
She has particular expertise in disputes involving telecommunications, food and beverages, oil and gas and infrastructure industries based in the USA, Europe, Africa, China or the Middle East.
As one of the pioneer arbitration practitioners to have crossed the bridge over to dispute resolution funding or more largely financing, She has witnessed and commented on the various legal, ethical and business driven evolutions of a fast growing industry. Yasmin regularly speaks at industry conferences and contributes to leading publications and journals.
Finally, Yasmin is a founder of Paris Arbitration Week.