Nicole Duclos is a partner in Covington’s International Arbitration Group. Described by peers as “one of the best prepared international arbitration lawyers one is likely to meet,” Ms. Duclos focuses her practice on international commercial and investment arbitration, as well as transnational litigation. Ms. Duclos focuses in Latin America, where she is “an established favourite with clients and local co-counsel alike,” “simply the best: meticulous, on top of everything, and with great knowledge of arbitration proceedings as well as the idiosyncrasies of Latin America.”

Ms. Duclos has acted as counsel and advisor in international commercial arbitrations under the ICC, ICDR and AAA rules, as well as in investment treaty disputes under the ICSID and UNCITRAL rules. Her experience spans energy, mining, construction, infrastructure, agroindustry, and finance, among other industries. Ms. Duclos has published on international arbitration and is a regular speaker on commercial and investment treaty arbitration.

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Nicole Duclos