Virginia Allan has acted as counsel in numerous international arbitral proceedings pursuant to a variety of institutional rules and applying legal rules of both civil and common law systems. She has experience of a wide variety of commercial disputes including banking and documentary credits, biotech, construction and engineering, energy (electrical energy generation and distribution, and oil and gas), mergers and acquisitions, shareholders’ disputes and professional sports, as well as the protection of foreign investment. She has participated in proceedings with their seat in Paris, Geneva, Zurich, Budapest, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Tokyo and Washington, DC. She has been named sole arbitrator by the ICC, the CAM and the CEA. Virginia has been chosen by Best Lawyers as one of the best international arbitration lawyers in Spain in 2013 and 2014, and is listed in Who’s Who Legal, Arbitration 2016.