Ana Vermal is a partner in the Litigation Department and co-head of the International Arbitration Group.
Ana Vermal is a quadrilingual common law and civil law litigator specializing in international arbitration. She represents corporations from around the world in complex arbitrations arising out of their cross-border business transactions such as acquisitions, joint ventures, distribution and licensing agreements. Ana handles arbitral proceedings under the rules of all major arbitral institutions. Ana is also frequently appointed to serve as arbitrator.
Ana sits on the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). In that capacity, Ana participates in the Court’s judicial supervision of ICC arbitrations, including the appointment of arbitrators, decisions on challenges against arbitrators and the scrutiny and approval of ICC arbitral awards.
In addition, Ana represents clients before courts in France and the United States, particularly in connection with the enforcement of awards.
The wealth of Ana’s legal and cultural experience is highly sought after by our clients. An Argentine national, she has lived in Germany, Spain, the United States and France, and is fluent in English, French, Spanish and German. Ana is qualified to practice in both New York and Paris.
Chambers Global notes that "clients highlight her 'extremely strong courtroom presence and strong cross-examination skills',"while The Legal 500 Paris reports that "the 'excellent and remarkable’ Ana Vermal impresses with her 'strategic acumen.’" Who's Who Legal notes that Ana "is recognized as a ‘brilliant and insightful counsel with vast knowledge of international arbitration proceedings’. She comes highly commended for her expertise in post-M&A and contractual disputes.”
Ana serves as the Argentine representative to the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, and is a frequent speaker on international arbitration topics.