Sylvia Tonova is a Solicitor-Advocate who focuses on the resolution of complex, high-stakes international disputes, with a particular emphasis on disputes between foreign investors and governments. She acts as both counsel and arbitrator and is appointed to the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators and the HKIAC List of Arbitrators. Sylvia’s experience spans Europe and the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Asia in a range of industries, including mining, oil and gas, energy, and telecommunications. She has represented clients under all the major arbitration rules and advises clients on arbitration clauses, sovereign immunity, and protecting investments against political risk. Sylvia is recognized in The Legal 500, Chambers, Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration, and Who’s Who Legal: Mining. She serves on the International Bar Association’s Arbitration Committee as Co-Chair of the international commercial arbitration case law subcommittee.