Valentine Chessa

Founding Partner at MGC Arbitration

Valentine Chessa is an Italian national admitted to the Paris Bar. Prior to founding MGC Arbitration, she worked in a leading international law firm for more than ten years and at the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration as Deputy Counsel. She acts as counsel in complex arbitration cases before the main arbitration institutions in a wide range of industry sectors, including energy and construction. She also regularly serves as arbitrator and has decided cases under numerous arbitration rules, in several jurisdictions and applicable laws, in English, French and Italian. She has been a Co-Chair of ArbIt (the Italian Forum for International Arbitration and ADR), Board member of ArbitralWomen and is currently one of the reporters for France of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration. Her working languages are English, Italian and French.