Darya Shirokova, a dual qualified lawyer, admitted to practice in Russia and France, is currently a researcher at the Centre of Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London School of Law. Her research focuses on the energy contracts and resolution of disputes arising thereof.
Darya has been Deputy Counsel in the Eastern-European team of the Secretariat of the ICC Court of Arbitration since 2012 (now on leave). Before joining the Secretariat, she worked in a litigation department of a major insurance company in Russia, as well as in several arbitration law firms in Paris on commercial and investment arbitration cases under ICC, ICSID and UNCITRAL rules. Darya’s practice also encompasses international litigation, including recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards.