It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Marie Davoise!
Marie is a solicitor associate at global law firm Hogan Lovells International LLP in London. Marie focuses her practice on public international law and the settlement of international legal disputes, representing both states and investors in proceedings under UNCITRAL, ICSID and SCC rules, as well as advising on claims under the Energy Charter Treaty.
In addition, Marie is a core member of Hogan Lovells’ business & human rights practice, and advises on contentious and non-contentious issues relating to this growing field of law. Marie also has experience in international criminal law, including through her pro bono practice. Her interests in the field include gender in international law, questions of ethics and sociological considerations on the origins of genocide.
In her spare time, she acts as an active member and group coordinator for the International Action Team (“IAT”) for England and Wales’ Law Society, a pro bono network of lawyers drafting letters of intervention on behalf of the Law Society (representing over 170,000 solicitors in England and Wales) to defend lawyers and human rights activists at risk across the globe.
Marie holds an LL.M. in public international law from King’s College London, and a master en droit in international human rights and legal theory from the Universite Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.