Kate Cervantes-Knox is a solicitor advocate with over 20 years of experience representing clients in commercial arbitrations and investment treaty disputes across a range of sectors, with a focus on energy and infrastructure disputes.

She has been recognised as a Thought Leader by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2022, and by the Legal 500 and Chambers for her expertise in the fields of commercial arbitration, investor state arbitration and public international law.

During her career Kate has conducted arbitrations subject to many different systems of law, and under various different arbitral rules (including the LCIA, ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL and LMAA). Kate also sits as arbitrator, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She is currently President of the LCIA European Users’ Council, a Director of the Board of the LCIA and a member of the ICC Arbitration and ADR Commission.

Kate has lived and worked in Spain and Latin America, and is a fluent Spanish speaker. Kate is a Visiting Professor at the University of Law, London.