Katherine Spyrides joined Boisséson Arbitration in November 2018 as an arbitration associate. Katherine is a Brazilian lawyer with consolidated experience in resolution of complex disputes, in internal and international cases. She worked in law firms for about ten years, including Trench, Rossi e Watanabe, in Rio de Janeiro, and ReedSmith Rambaud Charot LLP (ReedSmith), in Paris, and recently as in-house lawyer for seven years at Vale S.A., one of the largest mining companies in the world. Katherine has experience in civil litigation, arbitration and mediation, involving mining, logistics, constructions, commercial issues, supply and services contracts, M&A disputes, among others.
Katherine graduated in Law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio do Janeiro (PUC-Rio) in 2002 and obtained a Master (Master 2) in Private Law (Droit Privé Général) at Université Paris X - Nanterre, in 2006. She was admitted to the Brazilian Bar (OAB), Rio de Janeiro Chapter, and to the Paris Bar through the Contrôle de Connaissances de l’École de Formation Professionnelle des Barreaux de la Cour d’Appel de Paris. Katherine speaks fluent Portuguese, English and French.