Catriona E. Paterson

Catriona Paterson is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins. She is a member of the International Arbitration Practice. Her practice focuses on international investment arbitration and public international law.

Ms. Paterson advises and represents states and private entities on a wide variety of contentious and non-contentious public international law and international dispute resolution matters, including: investment treaty arbitration, the structuring of investments to minimise political risk, the protection of investments under bilateral and multilateral investment treaties and free trade agreements, recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards, international humanitarian law and human rights law.

Ms. Paterson has also spent time working in Latham's Moscow office and has experience in M&A and international finance. Before joining Latham, Ms. Paterson worked as a consultant with the Investment Division of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Ms. Paterson is fluent in French and speaks basic Russian.

  • HICEE B.V. v The Slovak Republic: a Timely Reminder to Structure Foreign Investments Carefully to Obtain Protection under International Law”, Client Alert, 13 December 2011
  • “Investor-to-State Disputes Settlement in Infrastructure Projects”, OECD Working Papers on International Investment, 2006/02, OECD Publishing
  • With Yannaca-Small, K., “Interpretation of the Umbrella Clause in Investment Agreements”, OECD Working Papers on International Investment, 2006/03, OECD Publishing