Brenda Horrigan is Head of International Arbitration in Australia, and has experience of arbitration across the world. Brenda specialises in international arbitration, with a particular focus on disputes involving emerging markets, and has worked from the US, Paris, Moscow, Shanghai and now Sydney. She works with clients on complex international commercial and investment treaty arbitration matters at both the arbitration and enforcement stages, acts as counsel in matters conducted under a wide variety of arbitration rules, and also sits as an arbitrator. Her background as a transactional lawyer provides valuable insight for clients into the underlying commercial and contractual aspects of the disputes on which she advises. Brenda serves as President of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA), is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), and served for several years as Global Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University Law School (Shanghai campus). She is fluent in English, French and Russian, and speaks elementary Mandarin.