Mali has experience of handling complex and high value international commercial arbitration, with particular expertise in the construction and energy sector. She also has experience in commercial litigation and international anti-corruption investigations.
Mali received an LLM from University College London, and a post graduate diploma in International Dispute Resolution from Queen Mary University of London. She holds an LLB from the Catholic University of Salvador in Brazil, graduating with a distinction. She also completed a post graduate diploma in Commercial Law at Sydney University.
Prior to joining Enyo Law in May 2020, Mali worked in a leading US law firm's London office as an associate. Mali is admitted to practice in England & Wales and Brazil. She is fluent in both English and Portuguese, and has reading proficiency in Spanish.
- Representing an engineering and commissioning contractor in a AUS$2 billion ICC Singapore arbitration concerning the disputed termination of an EPC subcontract to build a captive combined-cycle power station on an LNG facility.
- Advising a leading construction company in a $42 million ICC arbitration against an Azerbaijani company in relation to demobilization costs from early termination of a construction management contract and unpaid design work completed on agreed variations.
- Acting for a construction company in its ICC arbitration with a major oil company over delays and additional costs in a project for the construction of an FPSO platform.
- Advising a multinational power systems manufacturer and its respective subsidiaries and affiliates on anti-bribery and corruption risks arising out of the use of third party intermediaries and sales partners (including, sales representatives, distributors, service dealers) in Brazil and the Middle East.
- Advising the Center for Reproductive Rights as amicus curiae in criminal litigation before the El Salvador Court of Appeal.