Larisa Babiy has been appointed Co-Chair of the Young Italian Arbitration Association (AIA-Arbit-40), effective 1 January 2022. Larisa is based in Paris and is a senior associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP. Her practice focuses on international commercial and investment arbitration. She regularly acts as counsel in a wide variety of commercial, post-M&A and construction arbitrations, including arbitrations involving complex industrial projects. She is admitted to the Bar in Italy. Larisa has been recognized as Future Leader by Who’s Who Legal and is fluent in Russian, Italian, English and French.