APOSTOLOVA Kate Hristova

Legal Skills Programme

  • Hague Academy of International Law, Certificate in Public International Law, 2010
  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), Juris Doctorate, May 2010, International Peace Scholar, Certificate in International Law
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Singapore, Singapore International Arbitration and Public International Law Associate, January 2015 - Present

Assistant Editor, World Arbitration & Mediation Review Member, Young ICSID; Young SIAC
Email Address:
Office Tel: (65) 8183-0632 
Office Fax: (65) 6779-0979 
Office Address

Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
Research Interests

International Arbitration
Public International Law
International Litigation

Subjects Taught

Legal Analysis, Research & Communication

Brief Biodata

Kate has extensive experience representing States and private entities in international commercial and treaty arbitrations, international litigations and multi-jurisdictional investigations. She has particular experience on issues involving foreign investment protection, complex derivatives disputes, construction, energy, law of the sea, technology, the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. She has been involved in cases before the US courts, ICTY, ECHR, ITLOS, and all major arbitral institutions. Kate has also undertaken sovereign advisory work in public international law matters.

Kate has a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Berkeley Journal of International Law. She is admitted to practice in New York and before the US Supreme Court.

Representative Publications

1. Kate Apostolova, Lexi Menish, China and International Investment Law, Asian Journal of International Law, forthcoming 2016

2. Ekaterina Apostolova, Arbitration and the Supreme Court: Ain't No Mountain High Enough?, Global Arbitration Review, July 2013

3. Ekaterina Apostolova, Benjamin Jones, CompuCredit: Pro-Arbitration Policy Continued, Mealey's International Arbitration Report, February 2012

4. Ekaterina Apostolova, The Relationship between the Alien Tort Statute and the Torture Victim Protection Act, Berkeley Journal of International Law, 28.2, 2010

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