Marike Paulsson

Marike Paulsson is a Senior Consultant at ASG, where she draws on her extensive experience in public international law, international arbitration, and cross-border litigation to advise clients on resolution of investment and commercial disputes through commercial diplomacy.

Ms. Paulsson also serves as the Director of the University of Miami School of Law’s International Arbitration Institute and is a leading expert on the 1958 U.N. Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York Convention).

Earlier in her career, Ms. Paulsson served as Counsel at Hanotiau & van den Berg in Brussels, and held Associate Counsel positions at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy in Amsterdam.  She currently serves as Vice President for North America at the Global Legal Institute for Peace at the University of Sao Paulo, council member of the Mauritius Arbitration and Mediation Center, and a member of the Judiciary Committee of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration.

Ms. Paulsson graduated from Leiden University School of Law, holds an L.L.M in International Law from the University of Miami School of Law, and has a diploma from Sciences Po, Paris, where she studied political science.  She speaks five languages and is a member and past member of the Dutch, Bahraini, and Belgian bar associations.