Fanny Sarnel


Fanny Sarnel is a French-qualified lawyer and Associate at Fietta LLP. The Legal 500 has recognised Fanny as “key lawyer” in public international law.

Fanny advises on a variety of public international law areas, including international investment law, law of the sea, maritime boundary delimitation, and human rights. She has wide-ranging experience in international disputes, including investment treaty arbitrations (under ICSID and UNCITRAL rules), commercial arbitrations (under ICC rules) and cases before the Iran-US Claims Tribunal. Fanny has also worked on investment treaty award annulment proceedings before the Paris Court of Appeal. Her advisory work includes recent advice on maritime boundary delimitation and law of the sea.

Fanny is active in our pro bono practice and has worked on pro bono projects involving issues of human rights, access to international human rights and criminal courts, and international investment and trade agreements.

Fanny holds an undergraduate degree in French Law and a Masters degree in European law from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan and Université Rennes 1. She also holds a Masters degree in International Economic Law from Sciences Po Law School, Paris and Columbia Law School, New York. Prior to joining Fietta LLP, Fanny spent time with the Investment Division of the OECD and provided research assistance in international law at Columbia University School of Law, New York.

Fanny’s full curriculum vitae is available here.