Koch Minerals Sarl and Koch Nitrogen International Sarl v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Counsel to Venezuela in an annulment proceeding in a dispute that arose out of the alleged expropriation of the interests of the investor in a nitrogen-based fertilizer producer company.
Manuel Garcia Armas, et al. v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Represented Venezuela in proceedings regarding an alleged Spanish investment in the food sector in Venezuela. We obtained one of the first orders for a funded claimant to post a security for costs. The Tribunal later dismissed the claims in their entirety.
Saint Patrick Properties Corporation v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Representing Venezuela in a dispute arising out of the alleged nationalization of companies that provided oil support services.
Luis Garcia Armas, et al. v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Represented Venezuela in proceedings regarding an alleged Spanish investment in the food sector in Venezuela. We obtained one of the first orders for a funded claimant to post a security for costs.
Co-Author, “From Theirs to Ours Goods Transmission in the Cuban Civil Code” in The Fulfillment of Obligations, coordinated by Leonardo B. Pérez Gallardo, PhD., 2015, Argentine Editorial RUBINZAL-CULZONI EDITORES, ISBN: 978-987-30-0549-7.
Co-Author, Cuban Civil Code Commentary, comments on Arts. 242 and 304., Vol. I, ISSN: 978-959-07-2225-7, Vol. III, ISSN: 978-959-07-2227-1, 2017.
Co-Author, ”Notes of the Loan Contract in Cuban Law”, no. 42, ISSN: 0864165X, 2013, Cuban Law Review.
Co-Author, “Notes on the Legal Term Condonation in the Cuban Civil Code of 1987” with Teresa Delgado Vergara PhD., 2013, Mexican Review, TLA MELAUA, ISNN: 1870-6916.
GST LLP Associate Kellie Portie is profiled in this UM Miami Law News article where she reflects on her academic and personal journey to becoming a rising star in the field of international arbitration. When asked about her work, Kellie proclaims “GST has been an incredible experience to learn of the practice from different perspectives and topics, and a place where I am able to be creative beyond the basic arguments.”
Kellie Portie, part of the University of Miami Law’s International Moot Court team which advanced to the semifinal rounds and won two Honorable Mention awards at Moot Madrid 2017, an international commercial arbitration competition that is conducted entirely in Spanish. Miami Law’s team also won an honorable mention for the claimant’s brief. …
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Memberships & Associations
President of the Research Assistant Board of the Civil Law Department, University of Havana (2010 – 2011)
University of Miami School of Law, J.D. / LL.M., (Hons)
University of Havana School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
Priscilla Jewett Schneller Scholarship, based on merits, University of Miami School of Law
Cuban American Bar Association/Law Alumni Association Scholarship, University of Miami School of Law
Miami Law Ambassador, University of Miami School of Law