Chloe Baldwin helps clients navigate the complexities of international trade policy and international regulatory compliance issues as well as resolve international trade and investment disputes. She currently advises sovereign and non-sovereign clients in matters arising under the agreements of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and represents private sector clients in large, complex trade remedies litigation.
Prior to joining Steptoe, Chloe served for six years as a legal officer and senior legal officer in the Office of International Law within the Australian Attorney-General's Department, where she specialized in international trade and investment law. During that time, Chloe worked as a senior lawyer on disputes brought against Australia with respect to measures on tobacco plain packaging in an investor-state investment treaty arbitration and in disputes brought under the auspices of the WTO. Chloe also advised the Australian government on international trade and investment obligations across a range of sectors, including market access, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, technical barriers and general tariffs and trade-related disputes, and was a delegate in bilateral and multilateral free trade negotiations with respect to international investment law.
Most recently, she worked as a foreign associate for a major international law firm in New York City, where she represented sovereign states and state-owned entities in numerous investment treaty arbitrations conducted under the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) rules.
- New York
- Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory
- Not admitted in the District of Columbia. Practices as an international associate and is not engaged in the practice of law in the District of Columbia.
- LL.M., Australian National University, 2014, with merit, International Law
- Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, National College of Law, 2011
- Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland, 2010
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October 25, 2018