“she is a brilliant, very smart, very strategic and thoughtful lawyer.”
Sylvia is a brilliant international lawyer with an outstanding strategic sense and exceptional power of persuasion."
She is extremely dynamic, direct and quite forceful. I like her very much and am glad she's on my side and not the opposition's."
… has a particularly strong practice in investment treaty cases involving Latin American and African parties.”
… is an expert in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations and comes highly regarded as “one of the very best” in her field. … “She is excellent on investment law cases,” and …“the most thorough lawyer around”.
She is absolutely brilliant - efficient and such a good advocate. She's just incredible."
Kluwer, 2010 Commentary on the ICSID Convention (Concise International Arbitration )