ARIANE VINCENT advises governments and private stakeholders on all aspects of international trade law. She has significant experience at the panel, appellate, and compliance stages of WTO dispute settlement, including in landmark aircraft subsidy disputes. Ariane also advises more generally on the application of international trade agreements to resolve cross-border trade issues. Her practice also covers international treaty negotiations, trade policy, and regulatory matters.
Recently, Ariane has also engaged extensively with issues at the intersection between international trade and sustainability, including in relation to the negotiation of a new WTO agreement on fisheries subsidies, and fossil fuel subsidies.
Prior to joining Sidley, Ariane worked with Geneva-based organizations focused on trade, environment, and sustainability. She has also held positions advising on law and policy related to land management, resource development, treaty rights, and environmental assessment processes, for provincial and territorial governments in Canada.
While completing her Master in International Law at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, Ariane advised on fisheries subsidies negotiations through the TradeLab International Economic Law Clinic and competed in the regional and final rounds of the John H. Jackson Moot Court on WTO law. She holds dual Civil Law and Common Law degrees from McGill University.