Delphine Nougayrède, lecturer in law, is an attorney qualified to practice both French and English law, with 20 years of experience practicing cross-border transactions from bases in Paris, Moscow, Tbilisi, Brussels, and now New York. From 2006 to 2013, Nougayrède was the head of DLA Piper's Russia & CIS corporate and M&A practices and was involved in a number of high-level energy and infrastructure transactions and disputes. In addition to her practice she conducts research in private international law, legal systems of emerging and transitional countries, legal ethics, and global financial transparency. Nougayrède has also taught legal ethics and comparative corporate law at Moscow State University.
She is admitted to the Paris bar as an avocat, and is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.
Nougayrède earned a doctorate degree in law from the University of Paris V, a post-graduate certificate in law from the University of London, and her bachelor’s and master’s degree of law at the University of Paris II.