3rd International Lawyers’ Photography Awards: Photo from Claire Morel de Westgaver lawyer at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in London

Photo from Claire Morel de Westgaver

Lawyer at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner


Thanks to Claire Morel de Westgaver, lawyer at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, for entering the above photo in our 3rd International Lawyers’ Photography Awards.  Claire’s photo was taken at Wissant, France.

If you are a lawyer and have a travel photo, I’d love to see it.   You could end up winning our top prize of a:

2 x night stay (+ dinner for 2 on one evening) in Vivenda Miranda – a luxury boutique cliff-top hotel in the Algarve, Portugal

The Winners of our 3rd Annual Lawyers’ Photography Competition will be announced at our General Counsel Summit in London hosted in the impressive Auditorium at the global law firm:

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

I look forward to seeing your travel snap.


About Claire Morel de Westgaver

Lawyer at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Claire Morel de Westgaver is a dual-qualified admitted to practice law in both England & Wales and the U.S. (New York).

Claire has acted as counsel in proceedings conducted under the rules of the LCIA, ICC, AAA/ICDR, SCC and UNCITRAL and involving the laws of England & Wales, New York, France, Sweden, Belgium, China, Qatar, Pakistan, Romania, Saint Lucia and Cyprus. In addition to her work as counsel, Claire sits as an arbitrator.  She has acted as an arbitrator in arbitrations conducted under the LCIA Rules.

She has particular experience of disputes relating to joint ventures, licenses, cross-border sale or service agreements, investments and human rights, as well as disputes comprising multiple sets of proceedings. Her practice covers industries such as IT, Media, IP, hospitality, commodities, sport, art, and defence.

Claire has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal as a “Future Leader in International Arbitration” for 2017 and 2018. Claire sits on the Steering Committee of YAWP (Young Arbitral Women Practitioners), of CEPANI 40 and of the Young Professionals group of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center (SVAMC-YP).

Before starting her career in private practice in 2007, Claire interned at arbitration institutions in Paris and London and worked as a university teaching assistant and certified mediator in Chicago (U.S.).

3rd International Lawyers’ Photography Awards

Theme:  Travel

Now open to all lawyers to enter a travel photo. 

Our competition closes on 30 September 2018

Please email your travel photo to:


Photo credit: Michael Friedman
Photo credit: Michael Friedman of Kobre & Kim in New York. Michael won 2nd prize in our 2nd International Lawyers’ Photography Awards


Luxury boutique cliff-top hotel in the Algarve, Portugal:

2 x night stay in Hotel Vivenda Miranda, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal



I’m excited about our two upcoming General Counsel Summits in London and Dublin.


More details are on this link – please click HERE.


More details are on this link – please click HERE.

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If you are thinking of moving jobs, particularly in London or Dublin and would like to have a confidential conversation, I would be delighted to hear from you.


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