Alma M. Mozetič is a litigation associate based in London. Her practice focuses on international treaty and commercial arbitration, public international law and international litigation. Ms. Mozetič also represents clients in sensitive white collar matters and cross-border investigations. Having previously worked in New York, she often handles English-law aspects of large U.S. litigations and investigations. Ms. Mozetič is recommended by The Legal 500 UK (2022), where clients praise her as “very efficient and responsive.”
Ms. Mozetič has represented clients across a broad range of industries, including energy, pharmaceutical, healthcare, technology, media and telecommunications, private investment, finance, aviation, manufacturing, retail, automobile and insurance. Ms. Mozetič also advises investment firms and asset managers in evaluating investments in international claims or arbitration awards.
Ms. Mozetič is also an active member of the International Bar Association, and serves on the ESG Subcommittee of its Arbitration Committee.
Prior to joining Debevoise in 2019, Ms. Mozetič worked at a large international firm in New York and London, where she represented clients in civil disputes before federal and state courts and white collar matters.
Ms. Mozetič regularly publishes on topical international law and white collar-related issues, including most recently: “The Pandemic Curfew Problem,” Global Arbitration Review (2021); “Renewable Energy Investments – International Protections to Mitigate Risks,” American Investment Council Newsletter (2021) and Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (2021); “Paris Court Again Explores Post-Award Impact of International Sanctions (DNO Yemen v. Yemen),” LexisPSL (2021); “Harmonising Cultural Differences in International Arbitration: The Role of Parties’ Reasonable Expectations and Counsel’s Ethical Rules,” Stockholm Arbitration Yearbook (2020); “U.K. and U.S. Sign Landmark Cross-Border Data Sharing Agreement,” Compliance & Enforcement (2019); and in the FCPA Update (2019-2020).
Ms. Mozetič received an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, where she studied on the Dickson Poon Scholarship for Excellence; a B.C.L. with Distinction from Oxford University (St John’s College), where she studied on the Daniel Slifkin Scholarship and was joint recipient of the Clifford Chance Prize for Best Performance in Principles of Civil Procedure; and a first class LL.B. degree from University College London, where she graduated top of the year with 11 prizes and scholarships.
Ms. Mozetič is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales and member of the Bar of the State of New York. Qualified also as a solicitor-advocate, Ms. Mozetič has rights of audience (civil) before courts of England & Wales, and is also admitted to appear before the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Ms. Mozetič is a native speaker of Slovene, also speaks Italian, Croatian, Serbian and Bosnian, and has a working knowledge of French.