Ms. Bahar Charyyeva is a Counsel in the International Arbitration group of the U.S. law firm Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt and Mosle LLP. Her practice focuses on investor-state arbitration and international commercial arbitration proceedings under the auspices of various arbitral organizations including the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes and the International Chamber of Commerce. Previously, Ms. Charyyeva worked as an in-house counsel in the Turkmenistan branch of the Upstream Division of PETRONAS Caligari, a Malaysian multinational oil and gas company, from 2005 to 2011. There she focused on PSC/License-related issues, as well as the statutory, contractual, business and operational issues of the company in Turkmenistan, and was involved in negotiations on gas sales agreements. Ms. Charyyeva holds an LLM from Queen Mary University of London, UK (2010), and graduated from Turkmen State University, Faculty of Law and International Relations with the qualification of a lawyer (2001).