Profile submitted by Ana Stanic
Founder and director of E&A Law, Ana Stanic is an expert in energy, international and arbitration law. Ana advises states, energy companies and international institutions on straddling oil and gas reserves, concession agreements to construct large energy infrastructure, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and host government agreements to construct pipelines. Ana also advises on EU law, particularly in Energy, Environment and State Aid, and how it relates to international law. She regularly acts as counsel in investment treaty and commercial arbitrations including price review arbitrations. She has also appeared before the Court of Justice of the EU.
Solicitor Advocate with rights of audience in English Courts and Australia.
Legal counsel Slovenian Ministry of Economic Relations 1995; bank supervisor and legal counsel Central Bank of Slovenia 1996; solicitor, banking department Clifford Chance, London 1998-2000; qualified Australia 1998; UK 2000; senior solicitor, energy and arbitration departments Vinson & Elkins, London 2000-03; visiting fellow in international law British Institute of International and Comparative Law and Lauterpacht Centre for International Law 2003-04; senior solicitor, dispute resolution department Skadden Arps, London 2004-07; lecturer in law in international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration School of African and Oriental Studies, London 2007-12; visiting professor in international commercial and investment arbitration Centre for Energy and Mineral Law and Policy at University of Dundee, UK; principal E&A Law Limited 2007 to date.
Publications: ‘An Overview of EU Energy Law’, Legal Aspects of EU Energy Regulation (OUP), 2016; ‘EU Law: Deterring Energy Investments and a Source of Friction’, Austrian Yearbook of International Arbitration, 2015; ‘Does the EU nuclear safety directive risk fragmenting international standards’, World Nuclear News, November 2014; ‘Recent Developments in EU Oil and Gas Law’, International Comparative Legal Guide to: Oil & Gas Regulation 2014 Edition; ‘A Step towards EU Law on the Management of Radioactive Waste’,  29(1) Journal of Energy and Natural Resource Law 117’; Europeanising EU Energy Policy’,  (5) OGEL, October 2011; ‘EU Law on Nuclear Safety’,  28(1) JENRL 145; ‘Challenging Arbitrators and the Importance of Disclosure: Recent Cases and Reflections’,  16 Croatian Arbitration Yearbook 205, republished in TDM in November 2009; ‘Changes in the European Gas Market and Price Review Arbitrations’,  JERL 324; ‘The ICJ Awards Sovereignty over Four Caribbean Sea Islands to Honduras and Fixes a Single Maritime Boundary between Nicaragua and Honduras’,  11 (26) ASIL Insights (co-authored with Bekker P); ‘A Guide to International Rules for the Transportation of Oil and Gas: a Particular Look at the Caspian Region’, Oil and Gas Law of Kazakhstan, 2003.
University of New South Wales, Australia (1994 Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of Commerce (Banking and Finance)); Cambridge University (1997 LLM specialising in International Dispute Settlement, Private Commercial Litigation, EU Law, and Public International Law, First Class Honours). Languages – English; Slovene; Bosnian; Croatian; Serbian; Italian; basic French; basic Russian.