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Arabella di Iorio

Road Town, British Virgin Islands Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution
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Dispute Resolution - British Virgin Islands

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Arabella di Iorio is consistently hailed as one of the BVI's leading disputes lawyers. She has a wide-ranging practice, with notable experience in shareholder disputes and white-collar fraud cases in addition to unfair prejudice proceedings and trust disputes.
"Arabella is very hands-on and has a great eye and memory for detail. She is an excellent advocate who is very comfortable leading, and great at distilling complex points into simple and compelling submissions." "She is not only an exceptional lawyer and strong advocate but a real team player, providing invaluable strategic input on the matter as well as being very client-facing."
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Practice Areas

Dispute Resolution, Arbitration and Mediation, Trusts and Probate, Restructuring and Insolvency


Arabella di Iorio is the principal at Agon Litigation. She began her career at the English Chancery Bar, before working for Linklaters in London, and Appleby in Bermuda. Prior to co-founding Agon Litigation, she headed the BVI litigation and trusts practices at Maples and Calder for 11 years, for 6 of which she was also the managing partner of their BVI office.

Arabella has helped clients resolve complex offshore disputes for over 20 years and frequently acts as an expert witness on BVI law. She has maintained a diverse international commercial litigation practice which includes trusts and probate disputes, shareholder and joint venture disputes, restructuring and insolvency. Arabella possesses considerable arbitration experience and has presided over several international and domestic disputes governed by various arbitration rules. She has extensive advocacy experience, appearing at all levels of the Territory's Courts and the Privy Council. She is fluent in Italian.

Professional Memberships


Chair, Financial Services Appeal Board BVI

President, BVI Chapter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 2016-2019

President, BVI Bar Association 2013 - 2015

Arbitrator, BVIIAC Arbitrator Panel

Committee Member, BVIIAC Arbitration Group

Committee Member, Insolvency Committee (BVI)

Arabella di Iorio

Agon Litigation

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2nd Floor, Ritter House

Road Town


British Virgin Islands

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