Yasmin Mohammad is the Head of International Arbitration and head of the Paris office at Vannin Capital, a market leader in legal financing. Her experience in the arbitration funding market is unrivalled and spans across single case funding, award monetisation, enforcement funding and a range of different bespoke portfolio arrangements. She is considered one of the industry’s pioneers and though leaders on legal finance. Yasmin regularly speaks at industry conferences and contributes to leading publications and journals. She is the co-author of the forthcoming book, Third Party Funding in International Arbitration: Law and Practice, to be published by Oxford University Press in 2021. Yasmin is a founding member and the President of the Board of Paris Arbitration Week ("PAW"), a one-week conference and platform that showcases the thoughts of the world’s leading practitioners, law firms, administrative bodies and thinkers in international arbitration. Yasmin has overseen PAW’s growth into one of the key events in the international arbitration calendar. She has been recognised by the leading market directories including the Who’s Who Thought Leaders for Third Party Funding, Leaders’ League and by Law Dragon. Recently, she was recognized by Who’s Who International Arbitration ranking as a Global Leader for 2021 after a number of years being recognised in the Who’s Who Future Leader category dedicated to "shine[ing] the spotlight on the pre-eminent lawyers aged 45 […] considered to be the future leaders of the arbitration profession". Her work is enriched by her deep and long experience in private practice within the world’s pre-eminent international arbitration practice at Freshfield Bruckhaus Deringer. She spent almost a decade at Freshfields, working in Paris before helping to establish the arbitration group in Dubai. At Freshfields, Yasmin represented private, institutional and sovereign clients in a variety of sectors under various rules including the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICSID, PCA, SCC and CEPANI. She also regularly opined on questions regarding conflict of laws, conflict of jurisdiction and sovereign immunity issues. She was educated at Paris I University Sorbonne (Master 1 of international law and Master 2 of private international law) and NYU Law School (LLM International Legal Studies). Yasmin is admitted to the New York bar.