Mohamed​​​​ Bouzagou Ouali



Mohamed Bouzagou Ouali is an associate at Wordstone Dispute Resolution, specializing in both investor-State and commercial arbitration. He advises sovereign States and corporations, and he also serves as a tribunal secretary.

Mohamed has experience acting in arbitration proceedings under major arbitral rules including ICSID, UNCITRAL, PCA and ICC across a broad range of industries, such as the energy, construction, technology and life sciences sectors.

Prior to joining Wordstone, Mohamed worked for an arbitrator member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and several top law firms in Paris, Frankfurt, Vienna, Geneva, Madrid, London, Brussels and Barcelona.

Mohamed is actively engaged in the arbitration community, currently serving as a Board member of the Esade Alumni Arbitration Chapter. He is the co-author of the chapter on arbitration agreements in the “Memento Arbitrage 2020-2021” published by Francis Lefebvre.


Harvard Law School, LL.M., 2023

Esade Business & Law School, Master in International Business Law, 2020

Esade Business & Law School, Bachelor in Law and Global Governance, 2019





Spanish, Catalan, English, French and Arabic


  • Algerian trade cut off with Spain: Spanish companies with interests in Algeria should take measures to manage their risks – Lexology Blog (June 2022)
  • Memento Arbitraje 2020-2021 – Francis Lefebvre (June 2020)

Rankings & Recognitions

·      “la Caixa” Fellowship, Issued by “la Caixa: Foundation (May 2021)

·      Esade Professional Council Excellence Award (2019)

·      Esade Talent Scholarships (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018)

·      Esade Merit Honours (2014)

Awards & Associations

·      Esade Alumni Arbitration Club

·      Spanish and Ibero-American Arbitration Club (CEIA) & CEIA-40