2022-05-13

Arbitration

The firm acts in commercial arbitration (domestic and international) as well as in investment arbitration. We represent our clients in all industry sectors in ad hoc or institutional proceedings (ICC, LCIA, ICSID, CMAP, CCJA, etc.)

Our lawyers also appear before State courts (juge d’appui and courts of appeals) in all arbitration-related proceedings: appointment or challenge of arbitrators, annulment proceedings, exequatur and enforcement of awards, liability of arbitrations players.

The firm’s partners also regularly sit as arbitrators.

Our lawyers are recognized among the leaders in this field: 

  • Alexandre Reynaud is ranked as a “Next Generation Partner” by Legal 500 since 2021
  • Legal 500 2022: “Alexandre Reynaud [is a] remarkable specialist in the field of international arbitration. [He]distinguish[es][himself] by his personal involvement, thoroughness and responsiveness”
  • Alexandre Reynaud is identified as a “Rising Star” by Euromoney Expert Guide since 2018
  • Alexandre Reynaud is identified as “Excellent” in International Arbitration by the Décideurs Litigation & Arbitration 2022 ranking

Our partners’ recent experience in international arbitration includes:

  • counsel to a French aerospace group in three arbitrations relating to a license agreement (amount in dispute: €75 million, French and New York law, ad hoc proceedings in Paris and ICC New York, English language);
  • counsel to a Central African state-owned oil company in an arbitration against an oil broker concerning the termination of a contract for the supply of oil products (amount in dispute: $134 million, French law, LCIA London, French language);
  • counsel to a French aerospace group against a US high-tech company in a dispute relating to the supply of aeronautical equipment (amount in dispute: $100 million, Swiss law, ICC Geneva, English language);
  • counsel to a Central African state-owned oil company in an arbitration against a French oil company regarding the recovery of oil costs (amount in dispute: $43 million, French law, ICC Paris, French language).