Arbitration

Arbitration

Counsel to a Danish company in the automotive sector in an ICC post-acquisition dispute against a French tire constructor


Counsel to a Telecom company in the United Kingdom in an ICC arbitration against other members of a Joint venture for an internet portal


Counsel to a US venture capital company in an ICC arbitration against a European telecom company regarding the performance of an investment contract in start-up businesses


Counsel to an international group specialized in the trading and extraction of natural resources in the context of pre-arbitration proceedings (both commercial and investment arbitrations) against a mining entity in the DRC


Counsel to a European energy group in the pre-arbitration phase of a dispute relating to a production sharing agreement in Kazakhstan


Counsel to a European luxury group in an ICC arbitration in Paris governed by French law regarding the restructuring of its assets


Counsel to a European broadcast company in an ICC arbitration in Paris regarding the acquisition of a company in the Middle East


Counsel to a European luxury hotels group in an ICC arbitration against an agent in the Middle East


Counsel to a Portuguese distributor of cash machines (Portuguese Arbitration Center) in a dispute against the French manufacturer of the machines


Counsel to a consortium of construction companies in an ICC arbitration against the operator in relation to the overall construction costs of the Channel Tunnel


Counsel to a French construction company in an ICC arbitration in Zurich concerning the extension works of the Athens subway network


Counsel in two arbitration proceedings (ICC and ICSID) involving a Turkish company and a Jordanian company in relation to the construction of a hydroelectric dam


Counsel to a French industrial company in an ICC arbitration (seated in Paris – French law) against another French company and its US parent company in a post-acquisition environmental warranty claim in France


Representing a French company in an arbitration under the aegis of the Moroccan Chamber of Commerce against Moroccan and Spanish companies in a post-acquisition dispute


Counsel to a French bank in an UNCITRAL arbitration in Lisbon against a co-investor in a Portuguese bank in a dispute arising out of claims of mismanagement


Representing a Cypriot company in an arbitration under the auspices of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce relating to a dispute against a French company in the context of a partnership contract in the medical field


Securing a major global advertising group’s claims in an ICC arbitration relating to a share purchase agreement providing for the purchase of shares of a Middle Eastern group of companies


Counsel to commercial agents in an ICC arbitration against a French company for the payment of commissions relating to the award of contracts from the Russian helicopter military industry


Counsel to the support and procurement agency of an international organisation for the resolution of a dispute subject to ICC arbitration in relation to a public utilities contract for the provision of public services a military airfield in the Middle East


Counsel to a French company in an arbitration under the aegis of the Houston Chamber of Arbitration in a dispute against an American company in the context of an outsourcing contract executed in West Africa in the oil sector


Counsel to a major European military group in two ICC arbitrations (seated in Paris – French law) against another major European military group for the early termination of a JV partnership for the research, development and sale of a surface-to-air missile system


Counsel to a major European military contractor in an ICC arbitration (seated in Paris – French and Swiss law) against an Asian state in connection with the alleged breach of a military supply agreement


Counsel to a major French food retail group in two ICC consolidated arbitrations in São Paulo in a high-profile dispute with its Brazilian partner concerning the purchase of Brazil’s leading retail group


Counsel to a US company in an ICC arbitration against a Romanian public company in a public works dispute concerning the construction of a storage platform


Counsel to an Italian company in an ICC arbitration against a Romanian company in the field of railway engineering


Counsel to a Central African State in an ICC arbitration against a French public works company relating to the construction of a road


Counsel to a major French military contractor in an ICC arbitration (seat in Zurich – French and Turkish law) against a Middle Eastern state in a dispute arising from the premature termination of a major military procurement contract


Counsel to a US investment fund in an ICC arbitration under Moroccan law instituted by a consortium of banks in connection with a loan facility and project delays relating to the construction of a new hotel complex in North Africa


Counsel to Elf Neftegaz, a former subsidiary of one of France's leading oil & gas companies, in its successful defence against a US$22 billion UNCITRAL arbitration claim brought by a private entity and two regions of the Russian Federation claiming to be contracting parties to an oil exploration and production agreement in Russia dating from the early 1990s which never entered into force


Counsel to a French advertising company in an LCIA arbitration against a US advertising company in relation to a dispute regarding the unwinding of their joint participations


Counsel to the support and procurement agency of an international organisation for the resolution of a dispute subject to arbitration (PCA arbitration - seated in The Hague – UK law) against a UK company regarding the cancellation of a tender for the provision services to the navies


Co-representing a major French food & beverage manufacturer in a highly-publicized dispute with its joint-venture partner in China in a series of eight parallel SCC arbitrations governed by Chinese law and English law


Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration in Paris under French law in a dispute between an Italian company and an Algerian public entity in relation to the construction of a gas terminal


Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration in Casablanca under Moroccan law regarding the construction of a solar energy plant


Co-arbitrator in a VIAC (Vienna International Arbitration Center) tribunal in an international sales dispute between a French company and a Ukrainian company


Co-arbitrator in an AFA arbitration (seated in Paris – French law) between a German entity and two Belgian companies in a dispute concerning the denuclearisation costs of a French civil nuclear facility in the medical sector


Co-arbitrator in an AFA arbitration (Paris seat - French law) in a dispute between a French public entity and a Swiss group concerning the denuclearisation of a military installation


Co-arbitrator in an ad hoc arbitration in Paris between an American company and a French company in a dispute arising out of a representation agreement


Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration in Paris under Algerian law between an Italian engineering company and an Algerian energy company in a dispute arising out of the construction of an LPG pipeline


Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration in the context of a dispute between foreign investors and a West African State relating to a public service delegation contract


Co-arbitrator in a LCIA arbitration in London between a UK company and an Indian company concerning a commodity sales contract


Co-arbitrator in a CMAP tribunal in a construction dispute between a French company and a Qatari company


Co-arbitrator in a PCA-administered contractual arbitration between a French company and the Republic of Ethiopia concerning the supply of railway equipment


Co-arbitrator in an arbitration based on an EPC contract in the energy sector between two Moroccan companies governed by Moroccan law


Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration in Paris between an Italian company and a French company concerning an EPC contract in the geothermal energy sector


Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a Taiwanese company and a Swiss company concerning a representation agreement


Sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration in Paris between an Italian company and a South Korean company concerning the breach of an exclusive distribution agreement for recycling materials


Sole arbitrator in an arbitration under Swiss rules between a Belgian and a Swiss company concerning the construction of warehouses in the port of Lomé in Togo


Sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between two French companies regarding an electronic development software for mobile phones


Sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration relating to a sea shipping contract between a Swiss company and a Guinean company


Emergency arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a Swiss company and certain indirect shareholders from a West African State concerning protective measures relating to the execution of a share subscription contract


Chair of the tribunal in a CMAG arbitration in Yaoundé under OHADA law regarding a beverage distribution contract


Chair of a tribunal in an ICC arbitration in Paris under Lebanese law regarding a post-acquisition dispute among Lebanese entities


Chair of a tribunal in an ICC arbitration in Casablanca under Moroccan law regarding the management of a port terminal


Chair of the tribunal in an AFA arbitration between two French companies in a dispute concerning the breach of a sales contract


Chair of the tribunal in a French domestic arbitration relating to a franchise agreement in the field of telecommunications


Chair of an ad hoc tribunal seated in Geneva in a dispute between a football club and a Swiss agent concerning the transfer of one of the agent’s players


Chair of the tribunal in an ICC arbitration in Paris governed by French law between a French company and a Dutch company concerning costs incurred for the construction of sanitary facilities in Africa


Chair of the tribunal in an ad hoc arbitration (UNCITRAL Rules) relating to a dispute between an Egyptian company and a Lebanese public company in connection with a concession agreement


Chair of the tribunal in an ICC arbitration in Geneva governed by Iranian law between an Iranian national oil & gas company and a Swiss company concerning the delivery of gas


Chair of the tribunal in an IATA (International Air Transport Association) arbitration relating to a contract for airport activities


Chair of the tribunal in an ICC arbitration (seated in Paris – French law) between a Belgian company and an African State concerning a military procurement contract


Chair of the tribunal in an ICC arbitration between two French companies in the field of nuclear energy



Strategic advice

Strategic advice

Strategic advice to OuiCare, the leader of household services in France.


Counsel to a French real estate company for hotel and tourism projects in Portugal


Counsel to a French company for an investment project in a Caribbean State


Strategic advice to a European company in the distribution sector


Counsel to a French public institution in relation to a cultural, economic and real estate project


Counsel to an endowment fund for French heritage


Counsel to a bank on matters of public procurement and competition law


Counsel to a European company in the distribution sector on investment matters


Counsel to an urban mobility company in matters of public property sand public service concessions


Counsel to a European electricity distribution network in matters of public property and public service concessions


Counsel to European companies facing short-selling issues



Litigation

Litigation

Counsel to a major oil & gas company in the pre-arbitration phase of a dispute against the co-owners of an oil pipeline in Europe after the suspension of the use of the pipeline


Counsel in a proceeding before the French Commission for the Compensation of Victims of Spoliation Resulting from the Anti-Semitic Legislation in Force during the Occupation


Counsel to a real estate federation in a proceeding before the French Conseil d’Etat against a government decree, including a question prioritaire de constitutionnalité before the French Constitutional Court


Counsel to a French international construction group in a dispute related to the construction of a High Quality Environmental standard (HQE) building


Counsel to a European Defense Group in the context of various judicial proceedings in French and abroad


Counsel to a major Brazilian Food & Beverage company in a dispute against its French competitor


Counsel to a French distributor in the textile sector in a dispute against its agent in the Middle East


Counsel to a French distributor in the textile sector in a dispute against a French bank


Counsel to a Japanese bank in a dispute against a French company in the art sector


Counsel to a Swiss bank in a dispute against an African bank with respect to credit notes


Counsel to a construction company in legal proceedings before a French court against oil groups and a Central African State in connection to the enforcement of a guarantee


Counsel to an engineering and construction contractor specializing in oil rigs in Asia in the pre-arbitration phase of a dispute concerning the scope of works and delays relating to the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of offshore drilling and production facilities in Iran


Counsel to an international audiovisual group in a litigation before the first instance courts of Nanterre against a businessman from a West African State



State debt

State debt

Advising a foreign State on securing the payment of a historic debt against a European state


Advising a French public company on the framework of the mechanism for suspending the debt of certain States in connection with the Covid-19 epidemic



Mediation and settlements

Mediation and Settlements

Counsel to a French construction group in a mediation concerning the construction of a stadium with a capacity of more than 80,000 seats


Co-mediator in a mediation between a European construction company and an event management company


Counsel to one of the parties in a settlement aiming to avoid litigating a high-stake inheritance dispute


Counsel to a real estate company in a mediation with its supplier


Counsel to NATO in a transaction with its suppliers for the fuel needs of the naval forces


Counsel to a tech company in the context of the settlement of a dispute relating to an electronic chip procurement contract


Counsel to a European luxury group in the context of a settlement regarding the restructuring of its assets


Counsel to a European luxury hotel group in the context of a settlement with respect to the management of a resort


Counsel to a French media company in the context of a mediation regarding its commercial lease


Counsel to a Swiss company in the negotiation of a settlement with a State in the Arabian Peninsula


Advising an individual negotiating with a public institution of his home State the amicable settlement of their dispute


Counsel to a French construction company in the mediation of a dispute concerning soil pollution under the football stadium Stade de France in Paris



Recognition, exequatur and enforcement

Recognition, exequatur and enforcement

Legal opinion on the means of seizing assets belonging to a foreign sovereign fund in order to satisfy an ICC award rendered against a North African State


Legal opinion on the possibility of seizing assets belonging to a West African State following the exequatur in France of an ICC award


Counsel to an Iraqi National in relation to the enforcement in France of a judgment rendered by a jurisdiction in an Arabic State


Counsel to an Asian State in the context of the exequatur in France of an arbitral award rendered against a Singapore company relating to a defence contract


Counsel to a European company in the luxury sector in defending a claim for the annulment of an arbitral award


Counsel to a European defence group in defending a claim for the annulment of an arbitral award


Counsel to Euromissile in defending several claims for the annulment of arbitral awards


Counsel to a Japanese Bank against a German company in the context of the annulment proceedings of an arbitral award


Counsel to an Asian group against a Finnish company in the context of the annulment proceeding of an arbitral award


Defended the Abela group against several claims aiming to set aside arbitral awards it had previously secured


Counsel to a European construction company in an annulment proceeding of an arbitral award


Counsel to a US company specialized in the drilling sector in the annulment proceeding of an arbitral award


Counsel to a South American State in the context of the annulment proceeding of an award which had allowed a bi-national investor to avail itself of the provisions of a bilateral investment treaty


Counsel to a Sub-Saharan African State in a proceeding before the Paris Court of Appeal to set aside an arbitral award rendered in favour of an investor



Sanctions, embargoes and asset freeze

Sanctions, embargoes and asset freeze

Guiding a foreign company through the process of lifting the asset freeze of an entity before the French General Direction of Treasury


Counsel to a French company on the risk of exposure to sanctions in the event of performance of contractual commitments


Counsel to a French cosmetic group regarding its business relations with a foreign State under sanctions


Counsel to a foreign public bank regarding the performance of a current account agreement with a French banking institution


Counsel to a French transport company assessing the possibility of terminating a contract with a South American State on the basis of US sanctions against that State


Counsel to the Government of a South American State on the consequences of the purchase of a power plant by a US company from a European operator


Counsel to a foreign government regarding the impact of sanctions on its oil industry


Counsel to a French banking group in the context of legal proceedings before the French courts regarding the impact of foreign sanctions on the performance of a contract


Advising a businessman on the process of securing an authorization to thaw frozen assets belonging to a foreign public entity before the French and Swiss public authorities