REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
(MOST RECENT FIRST, AND EXCL. AS MEDIATOR)

As Arbitrator and Secretary to Arbitral Tribunals

  • Acted as Co-Arbitrator in a M&A dispute between two Middle Eastern companies in the energy industry (LCIA, English law, DIFC).
  • Acted as Sole Arbitrator in a procurement dispute between a North African company and its Asian supplier in the energy industry (ICC, French law, Paris).
  • Acted as Sole Arbitrator in a sale dispute between a Singaporean company and an American company in connection with the procurement of commodities from Latin America (ICC, English law, Paris).
  • Acted as Sole Arbitrator in a payment dispute between two UAE construction companies (DIAC, UAE law, Dubai).
  • Acted as Secretary to an arbitral tribunal in a joint venture dispute in the real estate industry, between an American company and its Brazilian affiliate as claimants, and several Brazilian parties as respondents (ICC, Brazilian law, Miami).

As Counsel in International Arbitration

  • As an independent practitioner, acted as counsel for a group of minority shareholders in a potential dispute arising from the breach of a share purchase agreement in connection with an oil and gas project in East Africa (LCIA, English law, London).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel in a dispute in connection with the attempted purchase of an African telecom company (LCIA, English law, London).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel in a potential investment dispute with potential related commercial proceedings (ICSID/LCIA).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel in a post-acquisition dispute involving leading Middle Eastern and European telecommunications groups (ICC, English law, Singapore).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for a leading satellite operator in a potential dispute against another leading satellite operator (ICC, English law, Paris).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for the BVI affiliate of an East African energy company against a Swiss energy company in connection with a potential dispute arising from a wind farm project in East Africa (Swiss Chambers of Commerce, English law, Zurich).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for the Saudi affiliate of an Asian construction company against its Middle Eastern subcontractor in a dispute arising from the construction of a large energy research centre in the Middle East (ICC, Saudi law, Riyadh).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for the BVI affiliate of an Asian State entity in connection with a potential USD 100 million dispute against a DRC company in the mining industry (ICC, DRC law, Geneva).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for the European parent of an East African company in a potential dispute with another East African company in the field of information and communications technology (ICC, Kenyan law, Paris).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for a Spanish construction company against an International Organisation in disputes arising from three FIDIC-based contracts in connection with the construction of a large experimental energy facility (Ad hoc, French law, France).
  • As an independent practitioner, acted as counsel for a Lebanese company in a potential dispute in the start-up industry arising out of a shareholder agreement (Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Cayman Islands law, Beirut).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for an Asian construction company against its Middle Eastern subcontractor in a potential dispute in excess of USD 100 million arising from the construction of a large energy research centre in the Middle East (ICC, Saudi law, Saudi Arabia).
  • As an independent practitioner, acted as counsel for a Cayman Islands company against a Lebanese company in a potential dispute in the start-up industry arising out of a shareholder agreement (Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Lebanese law, Beirut).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for an Asian State in two related long-running disputes for USD 1 billion against four French defence companies, each arising from a military procurement contract and the payment of illicit commissions (ICC, French law, Paris).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for a European State against a European investor in a potential dispute relating to electricity distribution arising under a BIT and the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for an English company and its Kazakh subsidiary against a listed South Korean company and its English subsidiary in a dispute in excess of USD 100 million arising out of an oil and gas project in Kazakhstan (ICC, Kazakh law, Paris).
  • As an independent practitioner, acted as counsel for a Middle Eastern company against another Middle Eastern company and its shareholders in a dispute arising out of an acquisition that had not completed (ICC, Lebanese law, Beirut).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for an English company against an Israeli company in a dispute arising out of a non-exclusive agency agreement in the field of information and communications technology (ICC, English law, London).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for an Asian State against a French defence company in a dispute arising from military procurement contracts and the payment of illicit commissions (ICC, French law, Paris).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for a French company against an Indian company in a post-acquisition dispute in excess of USD 100 million in the pharmaceutical industry (ICC, French law, Paris).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for a French public investment firm against the Dutch subsidiary of a Middle Eastern private equity firm in a post-acquisition dispute in excess of USD 100 million (DIS, German law, Munich).
  • As a trainee solicitor at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, acted as part of the counsel team to a Spanish company against a major airline organisation (ICC, English law, London).
  • As a trainee solicitor at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, acted as part of the counsel team to an American company against a Swiss company in a dispute arising under a framework agreement for the development and launch of an innovative personal mobile technology device (ICC, German law, London).

As Counsel in International Litigation

  • As an independent practitioner, acted as counsel in connection with a potential real estate dispute (French law).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel in connection with interlocutory proceedings before the French courts in relation to the enforcement of an award.
  • As an independent practitioner, acted as counsel for a Lebanese company in a potential dispute in the start-up industry arising out of a services agreement (Lebanese law, Lebanese courts).
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel in connection with annulment proceedings brought before the Saudi courts in respect of an ICC final award.
  • As an associate at Dechert (Paris) LLP, acted as counsel for a BVI investment firm, its partners and a related individual in proceedings before the Paris Court of Appeal and French Cour de cassation challenging a sanctions decision of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (“AMF”, the French financial regulatory authority).