Aceris Law’s France Arbitration Lawyers Desk is a dedicated team of lawyers at Aceris Law, a specialised international arbitration law firm, which accompanies clients involved in arbitrations concerning France, i.e., where French law applies, a contract is executed in France, the dispute is brought by or against a party in France, or the French State or a French State entity is involved.
Aceris Law’s Harvard, Oxford and Sorbonne trained lawyers are admitted to bars of Western Europe, Eastern Europe and North America and have significant prior experience dealing with commercial, construction and investment treaty arbitrations under the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, SCC, SIAC, ICDR, VIAC and other arbitration rules, many of which have concerned France and neighbouring States. We have permanent access to offices in Paris, Lyon and Marseilles and are always available to clients, regardless of their location, through videoconference.
Our France Arbitration Lawyers Desk has access to all French jurisprudence and doctrine, while speaking French and English, which are languages commonly used in disputes concerning France. William Kirtley , the founder of Aceris Law is American and French national, admitted at the New York Bar and Washington Bar and a former member of Paris Bar, with fifteen years of experience in the field of international arbitration. He has served as counsel in dozens of disputes under French law. Dr. Marie-Camille Pitton is an internationally educated French arbitration special counsel at Aceris Law, registered as an attorney in New York and registered at the Versailles Bar with over a decade of experience in international arbitration. Zuzana Vysudilova of Aceris Law is Slovak, registered at the Paris Bar and speaks English, French, Czech and Slovak fluently.
We have significant prior experience with arbitrations involving France. For example, Aceris Law’s France Arbitration Lawyers Desk represented a client from Singapore in an ICC arbitration under French law. Our lawyers also represented a client in another ICC dispute between a French biotechnology company and a US company. Aceris Law also acted as co-counsel in a commercial ICC arbitration for a Pakistani client and a major French company in CICA arbitration regarding the construction of a luxury housing project in Romania. Moreover, our lawyers provided representation in an ICC commercial arbitration over a joint-venture for the construction of a gas turbine between French, Swedish and British companies. We have also represented French companies considering investment arbitrations in many regions of the world. Also, we have provided assistance with the annulment of arbitration awards before French courts as well as the enforcement of an award in the United States for a French client. Finally, our lawyers have significant expertise in ADR and mediation procedures before the ICC.
By having a dedicated team for arbitrations concerning France, Aceris Law ensures that the arbitrations involving France are handled efficiently and cost-effectively, making the best use of our arbitration lawyers’ know-how as well as linguistic and cultural skills.
To learn more about Aceris’ France Arbitration Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.