Aceris Law’s Paris 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 Paris, i.e., where French law applies, a contract is executed in France, the dispute is brought by or against a party in France, the French State or a French State entity is involved, or the seat of arbitration is Paris.
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 had their seat in Paris. We have offices in Paris and are always available to clients, regardless of their location, by videoconference.
Our Paris Arbitration Lawyers Desk has access to all French jurisprudence and doctrine, while speaking French and English fluently. William Kirtley, the principal 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. She was previously Counsel at the ICC in Paris with a specific focus on cases related to France and Africa. 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 Paris. For example, Aceris Law’s Paris Arbitration Lawyers Desk successfully represented a client from Singapore in an ICC arbitration under French law that was settled in our client’s favour. Our lawyers also represented a client in another ICC dispute between a French biotechnology company and a US company, which also ended on favourable terms for our client. Aceris Law also acted as co-counsel in a commercial ICC arbitration for a Pakistani client and a major French company in an 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 concerning the annulment of arbitration awards before French courts as well as the enforcement of arbitration awards. We have also assisted other law firms with French jurisprudence, serving as co-counsel for arbitrations with their seat in Paris for disputes in the financial and engineering industries. Finally, our lawyers have significant expertise in ADR and mediation procedures before the ICC.
By having a dedicated team of lawyers for arbitrations with their seat in Paris, Aceris Law ensures that arbitrations in Paris 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’ Paris Arbitration Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.