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Click here to enlarge.   Laurence FRANC-MENGET IAI Young Practitioner   
Herbert Smith Freehills Paris LLP
66 avenue Marceau
75008 Paris
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Languages   French (native); English (fluent)
Nationality   France
Bar Admission   Paris - 2002
Education   Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Doctor in Law - 2002; DEA in Private International Law - 1997); Columbia University Law School (Visiting Scholar - 1998-1999)
Lecturer (Contract Law) - Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (1999-2000); Lecturer (Introduction to Law) - Université Paris XII (1997); Lecturer (Private International Law) - Université Paris V (1998)
as Arbitrator  
Secretary to an international arbitral tribunal under ICC Rules
as Counsel  
Domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID and AFA (mostly investment, construction, distribution and joint ventures disputes); arbitration-related proceedings before French courts
Relating to  
• "La notion d'émanation d'Etat en droit des investissements vue par les juges français," note following CA Paris, 29 Nov. 2016, 2017(2) Rev. arb. 500

• "Retour au 'statu quo ante' : Assouplissement des conditions de renonciation à l'immunité d'éxéction des Etats concernant tous ses actifs y compris diplomatiques," note following CA Paris 13 May 2015, 2015(3) Cahiers de l’arbitrage/Paris J. Int’l Arb. 505

• "Vers un durcissement des conditions de renonciation à l'immunité d'exécution des Etats étrangers en droit français ?," note following Cass. civ. 1ère, 28 March 2013, 2013(4) Rev. arb. 989

• "France: A New Haven for Anti-suit Injunctions," Kluwer blog, May 17, 2010

• "La qualification d'une entité d'émanation d'Etat : une solution rarement retenue par la Cour de cassation," note following the Feb. 6, 2007 decision of Cass. 1e civ., 2007(3) Rev. arb. 483

• "L'éloge de l'Article 17 de l'Arbitration Act : La sanction du défaut volontaire de désignation de son arbitre par une des parties," Note following the Sept. 8, 2005 decision of the Paris Court of Appeal, 2005(4) Rev. arb. 1022

• "Contractual Modifications of Judicial Review of Arbitral Awards: The French Position," 10(2) Am. Rev. Int'l Arb. 215 (1999)

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