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Click here to enlarge.   Pierre BIENVENU IAI Member   
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Suite 2500, 1 Place Ville Marie
Montréal Quebec H3B 1R1
Tel: +1.514.847.4452
Fax: +1.514.286.5474

Languages   French (native); English (fluent)
Nationality   Canada
Bar Admission   Quebec - 1983
Education   London School of Economics and Political Science (LLM - 1983) ; Université de Montréal (LLL - 1981)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, sole arbitrator and member of the tribunal in international arbitrations, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the ICC and LCIA Rules
as Counsel  
Numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings,ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, LCIA, AAA and ICSID (mainly telecommunications, aeronautics, energy, international distribution and joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, construction and foreign investment); arbitration related proceedings before the courts of Quebec, the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada
Relating to  
Numerous papers and articles on international arbitration, including:

• "La Cour suprême du Canada a-t-elle changé de cap en matière d'arbitrage ?," commentaires sur l'arrêt Seidel v. Telus Communications Inc., 2011(3) Cahiers de l’arbitrage/Paris J. Int’l Arb. 799 (with M. Valasek)

"Compensation for Unlawful Expropriation, and Other Recent Manifestations of the Principle of Full Reparation in International Investment Law," in 50 Years of the New York Convention, ICCA Congress Series No. 14, at 231 (2009) (with M.J. Valasek)

• "The Recognition and Enforcement of Chinese Arbitral Awards Abroad," paper presented at the IBA and CIETAC Conference on International Arbitration and China: Recent Developments and Current Issues, Shanghai, China (Feb. 20, 2006)

• "Arbitral Advocacy," Co-chair of the 15th Annual International Commercial Arbitration Workshop of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, Dallas, Texas, USA (June 17, 2004)

• "The Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards – Recent Developments in International Commercial Dispute Resolution," paper presented at the 4th Annual International Commercial Arbitration Conference, Canadian Bar Association, Chateau Laurier, Ottawa (June 2004)

• "Recent Developments in International Commercial Arbitration in Canada," paper presented at the New York Convention Workshop, at the Annual Convention of the International Bar Association (Committee D), San Francisco, USA (Sept. 2003)

• "The Enforcement of Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses in International Contracts," Canadian Bar Rev. (Aug. 2003)

• "La pratique de l'arbitrage : Source cohérente de droit commercial international?," in The Evolution of Legal Systems, Bijuralism and International Trade 467 (L. Perret and A.F. Brisson eds., Wilson & Lafleur, 2003)

• "Arbitration and Company Law," Annual Convention, International Bar Association (Committee D), Amsterdam (Sept. 2000)

• "The Enforcement of International Arbitration Agreements and Referral Applications in the NAFTA Region," in Commercial Mediation and Arbitration in the NAFTA Countries 149 (L.M. Diaz & N.A. Oretskin eds., JurisNet LLC, 1999); also published in 59 Revue du Barreau du Québec 705 (1999)

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