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De Gaulle Fleurance
9 rue Boissy d’Anglas
75008 Paris
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Languages   French (native); English (fluent); Spanish, Hebrew (working knowledge); Portuguese (knowledge)
Nationality   France, Israel
Bar Admission   Paris - 2007
New York - 2008
Israel - 2016
Education   University of California, Berkeley (LLM - 2007); Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Master 2, Litigation, Arbitration and ADR - 2006; Research Master (“DEA”), Private International Law and International Trade - 2003; Maîtrise - 2002); Université René Descartes (Master 2, International Business Law - 2004)
as Arbitrator  
Sole arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings under the DIAC Rules; Administrative secretary in numerous arbitral proceedings under the Rules of the ICC
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, LCIA, DIFC-LCIA, DIAC and ICSID (agribusiness, aviation, construction, defense, energy, infrastructure, IP/IT, logistics, mergers and acquisitions, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, shareholders’ disputes, satellites/space and transportation matters); arbitration-related proceedings before French, Israeli, Swiss and UAE courts
Relating to  
• "Multiparty Multicontract arbitration, a French perspective" (forthcoming in ICC Bulletin)

• "Case note on Cour de Cassation, 9 February 2022" (forthcoming in ASA Bulletin)

• "L’obligation de contribuer au paiement de la provision pour frais de l’arbitrage et l’accès à la justice (arbitrale ou étatique)," Note following CA Paris, 23 June 2020, 2020(4) Rev. arb. 1102

• "Rappel de quelques principes et tentative (infructueuse) d’élargissement du recours en annulation fondé sur le grief d’incompétence de l’arbitre," Note following CA Paris, 1 Dec. 2020, 2021(2) Rev. arb. 503

• "Jurisdiction over Non-signatories, the Irreconcilable Approaches of French and English Courts, Case Note on: (i) English Court of Appeal Decision of 20 January 2020 and (ii) Paris Court of Appeal Decision of 23 June 2020," 2020(4) ASA Bull. 145

• "La détermination sommaire des demandes ou défenses manifestement infondées," 2019(2) Rev. arb. 363

• "Third-party Funding: Shapshots From Around the Globe: France," 7 Global Arb. Rev. 1 (2012) (with P. Dunham)

• "L'infra petita dans les sentences rendues en France en matière d'arbitrage international," 2010(4) Rev. arb. 783 (2010) (with X. Nyssen)

• "Case Notes on Third-Party Funding: France," 3(1) Global Arb. Rev. 36 (2008) (with P. Dunham)
with France  
Member (Israel), ICC International Court of Arbitration; Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR

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