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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Coralie Darrigade

Tel:
Work +33 1 53 89 70 00
Email:
Web:
www.shearman.com/
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Work Department

International Arbitration

Position

Partner in Shearman & Sterling's International Arbitration practice

Career

Coralie has represented companies, States and State-owned entities in numerous investor-State and commercial arbitrations, under the Rules of the ICC, SCC, ICSID as well as in ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Rules, with a strong focus on construction, energy, business combination and general commercial disputes across a broad range of industries.

Coralie lectures on International Arbitration at the University of Montpellier and has lectured at the Ecole de Formation professionnelle des Barreaux de la Cour d’Appel de Paris (EFB) as well as at Sciences Po Law School.

Languages

French, English and Spanish

Member

  • Member, ICC Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings
  • Member, International Arbitration Institute (IAI)
  • Member, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)

Education

  • University of Minnesota, LL.M.
  • Panthéon-Sorbonne University (Paris I), D.E.A.


Algeria

Foreign firms

Within: Leading individuals

Coralie Darrigade - Shearman & Sterling LLP

Within: Foreign firms

Shearman & Sterling LLP’s expertise includes international arbitration, M&A, public international law and project finance, and its clients are typically drawn from the energy and natural resources, construction, infrastructure and telecoms industries. Emmanuel Gaillard, Yas Banifatemi and Coralie Darrigade have been acting for the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria in an arbitration initiated by EIIC and Société des Parcs d’Alger related to a contract for the development of a park project. Another highlight has been advising Sonatrach in an ICC arbitration initiated by Saipem, concerning an agreement for the construction of an oil and gas facility in North Africa. Maude Lebois and Benjamin Siino are also recommended.

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France

Dispute resolution: International arbitration

Within: Dispute resolution: International arbitration

Shearman & Sterling LLP¬†was recently instructed to act in a series of investment and commercial arbitrations for both new and long-established clients, including states and French and international corporations. The 50-lawyer practice remains highly active in high-profile oil and gas, construction and energy matters in relation with North Africa. It is also increasingly visible in cases involving Sub-Saharan Africa, notably on concession issues, and is representing Eastern European states in several matters. Finally, the practice is also dealing with disputes involving the European renewables market and is advising on several matters involving Chinese and Asian parties. Recent highlights include representing Egypt in two long‚Äźterm investment arbitrations relating to gas supply agreements dealing with the export of Egyptian gas to Israel, and Sonatrach in an ICC arbitration brought by Saipem regarding the construction of gas liquefaction facilities. The firm also successfully acted for Croatia in an ICSID arbitration with an Austrian party regarding a food products enterprise, and Lithuania in an ICSID arbitration initiated by Veolia Environnement relating to district heating and power generation. Algeria, Ukraine and Areva are clients. The practice is headed at the global level by the very highly regarded¬†Emmanuel Gaillard.¬†Yas Banifatemi¬†is global head of the firm‚Äôs public international law practice.¬†Coralie Darrigade, Maude Lebois, Mohamed Shelbaya¬†and Jennifer Younan¬†are all up-and-coming members of the team. The Paris hub recently welcomed Jeremy Sharpe from the London office, while newly promoted partner¬†Daniel Reich¬†joined the New York office. Counsel¬†Benjamin Siino¬†also deserves a mention for his expertise in award enforcement procedures.

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