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Bredin Prat
75007 PARIS
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International Arbitration


Raëd Fathallah, Partner, is a member of the firm’s International Arbitration team. He acts as counsel in large-scale and complex investment and commercial arbitrations, in which he represents corporations, sovereign States and State entities.

Raëd Fathallah is also an accomplished arbitrator. He has served in more than 50 cases under the ICSID, ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, DIAC and CRCICA Rules, including as chairperson and sole arbitrator in more than half of those cases. He is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and a member of the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators and Conciliators.

Whether as counsel or as arbitrator, he has been involved in more than 120 proceedings, both ad hoc or under the major Rules (including ICC, ICSID, LCIA, UNCITRAL, DIAC, BCDR, CRCICA and OHADA). He offers a harmonious blend of civil law, common law and Islamic law experience, spanning all continents, with a particular focus on the mining, oil and gas, and construction sectors.


Prior to joining Bredin Prat, he practised in New York, Montreal and Lebanon.


Arabic, French, English


Admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1997 and the Paris Bar in 2007, Raëd is qualified as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2005.


He is a graduate of the University of Ottawa (L.L.L, 1994) and the New York University School of Law (M.C.J., 1996). He also obtained a Doctorate in Law (D.Phil, 2007) from the University of Oxford, Lincoln College, where his research principally focused on investment treaty arbitration.