Firm Profile > Teynier Pic > Paris , France

Teynier Pic
75008 PARIS

Dispute resolution: International arbitration Tier 4

Dispute resolution boutique Teynier Pic houses an experienced team of 13 lawyers, including recent addition Shaparak Saleh, who joined as a partner from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, where she was counsel. The team, which combines strong arbitration and litigation expertise, recently handled a high number of award enforcement cases before the French courts. It is representing Zakhem in proceedings over the annulment of a €50m ICC award obtained against Sonatrach, as well as Japan Tobacco International in proceedings with British American Tobacco to set aside a €22m ICC award. The firm is also handling commercial and investment arbitration cases, including matters dealing with telecoms and industrial projects in Africa. Orange and Cameroon are clients. Partners are also regularly appointed as arbitrators. Eric Teynier, Pierre Pic, Laurence Kiffer and Raphaël Kaminsky are recommended.

The firm: Founded in 2004, by two former Shearman & Sterling and EY lawyers, and based on the model of a boutique firm, Teynier Pic is a French law firm dedicated to international dispute resolution (international arbitration, commercial litigation and ADR).

Teynier Pic is an independent law firm, which allows its lawyers to devise the best solution in collaboration with clients in each and every situation while avoiding conflicts of interest.

Teynier Pic is an international law firm, as reflected in the diversity of qualifications, professional experiences, and personal and professional backgrounds of its lawyers. The international field is the firm’s daily workplace.

The firm has a human scale. Teynier Pic consists of four partners, one counsel, six associates, four interns, and an administrative team based in Paris. The size of the firm makes it nimble, highly responsive and flexible in catering to clients’ needs. Team spirit and collegiality are the firm’s hallmarks.

In 2016, Teynier Pic formed a strategic alliance with Griffin Litigation PLLC, an international arbitration and enforcement boutique based in London and New York.

In 2017, Raphael Kaminsky joined the firm as its fourth partner.

In 2018, Shaparak Saleh joined the firme as its fifth Partner.

In 2019, Anne-Sophie Tonin has been promoted as Counsel.

Areas of practice: Teynier Pic’s clients are both domestic and international organisations, and corporations as well as states and investors.

Built over almost 30 years, with a consistent track-record of 14 years, the wealth of experience, and the stellar reputation of its partners have earner Teynier Pic its place as one of the best practices on the Parisian market. To this day, the firm’s lawyers have acted as legal counsel or arbitrator in more than 300 cases involving more than 50 countries.

Teynier Pic has a wealth of experience in both commercial and investment arbitration. These proceedings have taken place in all major arbitration centres.

The firm’s partners are also regularly appointed as arbitrators in commercial and investment international arbitration proceedings.

Teynier Pic is also an expert in arbitration-related litigation whether upstream or downstream of an arbitration proceeding or even concomitantly with it.

Teynier Pic, along with Griffin Litigation PLLC, also handles enforcement actions which requires both a local expertise and an informal international network of specialised lawyers.

Teynier Pic has developed a very strong practice in the field of commercial litigation, including shareholders and post-M&A litigation, as well as insurance-related, and product liability litigation

Finally, Teynier Pic has notable experience as counsel to parties in mediation or mediators.

The firm’s dispute resolution practice is transverse in nature. A review of the cases handled over the last 12 years enables the firm to identify various fields of activity where it has more significant experience, namely aviation and aerospace, construction, corporate, energy and natural resources, investment, telecommunications and defence.

Department Name Email Telephone
International arbitration Eric Teynier
Commercial litigation Eric Teynier
International arbitration Pierre Pic
Commercial litigation Pierre Pic
Industrial risk Pierre Pic
Enforcement Pierre Pic
International arbitration Laurence Kiffer
Enforcement Laurence Kiffer
ADR Laurence Kiffer
Industrial risk Laurence Kiffer
International arbitration Raphael Kaminsky
Commercial litigation Raphael Kaminsky
ADR Raphael Kaminsky
Enforcement Raphael Kaminsky
International arbitration Shaparak Saleh
Enforcement Shaparak Saleh
Commercial litigation Shaparak Saleh
International arbitration Anne-Sophie Tonin
Industrial risk Anne-Sophie Tonin
Commercial litigation Anne-Sophie Tonin
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Raphael Kaminsky  photo Mr Raphael Kaminsky
Ms Laurence Kiffer  photo Ms Laurence Kiffer
Mr Pierre Pic photo Mr Pierre Pic
Ms Shaparak Saleh  photo Ms Shaparak Saleh
Mr Eric Teynier  photo Mr Eric Teynier
Ms Anne-Sophie Tonin  photo Ms Anne-Sophie Tonin
Number of lawyers : 14
The Teynier Pic-Griffin Litigation Strategic Alliance
Other offices : London ( strategic alliance with Griffin Litigation PLLC
Other offices : New York (strategic alliance with Griffin Litigation PLLC