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Mr Eric Teynier
International Arbitration / Commercial litigation
Co-founder and senior partner of Teynier Pic, Eric Teynier is a recognized expert in international arbitration (both commercial and investment arbitration), as well as in commercial litigation.
Before founding this company, he practiced in some of the most highly reputed law firms on the Paris marketplace. His experience of domestic and international litigation and arbitration has seen him represent the interests of clients both in the French courts (Tribunaux de Grande Instance (district courts), Tribunaux de Commerce (commercial courts) and Cours d’Appel (appeal courts)) and in major international arbitration proceedings, whether in permanent institutional bodies (ICC, ICSID, AAA, AFA and OHADA) or in ad hoc tribunals (in particular in application of the UNCITRAL arbitration rules).
The main domains handled personally by Mr. Teynier are general business law and international law, in particular investment issues. Eric Teynier is also regularly appointed to the role of arbitrator, or chair of the arbitration tribunal, in institutional arbitration proceedings (ICC, CRCICA and the CCJA attached to OHADA).
Lecturer in international arbitration law at Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense University (Master 2 in Business Litigation) since 2003
Member, International Arbitration Institute (IAI)
Member, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Member, Comité Français de l’Arbitrage (CFA)
Member, Association Suisse d’Arbitrage (ASA)
Member, Branche française de l’Association de Droit International (ILA)
Bar admission (CAPA), Paris, 1980
Diplôme d’études approfondies (DEA – Master of advanced studies) in labour law, Paris X University, 1979
Master in private law, Paris X University, 1978
France > Dispute resolution: International arbitration
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.