Mr Raphael Kaminsky > Teynier Pic > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Teynier Pic
2 RUE LORD BYRON
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

 

Position

Partner

Career

Raphael Kaminsky specialises in commercial litigation, international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution (ADR).  He has extensive experience of both complex domestic and international litigation.
Raphael Kaminsky has developed a specific practice in the field of international private law in areas such as obtaining evidence and serving judicial and extra-judicial acts abroad (Hague Conventions and Blocking Statutes).  He also regularly represents clients in both domestic and international arbitration, in both institutional (mainly ICC and ICSID) and ad hoc arbitration procedures.  In addition, Raphael Kaminsky represents clients in numerous institutional and ad hoc mediations and conciliations.
After completing a dual-degree in French and Anglo-American law at the University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense School of Law, Raphael Kaminsky obtained a post-graduate degree in American Legal Studies from Golden Gate University School of Law and a post-graduate degree in International Private Law and International Trade Law from the University of Paris I – Pantheon Sorbonne School of Law.
Raphael Kaminsky teaches Anglo-American Business Law at the University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense School of Law and International Commercial Litigation at the University of Paris – I Pantheon Sorbonne School of Law.
Before joining Teynier Pic as a partner in January 2017, Raphael Kaminsky practiced for ten years at Latham & Watkins in Paris and was a partner at the International arbitration boutique Lazareff Le Bars.
Raphael Kaminsky is a member of the New York and Paris bars.

Languages

French, English, Spanish

Memberships

Member, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Member, International Bar Association (IBA)
Member, Comité Français de l’Arbitrage (CFA and CFA-40)
Anglo-American Business Law at the University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense School of Law.
International Commercial Litigation at the University of Paris – I Pantheon Sorbonne School of Law.
International Arbitration at the Ecole de droit of SciencePo Law.
International Arbitration at the HEDAC Haute Ecole des Avocats Conseils.

Education

Dual-degree in French and Anglo-American law (2000),University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense School of Law.
LL.M. in American Legal Studies (2001),Golden Gate University School of Law.
Post-graduate degree in International Private Law and International Trade Law. (2002),University of Paris I – Pantheon Sorbonne School of Law.

Lawyer Rankings

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.