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Emmanuel Jacomy is a partner in the International Arbitration practice, based in Beijing and Singapore.

Emmanuel has extensive experience advising and representing companies, State-owned entities and governments in international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations under all major arbitration rules (including ICSID, ICC, HKIAC, LCIA, SIAC and UNCITRAL), with focus on investment, oil & gas, energy and mining disputes, as well as disputes having a Chinese and African nexus. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) and a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing. He also acts as an arbitrator.

Emmanuel was appointed to the Expert Advisory Committee of the International Institute for Dispute Settlement Prevention (IIDPS), jointly established by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT). He speaks English, French and Mandarin Chinese.


French, English, Mandarin Chinese



Solicitor, England and Wales

Phnom Penh


Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master (D.E.A.) of International Economic Law (Hons.)

HEC Paris, Master of Science Management (First Class Hons.)

Lawyer Rankings

Asia Pacific: Regional International Arbitration > Leading firms

Shearman & Sterling’s international arbitration practice counts energy, infrastructure and telecoms disputes among its areas of specialism. China disputes experts Nils Eliasson in Hong Kong and Emmanuel Jacomy (who splits his time between Singapore and Beijing), and Singapore-based Daryl Chew are the key names to note.

Singapore > International arbitration

Shearman & Sterling LLP‘s ‘global approach‘ to international arbitration sees it handle a range of disputes including those relating to power, oil and gas, cross-border investment and large infrastructure projects.  Emmanuel Jacomy splits his time between Singapore and Beijing and is particularly active in China-related matters as well as, increasingly, those relating to Pakistan and African jurisdictions. Daryl Chew and Shaun Pereira departed to Three Crowns LLP in February 2o22.

China > Dispute resolution: Arbitration: foreign firms

(Leading individuals)

Emmanuel JacomyShearman & Sterling LLP

With a strong footing in the energy, construction, private equity, telecoms and technology sectors, Shearman & Sterling LLP stands out for its experience in complex commercial disputes and investment treaty arbitration. The practice is also characterised by its involvement in matters with high-profile clients, including its recent representation of the PRC in ICSID arbitration. Splitting his time between Beijing and Singapore, Emmanuel Jacomy leads the practice, often acting for clients in high-stakes international disputes. In Hong Kong, dual-qualified counsel Edward Taylor is another key figure, regarded for his work in commercial and investment treaty disputes. In April 2022 Nils Eliasson departed the firm.