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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 is the co-chair of the IBA Rules and Guidelines Arbitration Committee and of the IBA Taskforce on Privilege in International Arbitration. He is also a member of 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.)

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Singapore > International arbitration

The Shearman & Sterling LLP practice is ‘very experienced and client-oriented’ and is complimented for being ‘at the top of its game, in a very competitive international commercial arbitration landscape’. The firm represents clients in commercial and investment treaty disputes under leading arbitration rules and a range of national laws. Sector expertise includes energy, construction, mining, telecoms and technology. Emmanuel Jacomy is qualified in France, England and Wales, and Phnom Penh, and provides substantial expertise in international arbitration and litigation. He leads the team that was boosted by the 2022 arrival from Jones Day of Matthew Skinner, who is recommended as ‘very astute culturally and easy to work with’.

China > Dispute resolution: Arbitration: foreign firms

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