Philippe Cavalieros is a partner in Simmons & Simmons's Paris office. He focuses his practice on international arbitration and acts as lead counsel representing clients in investor-state and commercial arbitrations under the ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, and other arbitration rules.
Mr. Cavalieros is also regularly appointed as an arbitrator, president of arbitral tribunal, and emergency arbitrator in international arbitrations conducted under various arbitration rules.
With his unique background, he has gained a 360-degree perspective on international arbitration and a better understanding of the expectations of the users.
Mr. Cavalieros is a lawyer admitted to the Paris Bar and holds a Master in International and European Law (1997) and a DESS in European Business Law (1998) awarded by the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas. He also holds an LL.M. (2000) awarded by the Trinity College of Dublin.
Mr. Cavalieros is a member of the following professional associations:
- The Panel of Arbitrators of the ICC French National Committee
- The Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
- The ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
- Former member of the ICC Task Force on the Revision of the 2012 ICC Rules of arbitration
- Co-chair of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR's Task Force on Decisions as to Costs
- Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
- Member of the Drafting Committee of the ICCA Protocols for Fair and Efficient Arbitration
- Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
- Member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law
- Honorary Member of the Corporate Counsel's International Arbitration Group (CCIAG)
In addition, Mr. Cavalieros is a Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the French National Rugby League (LNR).
- Paris, France
- Trinity College, Dublin, LLM, 2000
- University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, DESS in European Business Law, 1998
- University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Master in International and European Law, 1997
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