PARIS and NEW YORK CITY, NY—Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is pleased to announce that Sébastien Bonnard has joined the firm’s Paris office as a partner in the International Arbitration practice. He brings with him counsel Sabrina Touchard and associate Eleni Jacovides.
An experienced attorney, Sébastien has served as counsel for private and public operators, and as arbitrator in numerous arbitration proceedings, both institutional – including ICC, ICSID, ADCCAC, LCIA, LMAA – and ad hoc. He also represents his clients in arbitration-related disputes in court, including annulment and enforcement of awards. Sébastien’s practice extends to litigation of commercial disputes, liability and industrial risk and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.
Sébastien and his team are particularly active in disputes relating to construction, mining, oil & gas, telecommunication, joint ventures, defense, transport and distribution agreements in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. He also has significant experience in the negotiation and monitoring of construction contracts, including FIDIC contracts, and the settlement of disputes in relation thereto via adjudication or other forms of ADR.
Sébastien joins from Brown Rudnick, where he was managing partner of the firm’s Paris office.