Olivier Stephan is an associate in the Litigation/Controversy Department, and is a member of the International Arbitration Practice Group.

Experience

  • Representing a US mining consortium in an arbitration against an African company and its US parent company relating to shipping rights allegedly transferred to the former by a West African State.
  • Representing a European pharmaceutical company in an ICC arbitration against a Japanese pharmaceutical company relating to the payment of royalties under a license agreement after the relevant patents expired. Seated in London, subject to US, EU and Japanese law.
  • Representing a South-East Asian state-owned oil and gas company in an ICC arbitration against another South-East Asian oil and gas company relating to taxation and abandonment obligations arising from a Production Sharing Contract.
  • Representing a South-East Asian state-owned oil and gas company in an UNCITRAL arbitration against an international consortium relating to the status and value of an off-shore hydrocarbon field in the South China Sea. Seated in Singapore, subject to Vietnamese law. The arbitration was settled on terms favorable to our client.

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Credentials

  • Education

    • Master, Economic Law, specializing in International Arbitration and International Business Law, Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) Law School, 2015

    • Bachelor, International Relations and Politics, Freie Universität Berlin, 2012

    • Bachelor, Law, Economics and Politics, Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), 2011

  • Admissions

    • Paris

  • Languages

    • French

    • English

    • German

    • Spanish

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