Coralie Darrigade is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration Group. She has represented companies, States and State-owned entities in numerous investor-State and commercial arbitrations, under the Rules of the ICC, SCC, ICSID as well as in ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Rules, with a strong focus on energy, business combination and general commercial disputes.
Recent or pending arbitrations in which Coralie Darrigade has appeared as counsel include the representation of:
- A European company in the renewable energy sector and its subsidiaries as Claimants in a multi-contract ICC arbitration in Paris against a European contractor and its French subsidiary. The dispute relates to alleged defects in the equipment delivered by the Respondents. French law applies.
- A North African energy company as Respondent in an ICC arbitration in Paris initiated by a European construction contractor. The dispute arises from an agreement for the construction of an oil & gas production facility in North Africa. The law of the North African Respondent's State applies. Over USD 1 billion is at stake.
- EDF International as Respondent in an ICC arbitration in Zurich initiated by a company fully-owned by the German Land of Baden-Württemberg. The dispute arose from the acquisition by the Land of EDF’s stake in an energy company based in the Land of Baden-Württemberg and raised complex issues of EU law. German law applied.