Rayan Keyrouz is an associate in the International Arbitration practice.
His experience includes international arbitrations conducted under the ICC, CRCICA and ICSID Rules. His focus has been on construction and oil & gas disputes.
International arbitrations on which Rayan Keyrouz has worked include the representation of:
- Two international construction contractors, Respondents in an ICC arbitration in London initiated by a Middle Eastern State-owned company. The dispute concerns the development of a world-class medical facility in the Middle East. The law of the Claimant’s State applies. Over $3.7 billion is at stake.
- An international joint venture, Claimant in an ICC arbitration against a Middle Eastern State-owned company. The dispute arises from a contract for the design & build of a major infrastructure project in the Middle East. Approximately $600 million is at stake. The law of the Respondent’s State applies.
- Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Respondent in an ICC arbitration in Paris initiated by Spanish Egyptian Gas Company S.A.E. (SEGAS). The dispute arose from a tolling agreement. English law applied. In a precedent-setting award on the English law of assignment, the ICC Tribunal dismissed all claims against EGAS.
- A Middle Eastern State-owned gas company, Respondent in two CRCICA arbitrations brought by a European energy company. The dispute arose from a gas supply agreement. Egyptian law applied.
- A Middle Eastern company in an ICC arbitration in Doha against a Middle Eastern energy company. The dispute arose from a gas supply agreement. Qatari law applied.
- The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Respondent in an ICSID arbitration initiated by Ortiz Construcciones y Proyectos S.A. (ICSID Case No. ARB/17/1). The dispute relates to housing and public infrastructure projects. The claims are brought under the Algeria-Spain bilateral investment treaty.
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas
LL.M. in Business Law of Arab Countries
Master 2 in Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth
- Admitted in Beirut, not admitted in Paris