Chloé Vialard is an associate in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration practice. Her experience includes international arbitration conducted under the Rules of the ICC, with a focus on African matters, as well as arbitration-related proceedings before French courts.
Prior to joining our team as an associate, Chloé Vialard interned in the international arbitration groups of various international law firms and companies in Paris, Brussels and Geneva.
- An African energy company as Respondent in an ICC arbitration in Geneva brought by a European energy company and its African subsidiary. The dispute arises from a contract for the construction of gas liquefaction facilities. Over EUR 2.6 billion is at stake. The law of the Respondent's State applies.
- A North African company as Respondent in an ICC arbitration in Geneva initiated by an Iberian contractor. The dispute related to a major infrastructure project in North Africa. The law of the Respondent’s State applied.
- The African subsidiary of a European energy company in an ICC arbitration in Paris against an African State. The dispute related to local tax claims.
- A European construction company in proceedings before French courts to set aside a partial award rendered by an ICC Arbitral Tribunal on the grounds of lack of independence and impartiality on the part of the Chairman of the Arbitral Tribunal.
University of Leicester
LL.B. (Hons), Double degree in English Law and French Law
University of Strasbourg
Masters in Business Law, Double degree in English Law and French Law
University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Masters in Arbitration and International Commercial Law
- Steering Committee, Paris Very Young Arbitration Practitioners (PVYAP)
- Steering Committee, Young Arbitrators’ Match (YAM)
- Member, ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF)
- Member, LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
- Member, Young Singapore international Arbitration Center (YSIAC)
- Member, HK45
- Member, Association Droit et Procédure
Publications and Speaking Engagements
- Research Assistant, New York Convention Guide Project (www.newyorkconvention1958.org)
- Lecturer (Arbitration), Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Magistère de Juriste d’Affaires – DJCE
- The Arbitration Paradox: moralizing parties’ power to choose arbitrators, Versailles International Arbitration & Business Law Review No. 2, at 19 (2011)