Benjamin Siino is a partner in the International Arbitration and Public International Law practices.
His experience includes international ad hoc arbitrations, including under UNCITRAL Rules, and institutional arbitrations under the Rules of the ICC and ICSID, with a strong focus on energy, investment and general commercial arbitrations, as well as arbitrations related to Africa.
Benjamin Siino also acts as counsel in litigation proceedings before French courts, with a focus on proceedings to seek the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgments.
Benjamin is featured in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration – Future Leaders 2020. The publication, which is based upon an independent survey of general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide, profiles the foremost practitioners in the global arbitration community aged 45 and under. It notes that Benjamin “‘has great advocacy skills’, compliment respondents who consider him ‘one of the best French experts in enforcement of arbitral awards’”.
Before joining Shearman & Sterling, Benjamin practiced as an associate in the Dispute Resolution team of a French law firm, focusing on general commercial litigation and arbitration-related matters. He also worked as an Analyst consultant for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and for the French Ministry of Defence.
Recent or pending arbitrations and litigations on which Benjamin Siino has worked include the representation of:
Recent or pending post-award proceedings on which Benjamin Siino has worked include:
D.E.A. in Public International Law (hons)
Maîtrise in Public International Law (hons)