Three Crowns partner Shaparak Saleh and associate Marie-Provence Brue have co-authored an article in the latest issue of Corporate Disputes Magazine, which is published quarterly by Financier Worldwide.

The article, titled “No limitation period for seeking exequatur of a foreign judgement in France”, addresses the decision of the French Cour de cassation dated 11 January 2023, which clarified the various limitation periods governing the enforcement of foreign judgements in France.

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Shaparak is a partner in the Paris office. She has acted as counsel in a large number of commercial arbitrations both ad hoc and institutional, including under the ICC, IEMA, LCIA, UNCITRAL, and VIAC rules. Her experience includes post-M&A disputes, and disputes in the construction, energy, aeronautics, space, telecommunications, food, chemicals, and pharmaceutical sectors, relating to projects in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.

Shaparak also has broad experience in pre- and post-arbitration litigation before the French courts, having represented clients in some 25 set-aside proceedings. She is recognised in Global Arbitration Review, Who’s Who Legal, and Décideurs.


Marie-Provence is an associate in the Paris office. She has experience in advising companies, private individuals, and States in commercial arbitrations in various sectors, including construction and shareholder disputes. She also has experience in annulment proceedings before the French courts.

Marie-Provence holds an LLM in International Law from the University of Cambridge, a Master 1 from Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, and an LLB from King’s College London. During her time at the Paris Bar School, she successfully completed the Advanced Programme in Investment Arbitration.

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