Shaparak Saleh will speak at a panel on the topic “French Courts as ISDS Lawmakers” hosted by Laborde Law as part of Paris Arbitration Week 2024

Panellists will discuss questions related to the development of ISDS case law, trends and annulment rate, case law on jurisdictional issues and issues of public policy, as well as provide a review of landmark cases.

Shaparak will speak alongside Luca de Maria (PMG Avocats) and Raphaël Kaminsky (Teynier Pic) on the panel, which will be moderated by Gustavo Laborde (Laborde Law).

The event will take place in-person, or online via zoom, on Wednesday 20 March from 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm at the Hôtel Plaza Athénée.

To find out more and to register, click here.


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.

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