Jean-François LE GAL


Jean-François specialises in international arbitration and multi-jurisdictional proceedings, frequently with a link to Africa and the Middle East. He is qualified as a Barrister (England & Wales), an Avocat au Barreau de Paris and a Registered Legal Practitioner with full rights of audience before the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (DIFC Courts) (Dubai). He acts as counsel/advocate in international arbitration proceedings in English and/or French. He also sits as an arbitrator and has acted as Chairman of an Arbitral Tribunal, Sole Arbitrator and Co-Arbitrator. He is registered on the List of Arbitrators of ICC France, the LCIA, the DIFC-LCIA, DIAC, CRCICA and ADCCAC. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of the IAI, the ICCA and the Comité Français de l'Arbitrage.

He also has experience in handling cases before the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (DIFC Courts) and has appeared before the Dubai World Tribunal. He lectures on Arbitration at the Paris Bar School, Comparative & International Dispute Resolution at Paris II Panthéon-Assas University, and Comparative Contract Law at Paris-Dauphine International University (London campus). He is fluent in English and French, and has a good working knowledge of Spanish.

He has been referred to as “a bright and upcoming partner with potential to be an impressive rain-maker” in Legal 500 Europe Middle East Africa (“EMEA”) - International Arbitration, and noted for “inspiring client confidence and mastering every aspect of [my] cases” in Legal 500 Paris - International Arbitration. He has also been described as an "outstanding" lawyer "making a name for himself on both sides of the Channel", noted for "building up a solid reputation on each side of the Channel, especially for the handling of disputes involving the Middle East & North Africa region", in previous editions.

Jean-François LE GAL

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