Christophe Guibert de Bruet is an associate at Lalive. He specialises in international arbitration, including investment treaty and commercial arbitration, with particular experience in disputes relating to large construction and infrastructure projects and disputes in the telecommunications and information technology sectors. He has acted as counsel in numerous international arbitration proceedings, both administered (under the rules of ICSID and the ICC) and ad hoc (including UNCITRAL), governed by various procedural and substantive laws, including US, English, Swiss, French and Qatari. He has also assisted clients in international trade and white-collar crime matters, involving anti-dumping and countervailing duties, export controls, US Office of Foreign Asset Control regulations, and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Before joining Lalive, Mr Guibert de Bruet practised international arbitration at King & Spalding in Paris (2009-2012) and Dewey & LeBoeuf in Paris and Washington, DC (2005-2009). During that time, he also passed the Paris bar examination. Mr Guibert de Bruet holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia (2005) and a BA from the University of Michigan (1998). Since 2014, he has acted as course mentor for UNITAR’s course on introduction to investment arbitration, teaching the modules on awards, enforcement and annulment.
Prior to his legal studies Mr Guibert de Bruet co-founded and operated a software company specialising in factory controls and embedded control systems. He speaks English and French and has a working knowledge of Spanish.
WWL says: Christophe Guibert de Bruet "has that rare combination of intellect, thoughtfulness, dedication, quiet confidence and poise under pressure that I know will make him a great leader in this field in the years to come".
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