Coralie Darrigade is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s international arbitration practice. She represents companies, states and state-owned entities in investor-state and commercial arbitrations.
She has 20 years of experience advising on numerous international arbitration matters. Her experience includes arbitrations under the Rules of the ICC, the SCC and ICSID, as well as in ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Rules, with a strong focus on construction, energy, business combination and general commercial disputes across a broad range of industries. Many of the matters on which Coralie has worked have a African, European or Latin American nexus.
Coralie is distinguished in leading directories, which note that she “elicits praise as ‘a great name’ in the market. Her practice is geared towards representing public and private sector clients in investor-state and commercial arbitrations”. She is also recognized as a “leading individual” in The Legal 500: EMEA’s Algeria: foreign firms chapter (2019.)
She is a member of the ICC task force on emergency arbitrator proceedings; the International Arbitration Institute (IAI); and the LCIA.
Coralie holds an LLM from the University of Minnesota, and a DEA from Panthéon Sorbonne University (Paris I). She joined Shearman & Sterling in 2000 and was promoted to counsel in 2010. She was elected to partnership in 2014.She is a French national, and is qualified to practise in Paris. She speaks English and French.