Emmanuel Jacomy is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s international arbitration practice, based in Beijing and Singapore.
Emmanuel has extensive experience advising and representing companies, state-owned entities and governments in international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations under all major arbitration rules (including ICSID, ICC, LCIA, SCC, HKIAC, SIAC and UNCITRAL), with focus on investment, oil and gas, energy and mining disputes, as well as disputes with an Asian and African nexus. He also acts as an arbitrator.
He is an adjunct professor at the University of International Business and Economics (Beijing) and a visiting lecturer at Tsinghua University (Beijing), where he teaches international commercial and investment arbitration.
In addition to his arbitration practice, Emmanuel also represents clients in litigation before national courts and international criminal courts. He currently represents victims of the Khmer Rouge regime before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC).
Peers have described Emmanuel as “one of the brightest arbitration practitioners” of his generation. Clients also praise him for being “quick on his feet” and for “work[ing] around the clock”.
Emmanuel Jacomy holds a master’s degree (DEA) in international economic law from Panthéon-Sorbonne University (Paris I) and a Master of Sciences degree in management from the HEC School of Management. A French national, he is a native French speaker and is fluent in English and Mandarin. He is qualified to practise in France, the UK and Cambodia.
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