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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

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Arbitration 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Eric Teynier is "a great arbitrator" who has over 30 years of experience handling both  domestic and international arbitrations.


Eric Teynier is a partner at Teynier Pic, a leading dispute resolution boutique firm in Paris.

He regularly represents clients in commercial disputes in both institutional and ad hoc arbitration procedures. He also has broad experience in setting aside proceedings before French courts. His experience encompasses disputes in several fields including energy, aerospace, telecommunications, construction, mining and chemicals.

Eric Teynier is also widely renowned in the world of investment arbitration where he acts as counsel for both private investors and state entities. For instance, Eric Teynier was representing the Czech Republic in the Eastern Sugar case where the issue of invalidity of intra-EU BITs was raised for the first time in investment arbitration.

Since setting up the firm, Eric Teynier has been appointed more than 30 times as arbitrator in commercial and investment arbitration proceedings, both ad hoc and institutional (ICC, ICSID, CCJA, CRCICA). He is appointed by private investors as well as States.

He is co-editor of the regular feature on international investments and arbitration in the Paris Journal of International Arbitration. He has authored numerous publications on commercial and investment arbitration. He is regularly invited to speak at conferences in this area.

Prior to setting up the firm in 2004 with his co-founding partner, Pierre Pic, he headed the litigation and arbitration department at Ernst & Young, Paris. He started his career in 1988 at Bredin Prat, before moving to Shearman & Sterling.

He is a member of the Paris Bar.

He speaks French and English.

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WWL Ranking: Recommended
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