“Flore is a very dynamic and multi-skilled lawyer”
“She has excellent communication skills and perfect knowledge of arbitration”
“She is the most dynamic young arbitration practitioner in Paris”
Flore Poloni has 12 years’ experience representing international companies in mediation and arbitration proceedings. She is particularly recognised for her expertise in the defense, chemicals and automotive sectors.
Prior to joining Signature Litigation, Flore was Counsel in August Debouzy’s international arbitration practice in Paris.
She regularly acts in shareholder or post-acquisition disputes and more generally in the scope of the termination of agreements related to changes in economic (e.g. force majeure allegations) or legal (in particular, sanctions) circumstances. She has also recently assisted several companies in disputes resulting from the termination of agreements related to major IT projects.
Flore has a very pragmatic approach to arbitration as she has spent 18 months on secondment with a client’s litigation and claim management team in the defence sector and is a business graduate on top of her law degree (ESCP Europe with an exchange programme at IIM Lucknow in India).
She has solid experience in the enforcement of arbitral awards in France including seizing assets.
Flore is a very active member of the arbitration community ; she co-founded Paris Very Young Arbitration Practitioners in 2012. She is presently one of the co-chairs of the LCIA-YIAG (Young International Arbitration Group of the London Court of International Arbitration).
She has also taught at the Paris Bar School and at various universities and schools (Paris X, Paris XII and ESCP Europe).
She was admitted to the Paris bar in 2008.
A French national, Flore works in French and English.