Marion Paris specialises in commercial arbitration and has acted as counsel, co-counsel, arbitrator or secretary to the tribunal in more than 30 arbitration proceedings, either ad hoc (in particular OHADA and UNCITRAL) or institutional (under the ICC, AFA, LCIA, ICSID and Swiss Rules), governed by a variety of substantive laws.
She has been involved in disputes relating to construction projects, international sales, natural resources, partnership agreements, telecommunications, intellectual property, and the transport and defence industries.
Marion has published and is regularly invited to speak and conduct workshops on international arbitration.
Passionate about art, she has been appointed to the pool of arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration for Art. She also sits on the Commission on Human Rights of the Geneva Bar Association, and coordinates the activities of its Business and Human Rights working group.
Before joining Peter & Kim, Marion practiced international arbitration at Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, an arbitration firm based in Geneva. Prior to that, Marion trained with the arbitration teams of magic circle firms in Paris. She also worked at the Secretariat of the ICC Court of arbitration as deputy counsel, and as a research and teaching assistant at the University of Geneva.
A French national, Marion is admitted to the Paris bar and registered with the Geneva bar. She holds an LL.M. in international arbitration and litigation from University College London, as well as a Maîtrise and Bachelor degree from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.
Marion is fluent in French and English and has reading knowledge of Spanish.