Hervé Le Lay

Hervé Le Lay
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Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders - Partners

A French lawyer, Hervé Le Lay is a partner in Brown Rudnick's litigation and arbitration department. He is based in the Paris office. His focus is on international disputes.

He acts as counsel or arbitrator in arbitration proceedings and before state courts. Also, he often assists clients at a pre-litigation stage, including in mediations or conciliations.

Assisting private entities or states, Hervé Le Lay has particularly gained experience in disputes relating to construction, mining, energy, infrastructures, construction, telecoms, financing, insurance-reinsurance, media, international distribution and sales, joint ventures and shareholders agreements.

He also has a vast experience in sport-related arbitration (disciplinary, regulatory and commercial disputes) before the Court of Arbitration for Sports as well as before the French National Olympic and Sports Committee and non-specialised arbitral institutions (ICC).

Hervé Le Lay has experience in international trade law and has assisted in proceedings before the WTO and the European Commission.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Hervé Le Lay practised in the Paris and Brussels offices of Gide before joining French boutique Lacourte to participate in the setting up and development of its international arbitration practice.

Hervé Le Lay’s native language is French; and he is also fluent in English and Spanish and has a fundamental knowledge of Portuguese. Hervé has lived in Latin America (Brazil and Panama), Turkey, Canada, Switzerland and Belgium.

WWL says: Hervé Le Lay stands out among peers for his “rapid grasp of both legal issues and commercial priorities of a case” and is respected by peers who note, “His knowledge and experience in international arbitration is beyond his age.”

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Arbitration which can be purchased from our Shop.

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