Raphael Kaminsky is an “excellent advocate” who “has established himself as one of the stars of the new generation” in international arbitration.
Raphael Kaminsky is a partner at Teynier Pic, a leading dispute resolution boutique in Paris.
He specialises in commercial litigation, international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.
He regularly represents clients in both domestic and international arbitration, in both institutional and ad hoc arbitration procedures. He has acted as counsel in a large number of numerous commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings, and regularly sits as arbitrator.
His experience encompasses energy, telecommunications, insurance, mining, pharmaceuticals and post-M&A disputes.
Raphael has also broad experience in post-arbitration litigation, such as setting-aside actions, before French courts, and enforcement of arbitral awards against sovereign states.
After completing a dual-degree in French and Anglo-American law at University of Paris Ouest Nanterre, Raphael obtained an LLM in American legal studies from Golden Gate University School of Law and a postgraduate degree in international private law and international trade law from University of Paris I – Pantheon-Sorbonne.
Raphael is a lecturer in Anglo-American Business Law at the University of Paris Ouest Nanterre. He also lectures on international arbitration at Science Po Paris (LLM in transnational arbitration and dispute settlement, and the master’s programme in contentious economics and arbitration).
Before joining Teynier Pic in 2017, he practised for 10 years at Latham & Watkins; was a partner at Lazareff Le Barsand founded Raphael Kaminsky I Litigation & Arbitration.
Raphaël is a member of the New York and Paris bars. He is one of the co-chairs of the CFA-40, the French Arbitration Committee’s group for practitioners under 40, and sits on the CFA board.
He speaks French, English and Spanish.