Romain Dupeyré is a well-regarded figure among international arbitration practitioners who commend his excellent work on contractual and shareholder issues in Africa.
Romain Dupeyré is a partner in DWF’s international arbitration group. He is highly experienced in arbitration proceedings, especially under ICC, UNCITRAL and OHADA rules. He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in a large number of arbitrations, ranging from small claims to large bet-the-company disputes.
Romain has specific expertise in disputes relating to investment in Africa, M&A, joint ventures and shareholder matters (representation and warranties, put options, price adjustment clauses), as well as in construction and engineering disputes, especially in the mining and renewable energy sector, and insurance and reinsurance matters.
Romain’s representative experience includes acting as sole arbitrator in two consolidated ICC arbitrations between French and Spanish companies in relation to a post-M&A dispute; acting as counsel in a large ICC construction dispute relating to works on a biomass power plant; and representing an investment fund in an ICC arbitration in relation to a dispute arising out of a shareholder agreement following an acquisition in Algeria.
Romain is a chartered arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CArb and FCIArb) and president of the association of French avocats registered as arbitration law specialists (CASDA). He is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR and member of the ICC Task Force on Arbitration of Climate Change Related Disputes. He is co-author of a legal treatise on French international arbitration law and a member of the editorial board of The Paris Journal of International Arbitration.
Romain’s native language is French and he is fluent in English. He is member of the Paris and New York Bars and graduated from the universities of Aix-en-Provence and Georgetown.