"Sébastien always goes the extra mile to protect the interests of his clients"
"He has proven himself to be a well-rounded arbitration practitioner"
"Sébastien is brilliant"
Sébastien Bonnard is managing partner of Brown Rudnick’s Paris office. An experienced International Arbitration specialist, he has been involved as counsel in numerous arbitration proceedings both institutional (ICC, ICSID) and ad hoc, as well as in post-arbitral disputes (annulment and enforcement) for both private and public operators. He is also active in alternative dispute resolution proceedings such as mediation or conciliation. Sebastien, an ICC France registered arbitrator, is particularly active in disputes relating to construction, mining, telecommunication, joint ventures and distribution agreements in Africa and the Middle East.
Sébastien also has significant experience in the negotiation and monitoring of construction contracts (EPC contracts, lump sum contracts, etc.). He is the author of the French Chapter of the PLC Cross-border Constructions and Projects Handbook 2014/15. Sébastien is a lecturer in the International Business Law Master’s 2 degree at the University of Paris XI.
Sébastien’s native language is French and he is fluent in English.