Carine DUPEYRON is a partner at Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, a leading French law firm, where she co-heads the international arbitration practice with Professor Laurent Aynès. Before joining the firm in January 2017, she practiced in Singapore, New York and Paris with international and independent firms.
Carine is also active before French courts in enforcement and annulment proceedings in connection with international awards, but also in complex domestic litigation.
Carine has a dual business and legal background, enabling her to grasp strategic, financial and legal questions at stake in the arbitration cases entrusted to her, as counsel or as arbitrator. These cases often concern post-acquisitions and shareholders’ disputes, or the performance of major projects abroad. She has experienced in proceedings governed by the rules of the major arbitration institutions, such as the ICC, LCIA, AAA-ICDR, SCC, ICSID and in ad hoc / UNCITRAL proceedings.
Carine has a recognized expertise certain industrial sectors, in particular telecom, defense, waste management, pharmaceuticals and energy (mining and oil & gas).
Carine regularly acts as chair, sole arbitrator or co-arbitrator in proceedings conducted in French, English or Spanish and she is accordingly able to draft awards in each of these three languages.
She is a member of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC and participates in professional organizations in relation to her arbitration practice (Comité Français de l’Arbitrage, Club Español del Arbitraje, Arbitral Women, etc.).
She has teaching engagements at Sciences Po Paris and Paris 5 -Descartes University and she regularly publishes articles on arbitration.