Marion Paris specializes in international arbitration with a focus on commercial disputes. She has acted as counsel, arbitrator or secretary/assistant of the arbitral tribunal in numerous international arbitration proceedings both ad hoc and administered (in particular ICC, UNCITRAL, AFA and Swiss Rules).
Marion has significant experience in commercial matters and arbitration proceedings. Prior to joining Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler in 2012, she was a teaching and research assistant at the University of Geneva, where she conducted research on arbitration and its interaction with European law. Prior to that, she worked as Deputy Counsel at the International Chamber of Commerce, in Paris, where she managed over 70 arbitration cases both in French and English.
A French national, Marion qualified as an attorney-at-law in France in 2009 and has been registered with the Geneva bar since 2014 (foreign lawyers section). She trained at the Parisian dispute resolution departments of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Clifford Chance and Gide, Loyrette et Nouel. She holds an LL.M. in international arbitration and litigation from University College London, as well as a Master, Maîtrise and Bachelor degree from the University of Paris (Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Paris X Nanterre). In 2007, alongside her team, she was awarded the first prize of the Concours d’Arbitrage de Paris.
Marion’s experience includes disputes relating to intellectual property, oil and gas, telecommunications, construction, the pharmaceutical industry, shareholders’ agreements, international sales as well as the transport and defence industries.