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Benjamin Siino is counsel in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration and Public International Law practices.

He acts as counsel in litigation proceedings before French courts, with a focus on proceedings to seek the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgments.

His experience also includes international ad hoc arbitrations, including under UNCITRAL Rules, and institutional arbitrations under the Rules of the ICC and ICSID, with a strong focus on energy, investment and general commercial arbitrations, as well as arbitrations related to Africa.

Benjamin Siino acts as a Research Assistants’ Team Leader for the New York Convention Guide Project, a joint research project by UNCITRAL, Shearman & Sterling and Columbia University, which led to the publication of the UNCITRAL Secretariat Guide on the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards (co-authored by Emmanuel Gaillard, head of Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration practice) and its online platform, newyorkconvention1958.org, which notably contains over 2500 decisions from national courts throughout the world.