Philippe Hameau is a dispute resolution and litigation lawyer based in Paris. Philippe, with more than 30 years in practice, has extensive experience in international arbitration and litigation, with a particular focus on financial institutions and infrastructure, mining and commodities.
Philippe has significant experience as counsel in both investor–state and commercial contract disputes under all the leading institutional rules, including ICC, ICSID and UNCITRAL rules. He also sits as arbitrator in ad hoc arbitration proceedings.
His Supreme Court background gives him an exceptional knowledge of the procedural rules of the French courts.
He also has substantial experience with regard to OHADA law and arbitration proceedings in Africa.
He taught civil and commercial law at the University of Paris II and the University of Paris V and regularly gives lectures at various universities in France.
Philippe has been designated Acritas Star 2019 in the Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index published by Acritas based on his clients’ feedbacks.
Philippe holds a DEA in private law from the University of Paris II – Pantheon-Assas (1983) and graduated from the Institut de Droit des Affaires (1983). He is a member of the Paris Bar (1991).
He won the first prize for oral pleading at a contest organised by the Supreme Court’s bar association (1991).