Bachir Sayegh | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Bachir Sayegh

Associate, Paris

T +33 1 55 04 17 02

E bachircarl.sayegh@whitecase.com

Overview

Bachir Sayegh is an associate in the International Arbitration Practice in Paris.  He has experience representing private corporations and public entities in both commercial and investment treaty arbitrations.

Prior to joining White & Case, Bachir acquired international arbitration experience in several other major law firms in Paris.  He also practiced arbitration and litigation in a major regional firm based in Beirut.

Bachir has been actively involved in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot for a number of years.  He co-coaches the team from Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth.

Bars and Courts

  • Beirut Bar

Education

  • Master 2, Private International Law & International Commercial Law, Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris II
  • Maitrîse, Private Law, Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Arabic

Experience

Representing the Investor in 'B3 Croatian Courier Cooperatief UA v. Republic of Croatia', an investment treaty arbitration commenced under the Dutch-Croatian BIT relating to an investment made in the Croatian postal sector.

Representing an international consortium in an ICC arbitration dispute regarding a major infrastructure project in Africa.

Advising a North African company in relation to a pre-arbitral dispute arising out of an agreement for the production and supply of chemical products.

Advising Middle Eastern companies in relation to the wrongful termination of their distribution and agency rights in the MENA region.

Awards & Recognition

Honorable Mention "Pieter Sanders Award Best Memorandum for Claimant", 19th Vis Moot, 2012