Angélica André

Counsel, Paris

Biography

Overview

Angélica André is counsel in White & Case's Paris International Arbitration practice group, having spent a year on secondment in the London office. She focuses on commercial arbitration conducted under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), with respect to disputes relating to construction, energy, infrastructure, and M&A. She also deals with annulment proceedings with respect to commercial and investment arbitral awards in France, and enforcement proceedings in France and various other jurisdictions worldwide. Angélica regularly engages in English- and French-language proceedings.

Before joining White & Case, Angélica acquired experience within international law firms in London and Singapore.

Angélica has participated in the Vis Moot competitions over a number of years, acting as participant, arbitrator, organiser and coach, including with Queen Mary University in London and ESSEC Business School in Paris.

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
Education
LLM
International Dispute Resolution
Queen Mary College, University of London
DEA
Contract and Property Law
Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne
Maîtrise in French and German Laws
Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne
LLM
Cologne – Paris I
University of Cologne
Languages
English
French
German

Experience

Advising a consortium of construction companies in one of the world’s largest infrastructure projects located in Central America in several related ICC arbitrations.

Advising a consortium of construction companies in a major infrastructure project in Africa, including in ICC arbitration proceeding and settlement negotiations.

Advising a Ukrainian state agency in an UNCITRAL arbitration over a services contract.

Advising a Ukrainian state agency in an UNCITRAL arbitration over a services contract.

Advising a Ukrainian state agency in an UNCITRAL arbitration over a services contract.

Advising Italian and Canadian companies and a foreign State in annulment proceedings before the French courts with respect to commercial or investment awards rendered under the ICC, ICSID(AF) Arbitration Rules or UNCITRAL Rules.

Advising a Jordanian company in enforcement proceedings with respect to an ICC award before the French courts.

Advising the State of Ukraine in an ICSID arbitration brought by a US investor.