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

Bachir Sayegh

Associate, Paris

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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 with particular emphasis on construction, energy, and regulated network industries such as gas distribution, telecom, and post.

Prior to joining White & Case, Bachir acquired international arbitration experience in several other major law firms in Paris.

Bars and Courts

  • Beirut Bar


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


  • English
  • French
  • Arabic


Representing the claimant in B3 Croatian Courier Coöperatief UA v. Republic of Croatia, an investment treaty arbitration relating to an investment made in the Croatian postal sector.

Represented the claimants in ENGIE and others v. Hungary, an ICSID arbitration under the Energy Charter Treaty and the France-Hungary BIT relating to the regulation of gas tariffs.

Representing a European bank in an ICC arbitration arising out of unpaid amounts under a facility agreement.

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

Advising a series of Turkish contractors in relation to contractual claims arising from construction projects in North Africa.

Advising a European contractor in local litigations and claim procedures arising out of the construction of energy production facilities in North Africa.

Advising a MENA investor in relation to a BIT ICSID arbitration against a Middle Eastern sovereign.

Advising a Middle Eastern group in relation to the wrongful termination of its distribution and agency rights in the MENA region.

Awards & Recognition

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