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 Gaëlle Goudet Filhol
 Gaëlle Goudet Filhol

Gaëlle Goudet Filhol

Associate, Paris

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Gaëlle Goudet Filhol is a senior associate in White & Case's International Arbitration Practice Group, based in the Paris office.

Gaëlle has significant experience in international commercial arbitrations, and in complex international disputes, especially construction-related. Gaëlle also regularly represents clients in dispute adjudication proceedings.

Gaëlle is experienced in the resolution of disputes across a range of industries, including energy (nuclear, oil & gas), infrastructure, and heavy industry. She has particular experience of disputes in regions such as Scandinavia and the Middle East, as well as those involving a French party or connection.

Gaëlle teaches courses at the Paris Bar School (Ecole de Formation professionnelle des Barreaux de la Cour d'Appel de Paris), and has developed course structure and e-learning for students.

Bars and Courts

  • Paris Bar


  • CAPA, Paris Bar School
  • DEA in International Private Law, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • DEA in the Sociology of Law, Université Paris II, Panthéon-Assas
  • LLB, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • DEUG, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas


  • English
  • French


Representing a French company in an ICC arbitration in the oil storage sector. (ongoing)

Representing a major European energy provider in an ICC arbitration concerning the construction and installation by contractors of a nuclear power plant. (ongoing)

Representing (as part of the team) the main contractor on one of the world’s largest infrastructure projects located in Central America, in ICC arbitrations against the employer, worth in excess of US$2 billion.  Gaëlle also led work on dispute adjudication proceedings in this matter. (ongoing)

Representing a national energy company in dispute adjudication proceedings concerning the construction of a nuclear power plant.

Representing a Middle East company in an ICC arbitration arising out of disputes relating to the construction of a major real estate project in the Middle East.

Representing an international consortium on pre-arbitration disputes on a major infrastructure project in North Africa.

Representing an international consortium in disputes over the construction of a large infrastructure project in Latin America.


  • Refonte du droit des investissements en Afrique du Sud: vers l'exclusion d'un droit de recours général à l'arbitrage international?, Option Droit & Affaires, December 4, 2013, (co-author with Christophe von Krause)
  • Révolutions, guerres civiles, actes de terrorisme: quand et comment invoquer la force majeure?, Bulletin Européen du Moniteur (BEM), p. 10, March 2013, (co-author with Nicolas Bouchardie)
  • International arbitration: French judges confirm that Paris is the leading place, La Lettre des Juristes d'Affaires, April 4, 2011, (co-author with Christophe von Krause)