Jonathan Chevry

Associate, Paris

Biography

Overview

Jonathan Chevry is an Associate in the Firm's International Arbitration Group in Paris. His practice includes both investor-State and commercial arbitration.

Jonathan has also been active in White & Case pro bono work in the area of public international law and is involved with the Philip Jessup International Moot Court Competition.

Jonathan holds a PhD in international law from the European University Institute in Florence. His thesis addresses the interactions between international investment law and other branches of international law, including WTO. He frequently speaks on investor-state dispute resolution at conferences and has lectured on international arbitration and international law at various universities.

Prior to joining White & Case, Jonathan worked for the French Ministry of Economic affairs and acquired experience within the international arbitration department of a global law firm in Paris.

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
Education
PhD
European University Institute
Columbia Law School

Visiting Researcher

Master's Degree, International Business and Economic Law
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas
Languages
English
French
Italian

Experience

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

Representing a major European company in the renewable energy industry in a corporate M&A dispute in ICC arbitration proceedings, regarding representation and warranties indemnification.

Representing the claimant in B3 Croatian Courier Cooperatif U.A v. Croatia, an ICSID arbitration under the Netherlands-Croatia BIT relating to the claimant's investment in the Croatian postal market.

Advising several international companies in annulment and enforcement proceedings with respect to ICC and ICSID(AF) awards before French courts.

Advising a consortium of construction companies in a major infrastructure project in Africa and in related ICC proceedings.

Speaking Engagements

"The 'Likeness' tests in WTO and Investment Law of National Treatment" Columbia Law School, New York (2013)

"False friends…Conflict of laws and conflict of jurisdiction in Public International Law" University of Edinburgh School of Law (2013)

"L'évolution du système juridictionnel international", Université d'Aix-Marseille (2012)

Publications

The Impact of International Trade Law in International Investment Arbitration, Oxford University Press (forthcoming, summer 2018)

On the Shoulder of Giants – Reflections on G. Marceau (ed.) A History of the Law and Lawyers in the GATT/WTO (2017) vol. 44 Issue 1 Legal Issues of Economic Integration, pp. 95-104.

International Investment Protection, in Italian Institute for International Affairs Report on the TTIP (2016)

Jonathan is co-responsible of the investment arbitration case notes section in the World Trade Review. His recent contributions to the review include case notes on: Postova Banka v. Greece, ICSID Award (2015); Bilcon v. Canada, PCA Award (2015); Micula v. Romania, ICSID Award (2015)