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Lucas De Ferrari is an associate in the International Arbitration Group in Paris. Lucas specializes in commercial and investment arbitration, with a focus on disputes in the construction, infrastructure and energy sectors.
Lucas is involved in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and is a lecturer at the University of Montpellier.
Prior to joining White & Case, Lucas worked in the arbitration departments of several international law firms in Paris and was an intern at the Secretariat of the Court of Arbitration of the ICC.
A consortium of international construction companies in arbitration proceedings concerning a major infrastructure project in Africa, involving numerous claims for direct and indirect costs.
An American petroleum and natural gas production company, in a dispute concerning delay-related claims arising out of the construction of a hydrocarbons processing facility in North Africa.
An international telecommunications company in arbitration proceedings regarding a shareholders’ dispute arising out of a joint-venture project in Southern Africa.
A European contractor in an arbitration concerning the construction of an oil refinery in Europe.
A consortium of international contractors in an arbitration concerning the construction of a hydroelectric plant in South America.
An Asian contractor in an arbitration concerning defective works in the construction of a coal-fired power plant in South-East Asia.
A Turkish main contractor in a dispute concerning delay and disruption claims in the context of the construction of a power plant in Western Asia.
A Canadian mining company in annulment proceedings before French courts, in relation to an ICSID arbitration under the Canada – Venezuela BIT.
An East European State in the context of ICC proceedings against an international chemical corporation, and in subsequent annulment proceedings before French courts.
A West European engineering company in a dispute arising from an EPC contract concerning a power plant in North Africa.
French courts should do a full review of arbitral tribunals' decisions regarding jurisdiction, PLC Arbitration, March 2014
The battle of the seats: Paris, London or New York, PLC Arbitration, December 2011, (with Ch. Seraglini, D. Nyer, P. Brumpton and John Templeman)