Nelson Dijoux Coquillas | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Nelson Dijoux Coquillas

Associate, Paris

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Nelson Dijoux Coquillas is an associate in the International Arbitration Group in Paris. His practice includes international commercial, investment treaty and sports arbitration.

Nelson has also been involved in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition and the U.S. International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition.

Prior to joining White & Case, Nelson gained experience in legal compliance, business litigation and international arbitration at an international bank's legal department and at a major French law firm.

Nelson has been a decorated military reservist since 2009. He acts in that capacity as a law instructor for new recruits to the French armed forces.

Bars and Courts

  • Paris Bar
  • New York State Bar


  • LLM, University of California, Berkeley
  • MBA, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • Master II, Business Law, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • Master I, Law, University of Paris-Dauphine
  • Joint Licence degree, Law and Economics & Management, University of Paris-Dauphine


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Mandarin


Advising a company in the defense industry regarding an arbitration involving two governments, and requiring clearance to access classified information.*

Acting as Tribunal Secretary in a sports arbitration case arising out of a team selection dispute in a world championship and using emergency procedures.

Representing a consortium of North-African companies in an ad hoc ADR mechanism regarding the construction of an oil production facility.

Representing a leading telecoms group in an ICC arbitration regarding a shareholders' agreement in Southern Africa.

Representing a joint-venture of international contractors in ICC proceedings regarding an airport construction project in North-Africa.

*Experience prior to joining White & Case in 2016.