Philippe Boisvert

Associate, Paris

Biography

Overview

Philippe Boisvert is an associate in the International Arbitration Practice Group in Paris. Philippe has a broad commercial practice encompassing complex cross-border disputes, with a focus on energy and construction arbitrations.

Prior to joining White & Case, Philippe gained experience in the litigation department of a major Canadian law firm in Montréal and served as law clerk to the Honorable Marc Noël at the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal in Ottawa. He also taught in contract law and sports law at the University of Ottawa.

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
Quebec Bar
Education
LLM
University of Cambridge
JD
Common Law
University of Ottawa

Faculty of Law

LLL, Civil Law
University of Ottawa

Faculty of Law

BA, Economics and Political Science
McGill University
Languages
English
French

Experience

Representing a European construction company in an ICC arbitration regarding the construction of a hydroelectric project in Chile;

Advising a major Middle Eastern gas supplier in connection with a potential gas price review arbitration under a long-term supply contract;

Representing a major European gas buyer in a price review dispute under a long-term supply contract;

Representing an engineering and construction company in an ICC arbitration relating to a large refinery project in Western Europe;

Representing the employer in an ICC arbitration against a consortium of companies in relation to a road construction project in Central Asia;

Representing a private party in a multibillion euro ICC arbitration in the nuclear industry;

Representing an Eastern European State-owned company in an ICC arbitration relating to a nuclear construction project; and

Acting as Administrative Secretary to the Tribunal in arbitrations under ICC and DIAC rules.

Speaking Engagements

"How to Raise your Profile in the Arbitration Network" (Cambridge Arbitration Day, February 2019)

"Approaches to Witness Evidence in International Arbitration"  (Paris Arbitration week, April 2019)

"Evidence in International Arbitration" at the Young ICCA Skills Training Workshop on the Basics of International Arbitration (Johannesburg, July 2019)