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Risteard de Paor

Associate, Paris

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Risteard de Paor is an Associate in the International Arbitration Group in Paris. Prior to joining White & Case, Risteard worked in the London and Paris offices of a major international law firm, focusing on the areas of corporate law and international arbitration. Risteard has also worked in the in-house legal teams of major property investment and investment management companies, as well as of a public aviation body.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • Avocat communautaire au Barreau de Paris


  • MCE, Sciences Po Bordeaux
  • LLB (ling. franc.), Trinity College Dublin
  • DES en droit français, Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV


  • English
  • French
  • Irish
  • Spanish


Advising a South American engineering company against a North African employer in a dispute concerning performance and advance payment guarantees.

Acting for two construction companies in ICC proceedings relating to major infrastructure projects in the Americas.

Acting for a South American State in an ICSID arbitration concerning an expropriation claim.

Acting for a European energy company in an oil-related LCIA arbitration in South America.

Speaking Engagements

"Evidential Issues in International Arbitration", November 2016: Young Practitioners' Event, 2016 Dublin International Arbitration Day,

"International contracts with open terms", March 2016: UNIDROIT consultation meeting, University of Oslo Faculty of Law,

Awards & Recognition

French Government Prize (Gold Medal) for final degree results