Sylvain Bollée is a Consultant in the International Arbitration practice based in Paris.
Sylvain is a Professor at the Sorbonne Law School (Paris 1 University). He teaches, in particular, private international law, international business law, arbitration law and alternative dispute resolution. He is widely published in these fields.
In addition to his academic activities, Sylvain has acted as a consultant, expert witness, arbitrator and counsel in international disputes before French and foreign (Canadian, English, Spanish, American) courts and arbitral tribunals (ICC, ICSID, etc.).
Agrégation examination in Private Law and Criminal Sciences
Advising an international organization on choice of law issues arising in relation with construction contracts.
Representing the defendant in an ICC arbitration related to an important gas contract.
Representing a State in annulment proceedings before French Courts, concerning an arbitral award rendered in a dispute related to a mining concession.
Advising a South American contractor in ICC arbitration proceedings related to a large infrastructure project in North Africa.
Representing a North American investor in annulment proceedings before French Courts, concerning an ICSID award rendered in a major dispute pertaining to a mining concession.
Advising the claimants in an ICC arbitration and related court proceedings, in a complex dispute between shareholders pertaining to a major telecommunication project.
"Les recours et les tiers en matière d'arbitrage", Rev. arb. 2018.139
"La lutte contre le blanchiment, nouvel avatar d'un contrôle renforcé du respect de l'ordre public international", comment of CA Paris, 21 February 2017 (with Mathias Audit)
"Le caractère impératif ou supplétif des nouvelles règles du droit des contrats devant l'arbitre", Rev. arb. 2017.93 (with Cécile Pérès)
"La solidarité dans le contrat d'arbitre international", comment of Cass. civ. 1st, 1st February 2017, JCP 2017, 339
"L'autorité de chose jugée et l'opposabilité de la sentence confrontées au principe du contradictoire", in Le principe du contradictoire en arbitrage, dir. Francarbi, Bruylant, 2016
"L'impérativité du droit choisi par les parties devant l'arbitre international", Rev. arb. 2016.875
"Droit du commerce international et des investissements étrangers", LGDJ Lextenso, 2nd ed., 2016, (with Mathias Audit and Pierre Callé)