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Matthieu specialises in arbitration.

Legal authorship include:

  • Le Droit Français de l’Arbitrage Interne et International (Joly, Paris 1990), and many articles about International Arbitration, A.D.R. and International Business Law
  • Co-author International Litigation (Butterworth, London, 1991, and 1997)
  • Many articles on International Arbitration such as : "Anti-Suit Injunctions Issued by National Courts At the Seat of the Arbitration or Elsewhere”, IAI 2005
  • A third edition of "Le Droit Français de l’Arbitrage” is to be published in 2006 in Paris

    Experience as an Arbitrator

Numerous arbitration cases as a Chairman or as a co-arbitrator in ICC (around 90 cases) or ad hoc arbitration cases and 1 ICSID case, in the fields of acquisitions, construction, telecommunications, oil, mining projects, joint ventures, pharmaceutical industry.

    Experience as a Neutral (ADR)

  • Five cases as a mediator or conciliator
  • Conferences and seminars on International arbitration
  • Speaker in numerous conferences and seminars on international arbitration, in the United States, Europe, the Middle and Far East.


University of Law Paris II, Sorbonne University Paris IV, Paris
  • Ph.D. in literature, 1974
  • Diploma of the Institute of Public Science, 1973,
  • Master of International Business Law and Private Law, 1977

    Career Profile

  • Member of the Cabinet of the Labor Ministry (1975-1976)
  • Member of the Paris Bar (1978)
  • Partner (1985-1995) of GIDE LOYRETTE NOUEL
  • Partner of DARROIS VILLEY MAILLOT BROCHIER (since 1995)
  • Visiting Professor at Paris X University of Law, Nanterre, DESS International Business Law Section (1995-2001)