Claire Martin

Claire Martin

Senior Associate

Email claire.martin@​

Phone +33 1 53 67 47 47

Fax +33 1 53 67 47 48

LanguagesEnglish, French, Spanish

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

As a senior associate in the International Arbitration Group, Claire Martin focuses her practice on commercial and investment treaty arbitration. Claire has extensive experience representing both companies and States in arbitration proceedings, including under the rules of the ICC, ICSID and UNCITRAL. She has specific experience in the Energy, Infrastructure and Food sectors.

She also regularly acts in arbitration-related Court proceedings, including annulment proceedings before the Paris Court of Appeal and in attachment proceedings before the Luxembourg Courts. Claire is dual-qualified in France and New York.

Education and admissions


LL.M cum laude, Fordham University New York, 2012

Masters in Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 2011

Masters in Private International Law and International Business Law, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 2010





Bar admissions and qualifications

New York


Related industries

Energy and Natural Resources

Related practices

International Arbitration

Related areas of focus

Environmental Litigation

Representative experience

Representing a Latin American state in ICSID and UNCITRAL arbitrations brought by investors in the food and fertilizer industries.

Representing a French investor in ICSID arbitration against an Eastern European State arising out of tax reforms.

Representing a North African State entity in ICC arbitration proceedings in relation to several of its investments.

Representing an African company in ICC arbitration proceedings in relation to the renovation of a hotel.

Representing a renowned art school in an ICC arbitration relating to the infringement of trademark rights.

Advising a Mexican state-related entity in relation to the freezing of its assets in a European country.

Representing a Guernsey company in annulment proceedings against an arbitral award before the Paris Court of Appeal.

Represented a European textile manufacturer in a dispute against an Asian company regarding a joint-venture agreement.

Represented a major aeronautics manufacturer in a dispute related to hub port construction.

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