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Alexia Descombes


Alexia Descombes
English, French, Spanish
Practice Group

As an associate in our International Arbitration group, Alexia Descombes focuses her practice on commercial and investment treaty arbitration. Alexia has assisted clients in arbitrations under the rules of the ICC, ICSID or ad hoc, at all stages of proceedings. Alexia has acted for clients across a range of industry sectors, including manufacturing, engineering, and security.

Representative experience

Representing a packaging manufacturer in an ad hoc arbitration brought by a European paper and packaging company in relation to a paper mill post-acquisition dispute.

Representing a South Korean investor in an ICSID arbitration against a Middle Eastern State regarding a construction project.

Education and admissions


  • LL.M., University of Cambridge, 2015
  • Masters in Business Law, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2014
  • Masters in Economic Law, Sciences Po Paris, 2013



Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Paris
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