Yann Schneller

General Litigation

Yann Schneller, an associate at the Orrick's Paris office, is a member of the Litigation General group.

His practice focuses mainly on international arbitration including commercial and treaty disputes.

Prior to joining Orrick in 2008, Yann was a trainee at the OECD in Paris and at Gide Loyrette Nouel’s Hanoi office.

His recent engagements include:

As counsel:

  • Counsel to a U.S. contractor in a dispute with a State-owned hydrocarbons company concerning the completion of an LNG train in North Africa.
  • Counsel to a French owner in a dispute with a European conglomerate concerning the completion of an LNG terminal in France.
  • Counsel to a Tunisian company in a CCAT arbitration against a Canadian company concerning the repair and delivery of train motor components.
  • Counsel to a Monegasque maritime design firm in an ICC arbitration against Russian buyers concerning the manufacture and design of a yacht.
  • Counsel to a U.S. company in an ICC arbitration against an Emirati company concerning consultancy services for a business venture in Dubai.
  • Counsel to a Luxembourg company in an ICSID arbitration against the Gabonese Republic in investment treaty proceedings concerning a port concession.
  • Counsel to a French company in a UNCITRAL arbitration against the Republic of Poland in investment treaty proceedings concerning a telecommunications investment.

Pro bono:

  • Evaluating the implementation of international anti-corruption standards into domestic legislation for the purpose of democratic reform in Egypt following the Cairo uprisings.
Yann Schneller
Select Publications
  • "La réforme du droit de l’arbitrage : une refonte pour rendre Paris et le droit français toujours plus compétitifs", Revue des Juristes de Sciences Po – Automne 2011, N° 4, page 6 (with Jalal El Ahdab)
  • French
  • English
Admitted In
  • Paris

  • Master 2, Droit de la Globalisation Economique, Université de Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2008
  • Master 2, Droit de la Coopération Economique, Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV, 2007
  • Licence de Droit, Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV, 2005

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