Yann Schneller

Senior Associate


Yann Schneller is an international arbitration and litigation lawyer in Orrick's Paris office. His practice focuses on complex commercial, investment, and construction disputes.

Yann has extensive experience in assisting French and international energy majors, investors as well as States and governments in various jurisdictions across Europe, Africa and the United States with a particular emphasis on disputes relating to the energy sector.

He represents and advises clients in ICC, ICSID, CCJA-OHADA and UNCITRAL ad hoc arbitral proceedings. Yann also acts as Administrative Secretary to arbitral tribunals.

Yann is implicated in pro bono work in North African countries.

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