Sarah Lajugie



Sarah Lajugie is an International Arbitration lawyer in Orrick's Paris office.

Her practice focuses on International Commercial and Investment Arbitration. She has experience of arbitrations governed by a variety of procedural rules, in both English and French.

Sarah is a member of the Paris Bar. Before joining Orrick, she trained with international law firms in Paris and Shanghai. Her previous experiences also include work in the energy industry.

She is fluent in English and French, and practices Mandarin and Spanish.

    • Representing a group of 44 European investors (companies and individuals) in an ICSID arbitration against Romania in a renewable energy dispute.
    • Representing an American technology company in an ICC arbitration under French law seated in Geneva against a French energy company in a software dispute.
    • Representing a German energy company in an ICSID annulment proceeding against the Kingdom of Spain in a renewable energy dispute.
    • Advising an Israeli biotech group of companies in an SCIA (now SAC) arbitration under New York law seated in Geneva in a post-M&A IP rights dispute.
    • Advising an American energy company on its dispute resolution options in a transnational European construction project at the main contract and subcontract levels under French law.
    • Representing a French non-profit organization to recover assets bequeathed to it in France, Switzerland, and Spain (Pro Bono).