John Picarel

Senior Associate

John is a senior associate in our Paris' Construction Advisory & Disputes team. He represents international clients on international arbitration and transactional matters related to major construction or energy projects.

Admitted to the Paris Bar, John has gathered an extensive experience in the Construction and Energy sectors as both a transactional and dispute resolution practitioner.

He represents States and private groups within the framework of complex international arbitration procedures, whether commercial or investment related and advises in transactional matters (with a particular focus on FIDIC, EPC or O&M contracts) for the implementation of major projects (construction, civil engineering, renewable energies, electricity, oil & gas, mining, and transport). John also gives lectures on FIDIC and construction contracts in Lyon III – Jean Moulin University’s Postgraduate Degree (LL.M) in Energy Law.

Co-founder of AfricArb, an association of young legal professionals who share a common interest in arbitration in Africa, as well as of I2C Alumni, the association of alumni of Paris II – Panthéon-Assas University’s Postgraduate Degree (LL.M) in International Construction Contracts, he regularly organizes seminars and conferences under the auspices of these two groups.

John's latest work

    Out-Law / Insight by John Picarel