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Rami Chahine is a senior associate in King & Spalding's International Arbitration group in Paris. Rami concentrates his practice on international litigation and arbitration matters, including proceedings under the ICSID, ICC, LCIA and CRCICA Arbitration Rules. He also has experience in French domestic litigation, specifically in the fields of civil, commercial and criminal law.

  

Rami has been a member of the Paris Bar since 2012 and holds a Master degree in International Economic and Commercial lawfrom the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas as well as a Master degree in International Arbitration and Commercial Law from Versailles University. 

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Rami worked as an associate in the Paris office of a leading Middle-Eastern arbitration boutique. He was also a Teaching Assistant at Versailles University in Private International Law.

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Credentials

Masters in International Law, University of Paris II, Pantheon-Assas, France, with honors

Paris

Arabic

English

French

Matters

Representing a European energy company in several ICSID and CRCICA arbitration proceedings against a Middle-Eastern State and a State-owned entity regarding the supply and pricing of natural gas. 

Representing a Gulf investor and its local subsidiary in an ICSID arbitration with a North-African State over the development of a major real-estate project.

Representing Gulf investors in an ICSID arbitration against a Northern-African State over the ownership and development of a large piece of land.

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Representing a European energy company in several ICSID and CRCICA arbitration proceedings against a Middle-Eastern State and a State-owned entity regarding the supply and pricing of natural gas. 

Representing a Gulf investor and its local subsidiary in an ICSID arbitration with a North-African State over the development of a major real-estate project.

Representing Gulf investors in an ICSID arbitration against a Northern-African State over the ownership and development of a large piece of land.

Representing European renewable energy investors in an ICSID arbitration against a Central-European State over their investments in photovoltaic plants. 

Representing a North-American oil & gas service company in criminal proceedings in France regarding the alleged corruption of foreign public agents. 

Represented a Cypriot investor in an ICC treaty-based arbitration against a North-African State over the treatment of the investor’s dairy and juice production facility.

Represented a South-Korean supplier of cranes in an ICC arbitration brought under a FIDIC Yellow Book contract against the main contractor for an North-African port development project and its principal shareholder.

Represented a French environmental services company against a North-African State in an ICSID arbitration regarding its investments in the public cleanliness industry.

Represented a US luxury watch distributor in a dispute with its Swiss manufacturer over the termination of an exclusive distributorship agreement. 

Represented a Middle-Eastern contractor in a CRCICA arbitration against a Middle East company in a several hundred million dollar delay and disruption claim under a FIDIC based contract involving a landmark project in the Middle East.

Represented a US sub-contractor in an ad-hoc arbitration under AAA Construction Rules involving wrongful termination and breach of contract claims against a prime contractor to US military works in Afghanistan.

Represented a European hotel management company in two ICC arbitrations involving alleged breaches of hotel management agreements in Egypt prior to opening of the hotels.

Represented a North-African hotel owner in four related ICC and CRCICA arbitrations involving the unwinding of a share purchase agreement and the validity of various hotel resort development, sales and management agreements concerning land and a hotel.

Represented an Asian hotel management company in a potential LCIA arbitration over the termination of a hotel management agreement in the Gulf.

Represented a North-African state-owned oil and gas engineering company in a charter party LMAA arbitration against a vessel hire company concerning the hire of accommodation supply vessels.

Contract advice to a North-European oil and gas engineering company in relation to a tender for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of a subsea production system offshore West Africa. 

Matters

Representing a European energy company in several ICSID and CRCICA arbitration proceedings against a Middle-Eastern State and a State-owned entity regarding the supply and pricing of natural gas. 

Representing a Gulf investor and its local subsidiary in an ICSID arbitration with a North-African State over the development of a major real-estate project.

Representing Gulf investors in an ICSID arbitration against a Northern-African State over the ownership and development of a large piece of land.

See more
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Close

Matters

Representing a European energy company in several ICSID and CRCICA arbitration proceedings against a Middle-Eastern State and a State-owned entity regarding the supply and pricing of natural gas. 

Representing a Gulf investor and its local subsidiary in an ICSID arbitration with a North-African State over the development of a major real-estate project.

Representing Gulf investors in an ICSID arbitration against a Northern-African State over the ownership and development of a large piece of land.

Representing European renewable energy investors in an ICSID arbitration against a Central-European State over their investments in photovoltaic plants. 

Representing a North-American oil & gas service company in criminal proceedings in France regarding the alleged corruption of foreign public agents. 

Represented a Cypriot investor in an ICC treaty-based arbitration against a North-African State over the treatment of the investor’s dairy and juice production facility.

Represented a South-Korean supplier of cranes in an ICC arbitration brought under a FIDIC Yellow Book contract against the main contractor for an North-African port development project and its principal shareholder.

Represented a French environmental services company against a North-African State in an ICSID arbitration regarding its investments in the public cleanliness industry.

Represented a US luxury watch distributor in a dispute with its Swiss manufacturer over the termination of an exclusive distributorship agreement. 

Represented a Middle-Eastern contractor in a CRCICA arbitration against a Middle East company in a several hundred million dollar delay and disruption claim under a FIDIC based contract involving a landmark project in the Middle East.

Represented a US sub-contractor in an ad-hoc arbitration under AAA Construction Rules involving wrongful termination and breach of contract claims against a prime contractor to US military works in Afghanistan.

Represented a European hotel management company in two ICC arbitrations involving alleged breaches of hotel management agreements in Egypt prior to opening of the hotels.

Represented a North-African hotel owner in four related ICC and CRCICA arbitrations involving the unwinding of a share purchase agreement and the validity of various hotel resort development, sales and management agreements concerning land and a hotel.

Represented an Asian hotel management company in a potential LCIA arbitration over the termination of a hotel management agreement in the Gulf.

Represented a North-African state-owned oil and gas engineering company in a charter party LMAA arbitration against a vessel hire company concerning the hire of accommodation supply vessels.

Contract advice to a North-European oil and gas engineering company in relation to a tender for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of a subsea production system offshore West Africa. 

Credentials

Masters in International Law, University of Paris II, Pantheon-Assas, France, with honors

Paris

Arabic

English

French