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Cedric Soule is a "spectacular arbitration lawyer" with a "razor-sharp intellect" (WWL 2021) who represents corporations in high-stakes international disputes. Trained and qualified in both the common law and the civil law, and trilingual in English, French, and Spanish, he has been involved in over 45 investment and commercial arbitrations under all major arbitration rules, and has the "impressive ability to operate" in all three languages "flawlessly" (WWL 2021). Cedric also has experience in ICSID annulment proceedings and with the enforcement of arbitral awards in various jurisdictions in Europe and South America. He has been included in Who’s Who Legal: Future Leaders – Arbitration since 2017 and is listed in Euromoney's Rising Stars Expert Guide 2021.

Credentials

B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University, Faculty of Law, Dean’s Honour List

M.A. (Oxon) in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, St. Hugh's College, University of Oxford, UK

New York

Paris

English

French

Spanish

Rising Star


Euromoney's Expert Guides, 2021

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2021

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2020

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2019

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2018

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2017

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Recognition

Rising Star


Euromoney's Expert Guides, 2021

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2021

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2020

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2019

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2018

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2017

Matters

Currently representing a European multinational natural gas company in two UNCITRAL arbitrations seated in New York arising out of force majeure declarations under LNG sales contracts

Currently representing a U.S. mining company against a sovereign State in parallel PCA investor-state and commercial arbitrations regarding a mining project in South America

Currently representing UAE and Algerian companies against a sovereign State in an ICSID arbitration regarding a real estate project in North Africa

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Currently representing a European multinational natural gas company in two UNCITRAL arbitrations seated in New York arising out of force majeure declarations under LNG sales contracts

Currently representing a U.S. mining company against a sovereign State in parallel PCA investor-state and commercial arbitrations regarding a mining project in South America

Currently representing UAE and Algerian companies against a sovereign State in an ICSID arbitration regarding a real estate project in North Africa

Currently representing Argentinian and Peruvian companies against a sovereign State in an ICSID arbitration regarding an airport concession in South America

Currently representing a Turkish telecoms company against a South African telecoms company in international litigation regarding the award of a GSM license in the Middle East

Currently representing, on a pro bono basis, an international agricultural biotech foundation that has received the largest Gates grant given to an African entity

Successfully represented Australia's largest oil company against an Australian junior in an ICC arbitration regarding a preemption right under a JOA in relation a project in West Africa

Successfully represented a Canadian mining company against a sovereign State in an ICSID arbitration regarding a mining project in South America (obtained favorable award)

Successfully represented a UK mining company against a sovereign State in an UNCITRAL arbitration regarding a mining project in South America (obtained favorable award)

Successfully represented a global corporation against a South American travel agency in an ICC arbitration regarding trademark infringements (obtained favorable award with costs) and in subsequent enforcement proceedings before the Paris Court of Appeal

Successfully represented a Russian private power supply management company against Swedish and Russian corporations in an ICC arbitration regarding the expansion of a combined heat and power facility in Russia (obtained favorable settlement)

Successfully represented a Saudi businessman against a British national in an ICC arbitration regarding the alleged breach of several contracts (obtained favorable settlement)

Represented a French environmental services company against a sovereign State in an ICSID arbitration regarding its investments in the public cleanliness industry in the Middle East

Represented a sovereign State against a Russian investor in an UNCITRAL arbitration regarding shares in an oil refinery in the CIS

Matters

Currently representing a European multinational natural gas company in two UNCITRAL arbitrations seated in New York arising out of force majeure declarations under LNG sales contracts

Currently representing a U.S. mining company against a sovereign State in parallel PCA investor-state and commercial arbitrations regarding a mining project in South America

Currently representing UAE and Algerian companies against a sovereign State in an ICSID arbitration regarding a real estate project in North Africa

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Matters

Currently representing a European multinational natural gas company in two UNCITRAL arbitrations seated in New York arising out of force majeure declarations under LNG sales contracts

Currently representing a U.S. mining company against a sovereign State in parallel PCA investor-state and commercial arbitrations regarding a mining project in South America

Currently representing UAE and Algerian companies against a sovereign State in an ICSID arbitration regarding a real estate project in North Africa

Currently representing Argentinian and Peruvian companies against a sovereign State in an ICSID arbitration regarding an airport concession in South America

Currently representing a Turkish telecoms company against a South African telecoms company in international litigation regarding the award of a GSM license in the Middle East

Currently representing, on a pro bono basis, an international agricultural biotech foundation that has received the largest Gates grant given to an African entity

Successfully represented Australia's largest oil company against an Australian junior in an ICC arbitration regarding a preemption right under a JOA in relation a project in West Africa

Successfully represented a Canadian mining company against a sovereign State in an ICSID arbitration regarding a mining project in South America (obtained favorable award)

Successfully represented a UK mining company against a sovereign State in an UNCITRAL arbitration regarding a mining project in South America (obtained favorable award)

Successfully represented a global corporation against a South American travel agency in an ICC arbitration regarding trademark infringements (obtained favorable award with costs) and in subsequent enforcement proceedings before the Paris Court of Appeal

Successfully represented a Russian private power supply management company against Swedish and Russian corporations in an ICC arbitration regarding the expansion of a combined heat and power facility in Russia (obtained favorable settlement)

Successfully represented a Saudi businessman against a British national in an ICC arbitration regarding the alleged breach of several contracts (obtained favorable settlement)

Represented a French environmental services company against a sovereign State in an ICSID arbitration regarding its investments in the public cleanliness industry in the Middle East

Represented a sovereign State against a Russian investor in an UNCITRAL arbitration regarding shares in an oil refinery in the CIS

Credentials

B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University, Faculty of Law, Dean’s Honour List

M.A. (Oxon) in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, St. Hugh's College, University of Oxford, UK

New York

Paris

English

French

Spanish

Rising Star


Euromoney's Expert Guides, 2021

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2021

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2020

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2019

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2018

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2017

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Recognition

Rising Star


Euromoney's Expert Guides, 2021

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2021

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2020

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2019

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2018

Future Leaders - Arbitration


Who's Who Legal 2017