Name   Nicolas Demigneux

Designation   Partner

Company     Stephenson Harwood

Country    France

Nicolas Demigneux is a dispute resolution partner at Stephenson Harwood in Paris. A member of the Paris and New York bars, he specialises in general commercial and insurance litigation, arbitration and private international law. His expertise covers the various fields of civil and commercial law, including construction, project, aviation and corporate disputes, product liability and contracts for large French and international companies. In the insurance sector, Nicolas advises on matters relating to professional or product liability in the areas of aviation, pharmaceuticals, energy, chemicals and construction. His arbitration experience involves acting as counsel during ad hoc or institutional arbitrations. In addition, he has experience as an arbitrator in domestic commercial disputes. Nicolas is also well known for his broad expertise in Africa related matters, which includes representing several African governments in project disputes and contractual negotiations. Nicolas, who recently contributed to the hugely popular title “Arbitration in Africa: A Review of Key Jurisdictions”, currently heads the Stephenson Harwood’s Paris Africa group.