Paris Court of Appeal, 1st Chamber – Section C, 23 October 2008, Limak Insaat San Vetic, Limak Punj Lloyd Limited v Weatherford Kopp GMBH “Weatherford” - French International Arbitration Law Reports: 2008
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Philippe Pinsolle is a partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP in Paris, and specializes in international arbitration. He has been involved, as counsel or arbitrator, in more than a hundred and fifty international arbitrations, both institutional (ICC, ICSID, LCIA, SCC, AFA, Swiss Rules, etc.) and ad hoc, concerning such activities as investment, oil and gas, energy, telecom or defense industry. He is a member of the Paris Bar and of the Bar of England & Wales (Gray's Inn). He is a lecturer on international arbitration at the Universities of Aix-Marseille III, Versailles-St Quentin and Paris 12. Mr. Pinsolle is the former President of the International Arbitration commission of the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) and a co-founder of the Young Arbitration Practitioners (YAP). He is the author of numerous articles and case-notes on international arbitration. He holds a J.D. degree from the university of Paris II, a M.Jur. from Oxford University, Hertford College, and an MBA degree from Essec.
Professor Thomas Clay is the Dean of the Versailles Law School and Director of its LLM in International Arbitration in collaboration with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the only French-language program in international arbitration. A member of the French Arbitration Committee and of the International Arbitration Institute and other institutions, Professor Clay is the author of various books and articles on arbitration, including "The Arbitrator", a treatise on the duties and obligations of arbitrators. He writes a regular column Arbitration Law in the weekly legal journal Dalloz. He also participates in numerous conferences throughout the world on international arbitration and has an extensive practice in arbitration in French, Spanish, English and Italian, collaborating with the ICC, other French institutions, the Milan Arbitration Court, and in Africa and South America. He is also member of the Jurisdiction of Professional Soccer League and Arbitrator in the French Sport Arbitration Chamber.
Thomas Voisin is an Associate in Shearman & Sterling's International Arbitration group. He has advised on numerous commercial and investor-State arbitrations. He is a member of the Paris Bar. He graduated from the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) and holds an M.Jur. from Oxford University.
Originally from French International Arbitration Law Reports: 2008
Paris Court of Appeal 1st Chamber – Section C Decision of 23 October 2008 (No. , 5 pages) Docket number: 08/10510
Appeal of the decision in the form of an appellate plea against jurisdiction (Article 1457 of the CCP). Summary interlocutory order rendered on 10 April 2008 by the President’s delegate of the Paris Tribunal de Grande Instance (Ms. Marie-Laure DALLERY) - RG n° 08/50430
APPELLANT IN THE INTERLOCUTORY APPEAL ON JURISDICTION:
The company LIMAK INSAAT SAN VETIC AS “LIMAK”
organised under the laws of Turkey, having its registered office at: Hafta Sok n°9, 06700 GOP, ANKARA – TURKEY
Electing domicile at Herbert Smith LLP, Attorneys-at-law, 66 avenue Marceau, 75008 PARIS
The company PUNJ LLOYD LIMITED “PUNJ LLOYD”
organised under the laws of India, having its registered office at: Punj Lloyd House, 17-18 Nehru Place, NEW DELHI 110019 – INDIA
Electing domicile at Herbert Smith LLP, Attorneys at law, 66 avenue Marceau, 75008 PARIS