Winston & Strawn Paris Office Grows Arbitration Capabilities

Wednesday, February 1, 2006 - 01:00

Winston & Strawn has announced the expansion of its Paris office with the addition of a team of three international arbitration and litigation attorneys from Salans. Highly regarded attorney Bruno Leurent joins as a partner, and Thomas Bevilacqua and Hery Frédéric Ranjeva join as associates.

The arrival of Mr. Leurent and his close associates will facilitate the further development of the firm's arbitral practice in Paris commensurate with both the firm's solid reputation in litigation and the importance of Paris as a venue for arbitration.

Mr. Leurent, a member of theParis bar, focuses his practice in arbitration and serves as counsel or arbitrator in a broad variety of disputes involving private companies and sovereign states. He also handles high profile and complex litigation before French courts, often relating to international law and arbitration. Leurent is on the panel of arbitrators of numerous organizations, including the International Chamber of Commerce, the Association Française d'Arbitrage, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board and the Co-Operation Counsel for the Arab States of the Gulf Commercial Arbitration Centre.