De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés strengthens its international arbitration and litigation practice with the arrival of a new partner, Andrea Pinna

Andrea Pinna joins de Gaulle Fleurance & Associés as partner. Such a recruitment is in line with the firm’s will to develop its international arbitration and litigation activity.   Andrea PinnaAndrea Pinna’s (38 years old) main field of activities is international and domestic arbitration. He participated as counsel in more than forty arbitration proceedings either ad hoc or institutional (ICC, ICSID, SCC, etc.) in several different fields, including M&A transactions, joint-venture agreements, oil & gas, mining, military or satellites disputes. His practice also concerns international litigation and in particular the management and coordination of multijurisdictional parallel proceedings, often related to arbitral proceedings, both in civil law countries and common law countries, African courts, Chinese courts and off-shore jurisdictions. He assists French multinational corporations in the framework of class action proceedings brought before foreign courts, in particular US courts. He is also active in representing French and international corporations and physical persons before French courts in commercial proceedings related to distribution and commercial agreements, M&A transactions, shareholders’ disputes and directors’ liability. He is a member of the Comité Français de l’Arbitrage (French Arbitration Committee), the Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage (Swiss Arbitration Society), the International Arbitration Institute (IAI) and of the Collège Européen de Résolution des Conflits (European Dispute-Resolution College). He is a member of the Editorial Committee of the Paris Journal of International Arbitration (Les Cahiers de l’Arbitrage). He has been a lecturer at universities in France and abroad for 15 years (Paris-II, Paris-XI, Versailles Nantes, Rotterdam, Tilburg). Before joining de Gaulle Fleurance & Associés, Andrea Pinna worked in Castaldi Mourre & Partners (2000-2006), Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier (2007-2009) and Bredin Prat (2009-2013). Andrea Pinna is a Doctor of Law (PhD) from Paris-II University (2006), Doctor of Law (PhD) from University of Tilburg (the Netherlands, 2003) and also holds a Master’s degree (DEA) in Private Law from Paris-II University (1998).