Independent Counsel, TERRIEN AVOCAT (Paris); ICC YAF Representative for France; Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
Armand’s practice is focused on arbitration and mediation. He is based in Paris, and currently serves as ICC YAF Representative for France and teaches graduate courses on international arbitration at Hautes Etudes Appliquées du Droit and Master Arbitrage & Commerce International (Université Paris-Saclay) in Paris. He is the author of several articles on international arbitration, including in the Paris Journal of International Arbitration, ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin and Kluwer Arbitration Blog. He is a regular contributor to Practical Law Arbitration.
Armand’s law practice has focused on arbitration and mediation since 2011. He has acted as counsel and tribunal secretary in a wide range of disputes covering all industries and areas of international law. From
2013 to 2020, he was a senior Disputes Associate with Quinn Emanuel. Before that, he was an M&A and securities associate with Cleary Gottlieb. He has particular expertise in art law, notably providing advice on contracts between galleries and museums and artists. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb), and a member of Young ITA, CFA 40, ASA Below 40, ICDR Y&I, and Young ICCA. He has participated as coach and arbitrator in countless moot courts, including the Vienna Vis moot and Frankfurt Investment moot. He was appointed to the Arbitration pool of CAfA in January 2020.
Armand’s educational background includes: Ecole normale supérieure (Ancien élève, 2005) Columbia Law School (J.D., 2011); Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Master 2, 2011); Paris 3 Sorbonne-Nouvelle (Maîtrise, 2006). Armand is a member of the New York and Paris bars. He is fluent in French and English, and proficient in Spanish and Romanian.
Jurisdiction: France and U.S.A.