YAS BANIFATEMI 2017-12-22T12:00:22+00:00

Project Description

Yas Banifatemi

AddressSHERMAN & STERLING LLP, 114 Avenue des Chapms- Elysees. 75008 Paris, France
Phone(+33) 153 89 70 00
Emailybanifatemi @shearman.com
NationalityFrench, Iranian
Education– University of pantheon- Assas (Paris 2), PhD. in international law 1997 with highest honors; Dissertation honored with a prize at the concours de prix de theses of University of Pantheon-Assas (Paris 2)
– Harvard Law School, LL.M., 1997
Bar AdmissionParis
Work ExperienceChair, sole arbitrator and co-arbitration in international arbitration proceedings under the ICC Arbitration Rules, the ICSID Arbitration Rules, the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration and the Arbitration Rules of the CAIRO Regional Center of International Commercial Arbitration, as well as in ad hoc proceedings.
Has acted as counsel in over 100 arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including under UNCITRAL Rules) and under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, CRCICA, SCC, and LCIA, with focus on investment and energy disputes.
Present PositionYas Banifatemi is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration Group and leads the firm’s Public International Law Practice. She also advises multinational corporations and Governments on a variety of public international law issues, including state responsibility, law of treaties, state contracts, immunities of states and international organizations, boundaries and law of the sea.
Past positions
PublicationsYas banifatemi has written numerous articles on international arbitration and international law. She also regularly appears as a Speaker, particularly on issues of investment arbitration and international law.
LanguagesFrench, English, Persian