Hélène Taberlet

Senior Associate, Geneva

+41 58 105 2000

htaberlet@lalive.law

Hélène specialises in international commercial and investment arbitration, with a particular focus on the energy sector. She has acted as counsel in arbitrations under a variety of procedural rules, including the ICC, ICSID and LCIA Arbitration Rules.

Before joining LALIVE, Hélène was Senior Legal Counsel at a Geneva-based international energy company, where she managed and oversaw pre-contentious matters and disputes and provided legal support for all oil and gas trading activities.

Recent publications

The IBA Task Force on Privilege in International Arbitration: Taking on the “Pick and Mix” Approach
HELENE TABERLET, ISABELLA CANNATÀ
In: Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 15 June 2024

Current memberships

  • Member of ArbitralWomen

Career history

  • Senior Associate, LALIVE, Geneva, 2024 – present
  • Associate, LALIVE, Geneva, 2021 – 2023
  • Senior Legal Counsel, Philia SA, Geneva, 2019 – 2021
  • Legal Counsel, Philia SA, Geneva, 2017 – 2019
  • Associate, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, 2016 – 2017
  • Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills, Paris, 2014 – 2016
  • Trainee Solicitor, Herbert Smith Freehills, London, 2012 – 2014

Academic qualifications

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, BPP University, 2012
  • Bachelor of Laws, London School of Economics, 2011

Practices

  • Arbitration - International Commercial
  • Arbitration - Investment Treaty
  • Public International Law

Sectors

  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • Technology

Languages

  • English
  • French

Nationality

  • British
  • Swiss

Admission

  • Switzerland (foreign lawyer), 2021
  • England & Wales, 2014