Augustin Barrier joined LALIVE in 2016. His main area of practice is international arbitration, including commercial and investment treaty arbitration in a wide array of business sectors including energy, including the oil & gas industry and renewable energies, mining, joint-venture, supply and distribution and foreign investments, notably in Europe and Africa. He has acted as counsel in numerous international arbitral proceedings under the aegis of various institutions (ICC, LCIA, SCC, NAI, CCJA, ICSID) as well as ad hoc proceedings governed by a range of substantive and procedural laws, both common and civil law, such as French, Swiss, Swedish, English, Algerian, Nigerian, Mauritanian, OHADA and international law. He regularly publishes content relating to international law, international arbitration and arbitration law. He also contributes to the preparation of the Revue des revues for the Journal du Droit International (Clunet).
Augustin Barrier is a member of several professional associations, including the Young Arbitrators Forum of the ICC (YAF), the Young International Arbitration Group of the LCIA (YIAG), CFA-40, Young ICCA, Young ITA, ASA below 40 and the African Arbitration Association (AfAA). He is a co-Founder of the Swiss Chapter of the ENERAP (Energy-Related Arbitration Practitioners) association.
Before joining LALIVE, Augustin Barrier practiced international arbitration at leading international firms in Paris, where he also practiced commercial and white-collar crime litigation.
Augustin Barrier holds a Licence de droit from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Masters degrees in Economic Law from Sciences Po Paris and in Litigation, Arbitration & ADR from the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas.