Augustin Barrier


Admission :

Paris, 2011
Geneva (foreign lawyer), 2017

Nationality :


Languages :

English , French


35, Rue de la Mairie
P.O. Box 6569
1211 Geneva 6

Contact :

+41 58 105 2000 +41 58 105 2060

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 construction, oil & gas, mining, joint-venture, supply and distribution and foreign investments. 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 and international law.

Mr 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 and ASA below 40.

Before joining LALIVE, Mr Barrier practiced international arbitration at leading international firms in Paris, where he also practiced commercial and white-collar crime litigation.

Mr 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.

Tips from the top: Young ICCA interviews Augustin Barrier

Augustin Barrier, 2018

Young ICCA Blog, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, March 2018

Africa Overview

Augustin Barrier, 2016

The International Arbitration Review, ed. 2016 (co-auth.)

Arbitre d’urgence – Premier bilan du nouveau règlement d’arbitrage de la CCI

Augustin Barrier, 2015

Moniteur du Commerce International, 4 June 2015, n° 1987 (co-auth.)

Africa Overview

Augustin Barrier, 2015

The International Arbitration Review, ed. 2015 (co-auth.)

L’arbitre et le recours en annulation contre la sentence qu’il a rendue – Approche critique du droit français à la lumière du droit comparé

Augustin Barrier, 2012

Les Cahiers de l’arbitrage 2012-2 pp. 295-308 (co-auth.)


Delos-Y Breakfast

Geneva 11/10/2019 Augustin Barrier Moderator: Drafting Submissions – The Blank Page Conundrum

For more information, see the programme.


Investment Disputes in a Post-BIT World

Geneva 13/02/2019 Augustin Barrier Speaker: ISDS: Is the Future Hidden in the Past?


Skills Training Workshop: “Help, I have been Assigned to a Gas Pricing Arbitration!”

Geneva 01/12/2017 Augustin Barrier Speaker