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Vincent Reynaud



New York, 2021


Irish, French


English , French


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


+41 58 105 2000

Vincent Reynaud joined LALIVE in 2018. He specializes in international commercial and investment arbitration. Vincent’s practice focuses on the construction, energy, and defense sectors, as well as intellectual property and technology disputes. He has represented clients in disputes under all major rules of arbitration and governed by various substantive laws. Vincent also frequently advises international and intergovernmental organizations on governance and institutional matters as well as on their privileges and immunities. In addition to his counsel work, he regularly acts as administrative secretary to arbitral tribunals.

Vincent is secretary of the Executive Committee of the Columbia University Alumni in International Arbitration association and vice-president of the Geneva chapter of the Columbia Alumni Association of Switzerland. He is a member of several professional associations including ASA below 40, CFA 40, and Arbitration Ireland.

Vincent was previously an intern at LALIVE (2016-2017). Prior to joining the firm, he trained with two leading firms in arbitration in Paris. He earlier worked at the Permanent Representation of Ireland to UNESCO and the OECD (2013) and the Embassy of Ireland in France (2011-2012).

Vincent is trained in both common law and civil law. He holds an LL.B. in Law and Political Science with honours from Trinity College, Dublin (2013), a Master in Economic Law from Sciences Po Paris (2016), and an LL.M. from Columbia Law School (2018) where he was named a James Kent scholar and was a research assistant to Professor George Bermann. He also studied at The Hague Academy of International Law (public international law session).

What is it to be ‟Pro-Arbitrationˮ When Addressing Corruption at the Setting Aside and Enforcement Stages ?

Laura Azaria, Vincent Reynaud, 2023

In : Pro-Arbitration Revisited: A Tribute to Professor George Bermann from his Students Over the Years

Report on the 2022 LALIVE Lecture by Professor Pierre-Marie Dupuy - ‘A Guided Tour of the Chorzów Factory Case: A Review of Reparation Principles in International Investment Law’

Maël Deschamps, Vincent Reynaud, 2022

In: Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Bulletin, Vol. 40, No. 4, 2022, pp. 997-1000

Panel 3 - Disputes with States: Interstate Arbitration, International Courts, and Investment Arbitration

Vincent Reynaud, 2018

In: Plachy et al. Columbia Arbitration Day 2018: The Way Forward, American Review of International Arbitration (Vol. 29, 2018), pp. 198-201.

Launch of the Columbia University in International Arbitration association

Of courage in international arbitrational – revisited. How to overcome the current challenges to arbitration? A Fireside Chat between Professor George Bermann and Michael Schneider, moderated by Dr. Silja Schaffstein

16/05/2023 Geneva Laura Azaria, Vincent Reynaud Co-organisers

Delos-Y in conjunction with Lenz & Staehelin

Delos-Y Breakfasts: Drafting Submissions – The White Page Conundrum

11/10/2019 Geneva Vincent Reynaud Panelist

Columbia Arbitration Day

The Way Forward: International Arbitration Meets a New Global Reality

02/03/2018 New York Vincent Reynaud Co-organiser
Vincent Reynaud Guest lecturer


University of Lausanne
Introduction to investment arbitration (Master’s degree and LL.M. course), Lausanne