Benoit Le Bars, co-founder and Managing Partner of Lazareff Le Bars, is a recognized expert in international arbitration, with respect to institutional and ad hoc arbitral proceedings, international dispute resolution, and disputes in Africa. His practice focuses principally on commercial and investment arbitration involving complex trade relationships between businesses, investors and States, and spans a broad range of jurisdictions and arbitral institutions (more than 70 countries to date).
In addition to his work as counsel, Benoit is often appointed as arbitrator and has extensive experience in arbitral forums worldwide.
PhD in private law, Benoit Le Bars is also a Professor of law in the United States and in France.
His international arbitration expertise is recognized in leading international legal directories, including Chambers, Legal 500.
Benoit speaks French, English, Spanish and Russian and is a citizen of France.