Pierre-Emmanuel is a lawyer and a consultant in public international law, international investment law and dispute resolution. He has advised Asian, European, Middle Eastern, African and Latin American governments, as well as public and private entities and corporations, on public international law matters. His advisory services have involved the issues of the law of the sea and maritime boundary delimitation, international environmental law and transboundary harm, dispute settlement procedures before international courts and tribunals, the law of treaties, state and international organisations responsibility, international economic sanctions (UN, US, EU), state immunity, international humanitarian law, human rights law, disarmament and non-proliferation issues.
Pierre-Emmanuel is serving as legal adviser to the UN Special Rapporteur on unilateral sanctions (unilateral coercive measures) and has worked on several international arbitration cases including investor-state disputes related to foreign investments under the ICSID Convention, the Energy Charter Treaty and bilateral investment treaties.
He is a Senior Lecturer at the Free Faculty of Law, Economics and Management of Paris (FACO), where he teaches investment treaty arbitration and commercial arbitration. In addition, he is a member of the International Law Association’s (ILA) French Branch and the Board of Experts of the Hague Centre for Law and Arbitration.
Pierre-Emmanuel holds a postgraduate degree in International Dispute Resolution from the University of Paris XII, a Master’s degree in Private Law from the University of Nantes, and a Diploma of Notary from the University of Aix-Marseille. His lectures and extensive publications have covered topics related to public international law, international dispute settlement, environmental law, investment treaty arbitration and international economic law.