Jérôme Lehucher is a partner in the International Dispute Resolution Practice Group. His practice focuses on investment arbitration, international commercial arbitration and international oil and gas transactions.
Jérôme has acted as counsel for Central Asian, Latin American and African states and state-owned entities, as well as private sector companies in dozens of ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC and SCC arbitrations, in the energy, mining, agricultural, pharmaceutical, construction, telecommunication, automotive and technology sectors, with disputed amounts ranging from US$30 million to over US$30 billion. Jérôme has also advised clients in enforcement and annulment proceedings of international arbitral awards, in the negotiation and performance of their petroleum contracts, as well as in the structuration and protection of their foreign investments.
Prior to joining the firm in 2020, Jérôme practiced for more than 15 years at leading international arbitration law firms in Paris, New York and Buenos Aires. He is admitted to practice in both Paris and New York and is trilingual.
Jérôme has been ranked as a Future Leader in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration since 2020 and was ranked as one the ten Next Generation Partners in France by The Legal 500 in 2022. He has been recognised by peers and clients as a “real fighter with expertise in investment arbitration”, a “hard working professional”, and a “star in the field (including treaty arbitration)”, with “specialist knowledge of public international law”, a “phenomenal”, capacity for work and “an unbeatable intellect”.