NYU Law Abroad Staff in Paris

Emmanuel Gaillard

On-Site Paris Program Director

Emmanuel Gaillard is a Professor of Law at Sciences Po Law School in Paris and Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School. From 1986 to 2012, he was a Professor of Law at Paris XII University.  He is also a member of the Faculty of the Master in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS) at University of Geneva.

He was the first President and one of the co-founders of the International Academy for Arbitration Law (Arbitration Academy).  He chairs the International Arbitration Institute (IAI).

Professor Gaillard also is a prominent practitioner in the field of international arbitration, acting both as counsel and arbitrator.  Through his practice, extensive writing and teaching, he has contributed to the shaping of contemporary international arbitration law.  He has published widely in the area of international arbitration, in French and in English.  He is a co-author of Fouchard Gaillard Goldman on International Commercial Arbitration, a reference treatise in the field, a second and fully revised edition of which is underway.  He also published, in English and in French, Legal Theory of International Arbitration, the first essay on the theory of international arbitration based on his 2007 Course at The Hague Academy and now also published in Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, Hungarian and Portuguese. In 2010, Professor Gaillard was appointed as expert by UNCITRAL for the drafting of the UNCITRAL Guide on the New York Convention, which will be published in early 2014.

Emmanuel Gaillard teaches and researches in the area of international commercial arbitration, international investment arbitration, and private international law. 

Education
Agrégation en droit privé, 1982 
Ph.D. in Private Law, Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II), 1981 
D.E.A. in Criminal Law, Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II), 1977 
D.E.A. in Private Law, Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II), 1976

 

Vincent Chauvet

Fellow - NYU Law in Paris

Vincent Chauvet was appointed in 2013 Executive Director of the Paris-based EU Regulatory Policy Clinic. He holds a master of science in management from HEC Paris and a master’s degree in public administration from Sciences Po Paris. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in History in the University Paris-Sorbonne. Prior to joining NYU, he worked in Brussels, as a reporter for Reuters and later as a political communication advisor. While in Paris, he interned at the French Finance and Defense ministries and was also literary critic for the daily economic newspaper La Tribune.