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Eléonore Caroit is a member of the New York and Paris bars and is registered to practice in Geneva. She advises companies and private clients in international arbitration and litigation, as well as on strategic corporate matters.

Her main area of practice is international arbitration, including commercial and investment treaty arbitration. She has acted as arbitrator, counsel and administrative secretary to arbitral tribunals in a number of international proceedings, both ad hoc and administered.

Ms. Caroit is active in the energy sector, with a focus on environmental disputes. She also has a solid experience in the construction, banking, and telecommunications sectors.

Ms. Caroit is co-chair of the under-forty section of the Comité français de l’Arbitrage (CFA40). She is also a member of the Commission on Arbitration and ADR of the International Chamber of Commerce and is part of the working group on arbitration of the French Conseil national des barreaux, and is also a member of the consultative committee of Delos in Paris.

Mr. Caroit is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on arbitration law.

She graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po). She holds a joint Masters degree in Global Business Law from the Université de Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne and Sciences-Po Paris. She also holds an LL.M. from Columbia Law School where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar and received the Parker School recognition in international and comparative law.

She is praised by peers and clients as a “future leader” in international arbitration (Who’s Who legal 2020).



− Arbitration, international litigation, corporate law


− Energy

− Oil & Gas

− Art, Media & Entertainment

− Private clients


− New York (2011)

– Paris (2012)

– Geneva (2016, liste UE/AELE)


– French, Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese


The fate of “perpetual” license agreements under Swiss law, Terralex publication, 2020

E-learning to develop the arbitration practice of the National Council of French Bars, https://www.cnb.avocat.fr/fr/actualites/un-e-learning-pour-developper-votre-pratique-de-larbitrage- interne, 2019

Eléonore Caroit, Les Cahiers de l’Arbitrage – nouveaux domaines, nouvelles utilisations, 3rd ed. Conseil National des Barreaux, 2017

Note: Société Tecnimont SPA v. Société J&P Avax, Supreme Court of Cassation of France, First Civil Law Chamber, Judgment No. 758 FS-P+B+I, Appeal No. P 11-26.529, 25 June 2014. Eleonore Caroit, 2016 Spain Arbitration Review | Revista del Club Español del Arbitraje, (© Club Español del Arbitraje; Wolters Kluwer España 2016, Volume 2016 Issue 25) pp. 122 – 124

Enforcement, France Eléonore Caroit, 2015 In: Julien Fouret (éd.), Enforcement of Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards, Globe Law and Business, 2015


CFA40 Debate, Arbitration and Artificial Intelligence, Paris, 29 January 2020

CFA40 Experts’ Series: Mining Arbitration in Africa, Paris, 20 November 2019

Les Etats Généraux de l’Arbitrage, Annual Conference of the CNB, Paris, October 27, 2019

3rd Annual GAR Live in Vienna, Debate on the Prague Rules, Vienne, 18 October 2019

CFA40 Debate, Arbitration and Environmental Law, Paris, 1 October 2019

YCAP 2019 Spring Seminar Symposium Approaches to witness evidence in international arbitration, Paris, 2 April 2019.

V meeting of international chapters of the Spanish club of arbitration, Hague Convention on choice of court agreements and New York convention Allies or enemies? Rome, 5 October 2018

IBA Young Lawyer’s training, The fundamentals of International Legal Business Practice, conference co- chair, Santo Domingo, 26 June 2018

Arbit & Co-chairs’ Circle Third Co-chairs’ Circle Global Conference and Co-chairs’ Circle Retreat, Rome, 18 May 2018

Paris Arbitration Week, Appeal against the award for breach of French and Swiss law, Paris, 13 April 2018

Club Español del Arbitraje, CEA-40, ASA-40, SABE, Environmental Law and Investment Arbitration, Geneva, 19 February 2018

CEA-40 11th Meeting of the CEA-40: Is cautio judicatum solvi (security for cost) in international arbitration an effective or obstructive measure? Madrid, 18 June 2017

ICC YAF, When is the assistance of the court necessary in the taking of evidence in international arbitration? Santo-Domingo, 25 May 2017

ICC 3rd International Forum on ICC Arbitration in Santo Domingo, From the arbitration agreement: multiparty contracts and multiplicity of contracts & the initial phase of the arbitration, Santo-Domingo, 24 and 25 May 2017

ASA Below 40 2017 Spring Seminar, It’s all about Strategy: Strategic Questions in Arbitration Genève, 12 May 2017

Conseil National des Barreaux Français, 1st Etats Généraux de l’Arbitrage : Make arbitration! Paris, 30 June 2016

Santo Domingo Chamber of Commerce & National School of the Judiciary of the Dominican Republic

The Arbitration Hearing & Annulment Causes – What do they mean, what don’t they mean? Santo-Domingo, 23-24 November 2015

ICC YAF, Preliminary and urgent matters, Paris, March 2015

ICC YAF – ARBIT, International Arbitrators at the dawn of the 21st century Turin, 23-24 January 2015

ICC YAF, Is arbitration heading toward a model procedure (and is that a good thing)? Paris, 18 July 2013