Margaux Baillou

Associate

Biography

Margaux Baillou is an associate at Wordstone Dispute Resolution, with experience in both investment and commercial arbitration. She has worked on cases involving States, State entities and international companies across a wide range of industries including the construction sector.

Margaux also has experience in annulment and enforcement proceedings before the French courts.

Prior to joining Wordstone, Margaux worked as a law clerk and intern in the international arbitration departments of several global law firms in Paris, and in the litigation department of a French-Chilean law firm in Santiago de Chile. Margaux also interned at the French Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), where she coordinated the Commission on Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Recent Experience

Representing a consortium of three French, Spanish and Algerian companies specialising in gas production and exploitation in an ICC arbitration concerning a construction project for support infrastructure for a gas field in Algeria.

Representing a French biopharmaceutical group against a Swiss pharmaceutical company in an ICC arbitration concerning a product licensing agreement.

Representing a French biopharmaceutical group against a Swiss pharmaceutical company in an ICC arbitration concerning a product distribution agreement.

Representing a Brazilian company specialising in the manufacture and distribution of plastic products against a French banking institution in an ICC arbitration relating to the enforcement of a First Demand Guarantee.

Education

  • King’s College University, L.L.M in International Dispute Resolution, 2021
  • University of Paris I – Sorbonne, Master II in International Law and International Organizations, 2020
  • University of Paris I – Sorbonne, Master I in Generational International Law, 2019
  • Catholic Institute of Paris, Degree in Law and Political Science, 2018

Admissions

Paris

Languages

French, English and Spanish

Publications

Contributed to Presunción de competencia y deber de diligencia de los inversores internacionales, Revista Jurídica del Centro de Arbitraje de México, 2024 (to be published)