Anne-Sophie Gidoin has acted as counsel in international investment and commercial arbitrations under the ICSID, ICC, Swiss, and GICAM rules, in both English and French, in sectors including construction, telecommunications, and banking. She is also involved in arbitration and mediation law reform in the 17 OHADA member states in western and central Africa.

Before joining Jones Day, Anne-Sophie trained with international law firms in Paris, Geneva, and Shanghai.

Anne-Sophie is an active member of the HEC Alumni international network. She participated in the 2012 session of the "International Academy for Arbitration Law" in Paris. She frequently publishes on international dispute settlement. Besides her native French, Anne-Sophie is fluent in English, Spanish, and Russian.


OHADA reforms arbitration and mediation laws
Jones Day is advising the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa, OHADA, in reforming its arbitration act and creating a mediation act.

Oil company arbitrates dispute related to LNG plant
Jones Day is representing a major European oil company in a USD 1.5 billion ICC arbitration with an EPC contractor concerning delays and additional work in the turnkey construction of an oil and gas extraction and processing plant in North Africa.

Wabtec acquires Faiveley Transport for $1.8 billion
Jones Day advised Wabtec Corporation in the acquisition of Faiveley Transport S.A., a global supplier of high added value integrated systems for the railway industry, for a total of $1.8 billion in cash and stock, including assumed debt.

Speaking Engagements

  • November 2, 2017ICC YAF/ YICCA joint event: Key Steps For Efficient Advocacy in International Arbitration (Mastering Written Advocacy)
  • September 13, 2017ICC YAF: Paranoias and Annulment Issues: Let the House Decide! (First motion: The House believes that there is a due process paranoia in international arbitration.)
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