Rupert is an English Barrister and an Avocat à la Cour. He specialises in international arbitration and dispute resolution proceedings relating to joint ventures, construction contracts, aerospace and international commerce.
Having started his career as a Barrister in London in 1992, he joined Gide Loyrette Nouel in Paris in 1995 and became a partner in the Arbitration team in 2001. He relocated to the Gide office in London in 2012.
He acts as counsel in both "common law" and "civil law" type arbitration proceedings in English and/or French. He has experience of all the major institutional rules, including ICC, LCIA and HKIAC, as well as UNCITRAL. Rupert is also regularly appointed as an arbitrator.
Rupert is recognised by both the Chambers and Legal 500 directories and is described as "superb: he knows how to handle witnesses and is capable of dealing with anything" and "Rupert Reece … offers an ‘excellent combination of French and English law capabilities’.