Carole Malinvaud is a partner in Paris' Arbitration practice group. She specialises in international commercial law and more particularly in international arbitration, having acted in numerous international and institutional arbitrations both as counsel and as arbitrator.
Carole's recent activities include two major ICC arbitrations relating to commercial interests in Africa and project financing in the Middle East. She is also active in an ICSID case on investments in Latin America. She currently acts as an arbitrator in two major ICC procedures on interests in Latin America and in the United States.
Graduated from Paris II University and Harvard Law school, Carole is a member of the Paris and the New York Bars.
A former chair of the Comité Français de l'Arbitrage (CFA), Carole is chair of the International Chamber of Commerce French international arbitration commission (ICC France), and an elected member of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS). She is a former Officer of the International Bar Association (IBA).
Carole is also chair of the Gide Pro Bono Commission.
« Carole Malinvaud joins the top band with glowing commentary from interviewees. She is widely considered an 'excellent' lawyer, impressing one client with her 'creativity in her problem solving and defence strategy.' She is highly experienced as both counsel and arbitrator, with notable expertise in commercial arbitration. She regularly undertakes disputes involving Africa, Latin America and the USA. One interviewee says: 'Carole is very transparent, someone to be trusted and always willing to provide a solution.' »
Chambers Global 2017
« Carole Malinvaud particularly stands out and also acts as an arbitrator. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2017
« Experienced partner Carole Malinvaud offers clients 'extremely good advice on negotiation strategy' and 'does a very impressive job' on complex cases. »
Who's Who Legal 2017
« The Paris-based Carole Malinvaud is greatly admired by peers and clients for her outstanding practice as both counsel and arbitrator. »
Chambers Europe 2017