Louis B. Buchman

Louis B. Buchman


Recognized since 2013

Paris, France

Practice Areas

Arbitration and Mediation

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Louis-Bernard Buchman is an international arbitrator, with over 35 years' experience as a consultant and arbitrator in commercial disputes.

Louis is on the panels of the American Arbitration Association, the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Polish Arbitration Court in Warsaw. Arbitration Rules (such as UNCITRAL, LCIA, ICC, ICR, Polish Arbitration Court, WIPO, International Seeds Federation), and chaired Several arbitral tribunals. The French Bar certified him as a specialist in Arbitration Law.

He is also a WIPO and ICDR trained mediator and has participated in several international mediations, held in New York.

In addition, WIPO regularly appoints Louis-Bernard as a neutral to adjudicate domain-name disputes.

As a member of the Paris Bar, Louis-Bernard is admitted to practice in all courts (except the Council of State and the Court of Cassation). He is also admitted in New York, and registered in the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Center. Societies of the European Union (CCBE). Louis-Bernard has spoken widely and written many articles. Louis also has a particular expertise in the Energy Sector, having worked in it for over forty years.

He speaks French and English fluently, has good language skills in Polish and Italian, and can hold a basic conversation in German.

In his spare time, he travels with his wife and children. He was a Captain in the French Navy (Ret.)


  • 30 Avenue Georges Mandel
    Paris 75116

Bar Admissions

  • France, Paris Bar Association
  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • France, French Bar


  • American Arbitration Association - Member
  • Polish Arbitration Court in Warsaw - Affiliate
  • World Intellectual Property Organization - Member

Court Admissions

  • Registered in the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Center

Paris, France

1 The Best Lawyers in France awards

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in France 2023 for work in:

  • Arbitration and Mediation

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