Sébastien Bonnard

Sébastien Bonnard

Brown Rudnick LLP

Recognized since 2019

Paris, France

Practice Areas

Arbitration and Mediation

International Arbitration


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Sébastien Bonnard is Managing Partner of Brown Rudnick’s Paris office. An experienced International Arbitration specialist, he has been involved as counsel in numerous arbitration proceedings both institutional (ICC, ICSID) and ad hoc, as well as in post-arbitral disputes (annulment and enforcement) for both private and public operators. He is also active in alternative dispute resolution proceedings such as mediation or conciliation. Sebastien, an ICC France registered arbitrator, is particularly active in disputes relating to construction, mining, telecommunication, joint ventures and distribution agreements in Africa and the Middle East.

Sébastien also has significant experience in the negotiation and monitoring of construction contracts (EPC contracts, lump sum contracts, etc.). He is the author of the France Chapter of the PLC Cross-border Constructions and Projects Handbook 2014/15. Sébastien is a lecturer in the International Business Law Master’s 2 degree at the University of Paris XI.

Sébastien’s native language is French and he is fluent in English.


  • 1, rue François 1er
    Paris 75008


  • English
  • French


  • University of Paris II, Panthéon-Assas

Bar Admissions

  • France, Paris

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

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • International Arbitration
  • Litigation


  • Chambers Europe
  • Chambers Global
  • The Legal 500
  • Décideurs Magazine Leaders League
  • Who's Who Legal
  • Option Droit & Affaires

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