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Vanessa Marshall de Monthé

Vanessa Marshall de Monthé's practice focuses on international commercial arbitration and she is experienced in investment arbitration, arbitration-related litigation and private international law. Vanessa joined DLA Piper's international arbitration team in 2022. 
Bar admissionsAvocat admitted to the Paris Bar


  • Participated in representing a French company in an ICC arbitration against an Algerian state-owned company in a dispute arising from a settlement agreement (French language, seat: Geneva, Algerian law).
  • Participated in representing an Algerian subsidiary of a Dutch company in an ICC arbitration dispute against an Algerian state-owned company concerning the construction and commissioning of gas recovery facilities (French language, seat: Paris, Algerian law).
  • Participated in representing a subsidiary of a Canadian petroleum group in an ICC arbitration concerning mining exploration against a French subsidiary of a Norwegian group (English language, Paris seat, French law).
  • Participated in representing a UAE company against its contractor in an LCIA arbitration (English language, seat: Dubai, Abu Dhabi law and UAE federal laws).
  • Participated in representing a European State before the Paris Court of Appeal in an action for the annulment of an investment arbitration award issued under the Energy Charter Treaty.
  • French
  • English
  • Paris Bar School, Certificat d’aptitude à la profession d’avocat
  • Université Paris XII Créteil, LLM in international business litigation
  • BPP Law School, GDL, London
  • Toulouse University, Master’s degree in international business law


  • Conducted a professional seminar entitled “Presentation of a career path and opportunities in international arbitration” for students of  Toulouse Capitole University’s joint French law and Common Law degree programme. 

Prior Experience

  • Experience at international law firms in Paris in the fields of international litigation, investment arbitration and public international law.
  • Experience within legal departments of leading companies in the oil & gas, aerospace and pharmaceutical sectors in France and Spain.