Derains & Gharavi International

Marie Girardet



LANGUAGES: French, Spanish and English
ADMISSION: Paris and Madrid (pending)

Marie Girardet is an associate at Derains & Gharavi and has acted in numerous international arbitration proceedings governed by the arbitration rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Dispute (ICSID) as well as in proceedings under the UNCITRAL rules. She has more particularly acted in cases related to the sectors of energy (oil and gas) and telecommunications involving Latin American and African States. She has also acted as counsel in ad hoc international arbitration and has experience of peri-arbitral litigation before the French and Spanish jurisdictions.

Marie holds a Master I in International and European Law from the University Grenoble II – UPMF. She is admitted to the Paris Bar.


Since Oct. 2016 Associate, Derains & Gharavi (Paris)
2013 – Sept. 2016 Associate, Bernardo Cremades & Asociados (Madrid)
July – Sept. 2012 Litigation trainee, Vigo law firm (Paris)
Mar. – July 2012 Trainee, International Arbitration Department, Bredin Prat (Paris)
Sept. 2011 – Mar. 2012 Trainee, International Arbitration Department, Bernardo Cremades & Asociados (Madrid)
2008 – 2010 Jurist, Jaramillo Abogados (Madrid)


2015 Admission to the examination to practice as a lawyer in Spain
2012 Certificat d’Aptitude à la Profession d’Avocat , qualification from the École des Avocats de Lyon
2007 Master I in International and European Law – University Grenoble II UPMF (with honour)
2006 Licence (University degree)  - University Grenoble II–UPMF (with honour)