Gaëlle Filhol


Gaëlle Filhol is a partner of betto seraglini. She is specialized in international commercial arbitrations and in dispute adjudication proceedings. She focuses on complex international construction disputes involving high stakes claims. She also has extensive expertise in the resolution of disputes across a range of industries, including energy (oil & gas, nuclear), infrastructure and heavy industry. She has particular experience of disputes in regions such as Scandinavia and the Middle East, as well as those involving a French party or connection.

Before joining betto seraglini, Gaëlle Filhol worked during ten years in the Paris office of a major American law firm. She speaks French and English fluently.

Gaëlle Filhol is a Member of the ArbitralWomen and of the International Nuclear Law Association.


  • Co-author, “Refonte du droit des investissements en Afrique du Sud: vers l’exclusion d’un droit de recours général à l’arbitrage international? (South Africa issues draft bill on investment protection without general recourse to international arbitration for foreign investors), Option Droit & Affaires, 4 December 2013 (with Ch. von Krause)
  • Co-author, “Révolutions, guerres civiles, actes de terrorisme: quand et comment invoquer la force majeure?”, Bulletin Européen du Moniteur (BEM), March 2013, p. 10 (with N. Bouchardie)
  • Co-author, “International arbitration: French judges confirm that Paris is the leading place“, La Lettre des Juristes d’Affaires, 4 April 2011 (with Ch. von Krause)

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