Antoine Cottin



Antoine Cottin‘s focuses on international arbitration and litigation, as well as public international law. He is able to practice in English, French and Spanish.
He has experience as counsel in both commercial and high-profile investment arbitration cases relating to a broad range of activities including the Energy, Defence and Construction sectors.
He has previously practised in several international law firms both in Paris and Madrid. He also worked for the Cour de cassation, as well as a major French electric utility company.

Antoine Cottin holds a Master degree in international and European law from the University of Paris X (Paris-Nanterre), and the MIDS LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID, Geneva). He is also a member of several professional associations (ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, European Society of International Law).


  • “Stay of Enforcement in France: How Restrictive is the Paris Court of Appeal?”, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 26 November 2019.
  • “Revisiting the Dispute Requirement in International Interpretation Proceedings: Deeds, not Words”, co-written with P. Kyriakou, Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Vol. 10, Issue 2, June 2019, pp. 307-327.
  • “Caribbean Islands in the Mood for Arbitration”, co-written with A.-S. Gidoin, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 12 July 2017.