Practice Expertise

  • Energy, Mining and Infrastructure

Areas of Practice

  • Energy, Mining and Infrastructure

WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Dispute Resolution Group - Member
  • Mining Group - Member


Martin Tavaut works in the energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors (electricity, upstream and downstream oil, renewable energies), in France and in Africa.

Martin has acquired significant experience in these different fields in large-scale projects, from their inception to their implementation (due diligence, regulatory, environmental law, OHADA law).

He has also developed an expertise in investment arbitration (ICSID, CCJA, etc.)

In addition, Martin is involved in institutional and legislative reform programs.

He is a lecturer at the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, as part of the University Diploma in International Economic Law in Africa (African International Investment Law module, 2015).

Bar Admissions
Paris bar (2010)
Buenos Aires bar (2001)

Universite Pantheon Sorbonne (Paris I)
DEA International Economic Law
2003 2004

Universidad de Buenos Aires
1994 1999

Areas of Practice

  • Energy, Mining and Infrastructure

Professional Career

Professional Associations
  • ELG
  • African Association of the Paris Bar

Professional Activities and Experience
August 2009 December 2013
Hector Farina Avocats, Paris, France
Senior Associate

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Paris, France
Associate, International Arbitration Group
April 2007 June 2009

Abalos & Asociados, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2001 2003

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