Debevoise Counsel Floriane Lavaud Appointed to the Qatar Sports Arbitration Tribunal

26 July 2019

Debevoise & Plimpton counsel Floriane Lavaud, a member of the firm's International Dispute Resolution Group in New York and Paris, has been appointed to serve as an arbitrator on the Qatar Sports Arbitration Tribunal (QSAT), which operates under the Qatar Sports Arbitration Foundation (QSAF).

Ms. Lavaud’s practice focuses on international arbitration, public international law and enforcement-related litigation. She has advised clients in a variety of jurisdictions and fora on issues of civil and common law, public international law, and treaty and contract interpretation, including advising the State of Qatar before the International Court of Justice. She is admitted to the New York and the Paris Bars, in addition to being a Solicitor in England & Wales.

QSAT is dedicated to provide an efficient and effective mechanism for resolving through arbitration and mediation sports-related disputes. Its panels resolve disputes through ordinary proceedings or concerning the decisions of federations, associations, sports clubs, clubs, or other bodies, provided that the statutes or regulations of the said sports-related bodies or a specific agreement so provide. Both QSAT and QSAF are organizations based in Doha, Qatar.

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