Jean Christophe Honlet

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ADMISSIONS

Paris Bar

languages

English
French

education

Maison française, University of Oxford, Lavoisier Scholar

University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne, DEA in private law (Hons)

University of Paris II Pantheon Assas, Maîtrise in private law (Hons)

ESSEC (Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales), MBA

Jean-Christophe Honlet

PARTNER

Jean-Christophe Honlet is a founding partner. He concentrates on international arbitration, both commercial and investor-State. He has over 25 years of experience acting in numerous cases as arbitrator, counsel or expert witness, spanning a number of applicable laws and industry sectors, including energy, mining, international construction, real estate, defense, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, telecommunications, media, automotive, aerospace, private equity and banking. He has represented public and private companies, individuals, sovereign States and State entities. He is also active in dispute board proceedings and arbitration-related litigation, including actions to set aside arbitral awards and enforcement actions. His cases include several firsts of their kind.

Jean-Christophe is regularly recommended by independent publications based on client and peer feedback, including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal Arbitration (Global Arbitration Review), Best Lawyers and Euromoney, Guide to the World’s leading International Commercial Arbitration Lawyers.

Thorough, incisive, client-focused and with a detailed knowledge of the processes and procedures of international arbitration.
Chambers

He is an excellent lawyer, an outstanding tactical lawyer and he handles the cases very well.
Chambers

Jean-Christophe-Honlet is extraordinarily knowledgeable in the investment and commercial arbitration field, is an exceptional thinker, has wonderful clarity of thought and has great bedside manner for delivering complex and difficult points in an understandable way.
Legal 500

Jean-Christophe Honlet’s ability to grasp complex issues and devise strategies to promote a case is exceptional.
Legal 500

A “shrewd tactician with a sharp mind”, a “consummate professional”
Who’s Who Legal Arbitration (where Jean-Christophe was referred to as a “Thought Leader”)

[He] holds a ‘stellar reputation’ for his in-depth knowledge of investment treaty cases.
Who’s Who Legal Arbitration

Jean-Christophe has also been described as a “brilliant litigator with a very fine tactical mind”, a “widely known name on the market” , “performing on the front line with considerable aplomb”, with “attention to detail, strategic vision and foresight”, and “absolutely excellent”.
Chambers

Jean-Christophe is a member of many professional associations, including the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, the French Committee on Arbitration and the International Arbitration Institute. He frequently publishes and speaks on arbitration and is a lecturer on international arbitration at the University of Paris II Pantheon Assas.

Prior to founding Honlet Legum Arbitration, he was a partner at an international law firm, where he served for over 12 years as global co-head and then head of its international arbitration group.

Jean-Christophe Honlet

PARTNER

Jean Christophe Honlet

Jean-Christophe Honlet is a founding partner. He concentrates on international arbitration, both commercial and investor-State. He has over 25 years of experience acting in numerous cases as arbitrator, counsel or expert witness, spanning a number of applicable laws and industry sectors, including energy, mining, international construction, real estate, defense, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, telecommunications, media, automotive, aerospace, private equity and banking. He has represented public and private companies, individuals, sovereign States and State entities. He is also active in dispute board proceedings and arbitration-related litigation, including actions to set aside arbitral awards and enforcement actions. His cases include several firsts of their kind.

Jean-Christophe is regularly recommended by independent publications based on client and peer feedback, including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal Arbitration (Global Arbitration Review), Best Lawyers and Euromoney, Guide to the World, leading International Commercial Arbitration Lawyers.

D +33 1 79 35 22 22
M +33 6 73 73 72 38
vCARD Download
CV Download
jeanchristophe.honlet@honletlegum.com

ADMISSIONS

Paris Bar

languages

English
French

education

Maison française, University of Oxford, Lavoisier Scholar

University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne, DEA in private law (Hons)

University of Paris II Pantheon Assas, Maîtrise in private law (Hons)

ESSEC (Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales), MBA

Thorough, incisive, client-focused and with a detailed knowledge of the processes and procedures of international arbitration.
Chambers

He is an excellent lawyer, an outstanding tactical lawyer and he handles the cases very well.
Chambers

Jean-Christophe Honlet is extraordinarily knowledgeable in the investment and commercial arbitration field, is an exceptional thinker, has wonderful clarity of thought and has great bedside manner for delivering complex and difficult points in an understandable way.
Legal 500

He is an excellent lawyer, an outstanding tactical lawyer and he handles the cases very well.
Chambers

Jean-Christophe Honlet’s ability to grasp complex issues and devise strategies to promote a case is exceptional.
Legal 500

A “shrewd tactician with a sharp mind”, a “consummate professional”
Who’s Who Legal Arbitration (where Jean-Christophe was referred to as a “Thought Leader”)

[He] holds a ‘stellar reputation’ for his in-depth knowledge of investment treaty cases.
Who’s Who Legal Arbitration

Jean-Christophe has also been described as a “brilliant litigator with a very fine tactical mind”, a “widely known name on the market” , “performing on the front line with considerable aplomb”, with “attention to detail, strategic vision and foresight”, and “absolutely excellent”.
Chambers

Jean-Christophe is a member of many professional associations, including the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, the French Committee on Arbitration and the International Arbitration Institute. He frequently publishes and speaks on arbitration and is a lecturer on international arbitration at the University of Paris II Pantheon Assas.

Prior to founding Honlet Legum Arbitration, he was a partner at an international law firm, where he served for over 12 years as global co-head and then head of its international arbitration group.