Head of the International Arbitration practice group at Hogan Lovells in Paris, Laurent Gouiffès has over 20 years’ experience representing major industrial groups and States in high profile, complex international arbitrations and mediations.He has extensive experience of arbitration under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, ICSID and UNCITRAL and has also acted in a number of disputes brought under the Energy Charter Treaty. With a focus on energy-related, technological and investment disputes, Laurent regularly acts on behalf of clients in the oil and gas, mining, electricity, nuclear, aerospace and telecommunications industries as well as on behalf of States. Laurent also regularly acts as arbitrator in cases before the ICC, LCIA and the Chamber of Arbitration of Milan. He is dual-qualified in France and England, and speaks French, English and Italian fluently. Laurent also regularly speaks and publishes on topical issues in arbitration, energy and public/private international law, including giving lectures on energy arbitration at LSE in London and Sciences Po in Paris.