Main Areas of Expertise

  • Cross-border commercial & financial disputes
  • Crisis management & corporate disputes
  • Commercial arbitration


  • King’s College, London – LLB in English and French Law
  • Panthéon-Sorbonne University (Paris I) – Masters in English and North-American Business Law
  • Sciences-Po Paris – Masters in Economic Law

Jean-Luc Larribau is a dispute resolution lawyer with over 15 years’ experience assisting clients handling complex crises and sensitive disputes, whether commercial, corporate, or financial.

Notable experience

  • Representing listed companies in the industry sector (Suez, Infineon, Framatome, Pentair, …) in their sensitive contractual and corporate-related disputes
  • Assisting and representing investment funds and other financial institutions in their financial regulatory related disputes, and representing in particular a credit institution in the context of the liquidation of one of its investment funds as a result of the March 2020 Covid financial crisis
  • Representing ABC Arbitrage, a financial institution specialized in financial arbitrage, in various disputes against before the French courts, and in particular in its capacity as minority shareholder holding American Depositary Receipts in the context of a dispute regarding a capital increase amounting to a billion euros carried out by a French company
  • Represented and representing various agents or business partners of major civil and military aeronautical companies in relation to their claims for payment of outstanding remuneration blocked for alleged compliance concerns
  • Advising and representing minority shareholders or short sellers of listed and non-listed companies on a regular basis in corporate disputes against the company, their directors or other shareholders

Relevant activities

  • President of the Advisory Board of the non-governmental organization G20Y