Dany Khayat is the head of the International Arbitration practice in Paris and the co-leader of the Middle East dispute practice with the Firm. He has been involved in numerous arbitration proceedings conducted under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID (including Additional Facility), UNCITRAL, SIAC, LCIA, LMAA, GAFTA, RSA, DIAC, CRCICA, AFA, CMAP as well as in ad hoc arbitration proceedings. Dany has extensive experience in commercial arbitration and has acted as lead counsel in dozens of cases under a variety of applicable laws. Dany has particular experience in disputes in the following industries: construction, intellectual property, defense, infrastructure, JV agreements with a particular regional focus on Africa and the Middle East. Dany also has substantive knowledge of investment treaty arbitration and the protection of foreign investments and has been involved, as lead counsel, in more than a dozen investor/State disputes, representing both States and investors.