Diane Vallaud


  • Corporate law, with particular focus on:
    • M&A
    • commercial contracts
  • Key sectors:
    • fashion, luxury goods and design
    • energy, electricity and gas
    • retail
  • Foreign languages: French and English


  • Member of the International Arbitration Focus Team and of the Africa Team
  • Joined the firm in 2016
  • Worked for a leading international law firm in Shanghai and a leading international law firm in Paris (2013–2015)


  • Member of the French Bar
  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Law degree from Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense University

Knowledge Sharing

First edition of the "Conditions of Contract for Underground Works" (FIDIC Emerald Book)

At the World Tunnel Congress last May, the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) launched the first edition of “Conditions of Contract for Underground Works”, commonly known as the Emerald Book. The Emerald Book is exclusively dedicated to the regulation of th …

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