Portrait of Jean-Baptiste Meyrier, Correspondent partner in 'Belgravia Law', London.

Jean-Baptiste Meyrier

Correspondent partner

Practice areas

  • Insurance & Reinsurance Law
  • Dispute Resolution (Litigation & Arbitration)
  • Company Law - Mergers & Acquisitions - Commercial Law

Career
Jean-Baptiste’s practice ranges from advising companies and individuals in their corporate transactions to litigating their cases in court, both in Luxembourg and in France. In addition to a varied activity as a general commercial practitioner, Jean-Baptiste has developed very extensive experience in general insurance law and advises or defends insurers and brokers regularly.

He has also developed a keen interest in arbitration (ICC, LCIA, ICSID…), together with being a member of various arbitration associations (AFA, CFA, CEA, LAA, IBA), and frequently involves in matters dealing with enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgments.

He was admitted to the New York Bar (2011), the Paris Bar (2012) and the Luxembourg Bar (2017), after studying at the University of Salamanca (class of 2008 – Erasmus international exchange programme), the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (class of 2009 – Masters in Business and Tax Law), and Boston University (class of 2010 – LL.M in American law).

He is BELGRAVIA LAW LIMITED's correspondent in France further to an agreement entered under the auspices of the Paris bar.

He has published or contributed to a series of articles and guides in his areas of practice, and in all the languages he commands.

Education
2008 - University of Salamanca
2009 - Master of Business Law and Taxation, Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II)
2010 - LL.M in American Law, Boston University

Languages
French, English, Spanish

Publications
  • LexNow - L’Assignation au fond à bref delai : une voie d'introduction de l'instance oubliée (June 2022)
  • Paris Baby Arbitration (October 2021 issue), Confirmation of the admissibility of a third-party opposition to a recognition order in international arbitration, a commentary of the French Supreme Court ruling in Central Bank of Libya v. Al-Kharafi, Cass. Civ. 1st Ch., 26 May 2021, No. 19-23.996 (No. 382 FS-P) (French version: link) (English version: link)
  • Les Echos – Le Cercle, Éléments à retenir du dernier rapport du Conseil d’analyse économique sur l’action de groupe à la française (a commentary of the bill on French class action) (link) (October 2012)
  • Les Echos – Le Cercle, Regards croisés franco-américains sur le devoir de loyauté du dirigeant (link) (The corporate officers’ duty of loyalty: a comparison of the rules applicable under French and US laws) (January 2013)
  • IBA and Paris bar award for an article about Paris as a legal forum in the 21st century (May 2015)
  • Getting The Deal Through 2021 Edition: Insurance & Reinsurance, Luxembourg Chapter (June 2021)
  • Spain Arbitration Review (Club español del arbitraje), Ed. Wolters Kluwer, Kluwer Arbitration, numéro 19, volume 2014, pp. 119 à 124 Comentario a la sentencia pública de 28 de marzo de 2013 (núm. 11-27.770) de la Corte de casación, Sala 1.a Civil, Pirelli c. Licensing Projects (May 2014)