Peter M. Wolrich


Wolrich, Peter


Who's Who in the World

Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur (decoration awarded by the French government for distinguished service)

Listed in the Guide to the World's Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration, 7th Edition


Legal 500 France (French Language)

Peter Wolrich possède ‘une connaissance et une expérience assez uniques en matière d’arbitrage commercial et d’investissement’.

Legal 500 EMEA 2019 - France: Dispute Resolution

‘is always a few steps ahead tactically’ and ‘stands out for his ability to see both the details and the bigger picture of a case’.

Chambers Europe 2019 - Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration - France

Interviewees note Peter Wolrich's presence on the state side of major investment treaty cases and describe him as "experienced and knowledgeable." He often handles proceedings under ICSID and UNCITRAL rules. He also assists with investor-state arbitrations under ICC rules.

Leaders League 2018-19 - France Best Law firms

Peter Wolrich is highly ranked by leading French legal directory, which notes 'Partner Peter Wolrich works on commercial and investor-state arbitration and recently acted on behalf of the Russian Federation.'

Chambers Europe 2018

Peter Wolrich co-leads the team and specialises in commercial arbitration proceedings, including investor-state disputes. Interviewees describe him as "very well known and a very safe pair of hands," and note his reputation in the field.

Who's Who Legal 2016

Peter Wolrich is known for his “astute legal mind” and his “technical expertise”.

Chambers Global 2016

Peter Wolrich is praised by clients for "his ability to focus on the strongest arguments and to make the case look simple."

Legal 500 EMEA 2015

Peter Wolrich was noted by clients as "uniquely learned and experienced about international commercial and investment arbitration, worldwide"

Chambers Global 2014 - France: Dispute Resolution

Peter Wolrich receives warm praise from clients: "He's a very effective advocate. He has an acute sense of where the hearing is going and the best approach to use with the opposition and tribunal, which makes him a likeable counsel. He has the capacity to keep people relaxed in the hearing room." He is the managing partner of the Paris office and co-heads the international arbitration practice.

Legal 500 EMEA 2014 - Paris: International Arbitration

Co-head of the firm’s international practice Peter Wolrich is praised for his ‘outstanding advocacy and great command on large complex cases’.

‘uniquely learned and experienced about international commercial and investment arbitration, worldwide’

Legal 500 EMEA 2015

Peter Wolrich is ‘always a few steps ahead tactically’

Legal 500 EMEA 2019