Marie-Claire Argac


Argac, Marie-Claire

Marie-Claire Argac is counsel in the International Arbitration group.

Ms. Argac regularly advises states and state-owned entities in international investor-state and commercial arbitrations under the rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID),the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Ms. Argac possesses significant experience in the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors in particular. She has played a key role in defending the Republic of Kazakhstan in numerous recent and ongoing disputes. She is also part of the Curtis team currently representing Romania in a renewable energy case.

A French, British and Turkish national, she is a native French and English speaker, and is dual-qualified in Paris and New York.





American University, Washington College of Law, LL.M.

University of Paris-Nanterre X (France), European Bilingual Masters degree (M.B.D.E.) specialized in Anglo-American Law

University of Paris-Nanterre X (France), French Maîtrise specialized in French and English Business Law

University of Essex (UK), LL.B., first class honors

Admitted to Practice


New York