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THOMAS GAULTIER

Practice Areas

Litigation (Arbitration and Mediation), Corporate and Commercial Law (Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions)

Professional Experience

  • Of-Counsel with Abreu Advogados since 2015
  • Of-Counsel with AAA Advogados (2013-2015)
  • Of-Counsel with Miranda, Correia, Amendoeira & Associados (2012-2013)
  • Trainee Lawyer (2010) and Of-Counsel with Abreu Advogados (2010-2012)
  • Judge of the International Commercial Mediation Competition held by the ICC in Paris (since 2015)
  • Judge at the Turkish National Rounds of the “Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition” (2013)
  • Assistant professor of Conflict Mediation, under the Master in Arbitration and Forensic Law, at University Nova Law School (since 2015)
  • Assistant Professor of the course studies Negotiation and Conflict Mediation, at the Law School of the Portuguese Católica University in Porto (since 2014)
  • Lecturer of the Post-graduate programme in Conflict Mediation with double certification, at University Nova Law School (since 2014)
  • Assistant Professor of the course Conflict Mediation and Arbitration in Sports, at the Law School of Nantes University (2012)
  • Assistant Professor of the Master’s course Negotiation and Conflict Mediation at the Law School of the Portuguese Católica University in Porto (since 2011)
  • Vice-President and Founder of the ICFML – Instituto de Certificação de Formação de Mediadores Lusófonos (since 2011)
  • Winner of the Thomas Marx Award sponsored by Consulegis – International Network of Law Firms, with the dissertation on “Cross-Border Mediation - A new Solution for International Commercial Dispute Settlement” (2010)
  • Conflict mediator at the University of Texas Mediation Clinic (2009)
  • Moderator and speaker at several conferences, author and co-author of several papers on Mediation, including: Chapter on Portugal in “EU Mediation Law and Practice”, Oxford University Press and in “The varied landscape of mediation regulation - A comparative study in Europe and the World”, Manon Schonewille & Dr. Fred Schonewille Editing; “Three Days Observing The 9th ICC International Mediation Competition”, “The Long Awaited Portuguese Mediation Law - Fundamental Principles” and "France's Arbitration Law: v.2.0”, all published in the YAR - Young Arbitration Review

Education

  • Degree in French and Anglo-American Law, Université Paris X Nanterre, France (2007)
  • LL.M. in International Agreements and Alternative Dispute Resolution, University of Texas, USA (2009)
  • Specialisation Certificate under the aforementioned LL.M.in Alternative Dispute Resolution, University of Texas, USA (2009)
  • Master Bilingue des Droits de L’Europe (Specialisation in International Trade Law), Université Paris X Nanterre, France (2008)
  • Registered with the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)