Isabelle GIRAULT


Luxembourg (LU)

+352 20 60 04 60

+ 352 20 60 04 60 20


English, French, German, Luxembourgish

Practice area

  • Competition Law
  • Construction / Engineering
  • Contract Law
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Maritime / Shipping
  • Real Estate


Educational/ Current position / Professional Experience

Current position

Since 2017: Founder as a partner of LAW CAIRN – Girault & Godart.
Working area: Civil and commercial litigation – employment Law – Tort law

Professional Experience

2003-2017 : Partner at Law firm Felten & Associés (member of Multilaw) – in charge of the litigation department
1993-2003 : Cofounder of Law firm Reding & Felten – In charge of the litigation department
1998 : Active member of “Lawyers without Borders”
1998 : Working periods in Kigali (Rwanda) as lawyer

Teaching tasks

2018-2019 Teaching “Commercial Law – Corporate Law” at the “Chambre des Salariés” in Luxembourg


2017 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified Training Course
1993 Degree in European Studies / European University Centre of Nancy (France)
1992 Admission to the Luxembourg Bar
1991 Master degree in Law / University of Nancy (France) / University of Saarbrücken (Germany)

  • Litigation regarding bilateral investment treaties (BIT) and enforcement of arbitration awards:
    – Procedure regarding the validity of arbitration awards and enforcement,
    – Work on bilateral investment agreements
    – Work on European Law compatibility / incompatibility of BIT concluded between European countries
  • Member of the “Think tank pour le développement de l’arbitrage à Luxembourg”

Arbitration Experience

Counsel in over 10 domestic arbitrations in commercial and construction disputes under the rules of the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce
I also have experience in relation with the enforcement of awards in Luxembourg (for example the PEMEX case).

Publications and Speaking Engagements


2000-2017 Regular publications in AGEFI LUXEMBOURG on labor and commercial law
Regular publications for the website of Law Cairn – Girault & Godart (

Speaking engagements

19/04/2018 – conference for “Vision Zéro – sécurité et santé au travail”
2016 – Meetincs Conference regarding the CSR Corporate Social Responsability (RSE : Responsabilité sociétale des entreprise)


Practice areas