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Antoine is a partner at Reed Smith in the Energy & Natural Resources Industry Group, with a focus in the field of Projects & Construction. Antoine’s clients include multinational companies involved in renewable and conventional energy, oil & gas and infrastructure. Antoine represents owners and contractors on EPC related transactions and is an emerging leader in the field of construction related dispute resolution, both as Project Counsel and in large-scale domestic and international arbitrations, which have included projects involving renewable energy (offshore and onshore wind, solar, battery storage and hydro), gas power plants, LNG mega projects, vessels for offshore oil and gas, road and rail transport, and catastrophic plant failures. Antoine has a strong grasp of the technical and legal issues arising from construction disputes such as delay analysis, changed work, defects and root cause investigations, bringing to bear his previous experience working as in-house counsel for construction and engineering companies. Antoine is consistently recognized for excellent technical performance, leadership and delivering outstanding outcomes for clients.


  • National University of Singapore, 2015
  • Monash University, 2007, LLB (Hons), B.Comm
  • College of Law, Melbourne, 2008, GDLP

  • New South Wales
  • California
  • Texas

  • Indonesian

Awards & Recognition

  • Society of Construction Law – Brooking Prize Winner (2017)
  • Listed as a Rising Star in The Legal 500 UK for Construction: contentious (2017-2020)
  • Listed as a Rising Star in Expert Guides (2020)
  • Ranked in Chambers USA for Texas Construction, 2021-2022