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Pacôme is Delaloa’s founding partner. He has been representing States and private entities in a broad range of commercial and investment disputes for over a decade. He has worked under the rules of various institutions – particularly those of the ICC, LCIA, ICSID and Commercial Arbitration Centre of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CAC-CCIP) – as well as in ad hoc arbitration. He also sits as an arbitrator.


Prior to founding Delaloa, Pacôme worked at Dechert (Paris) LLP and PLMJ Advogados in Lisbon. He is admitted to practice in France and Portugal. Pacôme graduated from Panthéon-Sorbonne University (Paris I) and Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan. He is agrégé in economics and management.


Pacôme was recognised in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in Portugal for his work in arbitration and mediation and has been ranked as a Future Leader in Arbitration by Who’s Who Legal since 2018.


Peers and clients say Pacôme is “One of the best of his generation"; "He is very diligent and precise as well as having a solid knowledge of the subject"; "He is a very proactive lawyer with excellent strategy and creativity";  "He has a deep understanding of Portuguese culture and legal framework". (Who's Who Legal - Future Leaders in Arbitration 2021)


Pacôme is a native French speaker and speaks fluent Portuguese, English and Spanish. He has handled arbitration cases conducted in all four languages.


Paris (avocat à la Cour)

Portugal (advogado) 


French (native)





Agrégé d’économie et gestion


Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, Economics and Management


Master’s Degree (Master II)

in International Relationships, Panthéon-Sorbonne University (Paris I)


Master’s Degree (Master I)

in European Law, Rennes I University


LL.B. in Business Law, Rennes I University

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