Marion Barbier obtained a postgraduate degree (DEA) in international commercial law from the Sorbonne in 1984 and was admitted as a solicitor to the Paris Bar in the same year. She specialises in Commercial Litigation (including International and domestic arbitration) and gained most of her experience at Jeantet & Associés in Paris. She joined Bird & Bird's Paris office as a partner in January 2000.
Marion has acted in many areas of litigation including matters involving information technology, communications, unfair competition, Internet, media, environment, banking, corporate and healthcare issues.
Marion is a member of the French Committee for International Civil Law (Comité Français de Droit International Privé). She is also a certified IFOMENE mediator and a member of the European Mediators Association.