LITIGATION

Litigation has always been the core of our practice.

We acquired our in-depth expertise in litigation through our prior positions in both leading law firms and preeminent companies, where we gained significant experience in handling sensitive and complex cases.

Our experience allows us to determine, in coordination with our clients, the most efficient strategy for any type of case, as plaintiff/claimant or defendant.

Our practice in litigation is recognized, our firm is referenced by the Legal Guide 500 EMEA.

We advise and represent clients across the complete spectrum of business litigation:

Corporate litigation

  • Pre/post acquisition – corporate finance
  • Disputes between partners / shareholders
  • Debt and/or equity investments
  • Liability and revocation of directors

Banking and Financial Disputes

Investment and Asset Management Cases

Commercial and civil litigation

  • Civil and contractual liability
  • Termination of Established Business Relationships
  • Unfair competition
  • Distribution/Franchise

Industrial/Large-scale Projects Litigation

White-collar Crime Litigation and Investigation

  • Directors’ and Officers’ criminal liability
  • Corporate Crime

Industrial/large-scale projects litigation

White-collar crime litigation

  • Directors’ criminal liability
  • Corporate crime

Regulated Professions Disputes (auditors; accountants; doctors; pharmacists; etc.)

Insolvency Proceedings

Enforcement Proceedings

International Disputes

High-Net Worth Individuals Disputes/ International Successions

Annulment and Enforcement of French and Foreign Court Decisions and Arbitral Awards

In practice

Financial Institutions

Represented institutional investors in a dispute against a company whose CEO decided to invest in a foreign country creating a risk of being sanctioned by the United States Government ;

Healthcare/Biotechnology

Represented the seller of a company in the healthcare sector in proceedings initiated by the buyer against the transaction on the ground of alleged fraud ;

Healthcare/Biotechnology

Represented the partners of a biomedical laboratory in a dispute with their co-partners for the control of the company ;

Culture/Art

Represented an art foundation in a dispute related to the management of its assets ;

Financial Institutions

Represented a large French industrial group in emergency proceedings initiated by a client that attempted to obtain the production of hundreds of industrial documents ;

Industry

Represented a large French industrial group in criminal investigation proceedings stemming from alleged misuse of corporate assets, corruption, influence peddling, laundering and concealment of these offences ;

Industry

Represented a director of a listed French company that was being investigated by the French Financial Market Authority (AMF) for giving misleading and inexact financial information ;

Financial institutions

Represented a large French industrial group in a multi-party legal expertise initiated following the collapse of heavy equipment in one of its factories, which caused significant material damage ;

Industry

Represented a large French industrial group in a legal IT expertise following a massive loss of data on a shared server ;

Industry

Represented a large French industrial group in a legal expertise initiated following the detection of goods damaged during international waterway shipment ;

Industry

Represented a large French industrial group in the context of seizures made against one of its former commercial agents to obtain the enforcement of a judgment that the agent refused to voluntarily comply with ;

Corporate

Represented a company’s director investigated for alleged mismanagement in connection with the company’s liabilities following its bankruptcy ;

Finances

Defended a leading auditor against claims by the assignee of several subsidiaries of a large group relating to inaccuracies in the group’s financial statement.