Litigation

Litigation is part of our DNA.

Our lawyers’ extensive litigation experience allows us to represent our clients in any court whatever the legal issue.

Our strategic approaches are known for their acumen, even in the most difficult situations.

We enable our clients to achieve a successful resolution in a timely and cost-effective manner.

We are thus experienced in the use of alternative dispute resolution techniques including mediation and arbitration.

 

Chair : Stéphane Flichy

  • White collar defense
    • Defense of the legal representative of an American company before the criminal court as part of criminal prosecution for obstruction and endangerment of the life of others
    • Advised a top French company under FCPA proceedings on issues of French law
    • Counselled an significant individual shareholder of a French company against allegations of organized and fraudulent bankruptcy
    • Represented several financial companies before the Conseil d’Etat in appeal against sanctions issues by the French Financial Market Authority (AMF)
    • Represented a cash transportation company in a criminal investigation triggered by a theft committed by an employee
    • Chair : Stéphane Flichy
  • Commercial disputes
    • Assistance of a luxury goods company to pursue claims of unfair competition and parasitism
    • Represented a French non-listed company in a dispute regarding the identity of the owner of 38% of its shares
    • Represented the majority shareholders of a major agri-food corporation against incumbent corporate officers to force a convening of the General Assembly and to reinstate illegally excluded shareholders
    • Represented a company against its former CEO in an alleged unlawful discharge case
    • Court proceedings in order to recover railway equipment rented out to a company under receivership
    • Chair : Stéphane Flichy
  • Civil liability
    • Advised a French multinational company on its liability pursuant to the « devoir de vigilance » following a divestiture project in Africa
    • Represented the individual founding members of a healthcare company against a bank seeking to trigger against them the guarantee of a mortgage debt owed by the company
    • Represented a debtor in a proceeding seeking the forced selling of its major real estate asset by judicial auction
    • Chair : Stéphane Flichy
  • Collective disputes with unions
    • Defense of a French audiovisual group in a litigation relating to the requalification of contracts as employment contracts initiated by participants in reality shows
    • Represented a national Trade Union before the Conseil d’Etat
    • Advised a French company against a union seeking the annulment of professional elections
    • Chair : Stéphane Flichy
  • Discrimination & harrassment
    • Represented a Paris-based international organisation before the ILO tribunal related to an harassment claim
    • Represented a company of the aerospace sector in a litigation against a manager dismissed for moral harassment following an internal investigation
    • Represented a major player of the hospitality industry following the termination of a manager for misconduct and harassment towards an intern
    • Chair : Stéphane Flichy
  • IP-IT proceedings
    • Advice and assistance of an IT engineering company in a complex litigation dealing with cybersquatting and SEO on the Internet
    • Advice and assistance of a manufacturer and supplier of sport items, further to the commercialization of a copy of a successfull product of its range of training shoes
    • Assistance of a luxury goods company as to trademarks and designs infringements as well as unfair competition and parasitism
    • Advice and assistance of a company in a software piracy litigation
    • Chair : Stéphane Flichy
  • Industrial hazard
    • Representing a foreign company against French subcontractors for bad workmanship and defects in material in the performance of a public procurement contract
    • Representing a listed French company and its contractors in a dispute related to the construction of a production plant
    • Managing the pre-litigation stages of a dispute between two industrial groups regarding the presence of hazardous substances in a manufactured product
    • Chair : Stéphane Flichy
  • Deals with prosecutions authorities
    • Advised a top French company under FCPA proceedings on issues of French law
    • Chair : Stéphane Flichy

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