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The office ranked among the best for the magazine Decideurs

Guide Décideurs 2016 –  Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & acquistions ( operations between 75 and 500 M€) Excellent

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Guide Décideurs 2016 : Capital Investment
Capital Investment (Devlopment capital) Highly notorious

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Guide Décideurs 2015-2016 – Tax and financial stratgies 
Capital market – Small to mid-cap Highly notorious

Guide Décideurs 2015 – Mergers & Acquistions 
Mergers & acquistions  (operations between 75M€ 500M€ Excellent

Guide Décideurs 2015 – Litigation & arbitration
Commerical arbitration Excellent
Financial litigation & equity financing  Excellent
Litigation AMF, ACPR & listed operations Highly notorious
Criminal law  Renowned


CVML strengthens its corporate practice with the appointment of Serge Levine as a new partner

CVML is pleased to announce that Serge Levine is joining its Paris office as a partner.

Levine's corporate law primarily practice focuses on Mergers & Acquisitions and private equity, in a wide range of industrial and financial areas.

Serge assists French and international clients, such as corporations, investment funds and managers through a whole range of transactions: acquisitions, leveraged buy outs and venture capital transactions involving listed or unlisted companies.

Serge works also with industrial companies in complex stock and asset transactions, joint-ventures and reorganizations. He has also developed an expertise in shareholders and post-acquisition disputes.

Member of the Paris bar since 1997, Serge Levine began his career as an associate at White & Case, Jones Day and Mayer Brown, where he became a partner in 2012.

Serge Levine graduated from ESSEC Business School and has a Master's degree (DEA) in Corporate Law from University of Paris X-Nanterre.

Thierry Cotty, founding partner of CVML, welcome the arrival of Serge Levine : « By his skill and experience in M&A and private equity, Serge will strengthen the corporate team, play a large part in its entrepreneurial spirit and be involved in its international development. »



Chambers Europe: "the lawyers are very thorough and precise."

Chambers and Partners recently published its rankings for Europe. CVML is pleased to announce that its expertise is once again recognised by the prestigious legal guide:

- Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market (Band 3)
- Dispute Resolution: Litigation: Highly Regarded (Band 2)
- Employment (Band 3)
- TMT: Information Technology (Recognised Practitioner)


All practices recommended in Legal 500

CVML is a second tier firm within employment and a third tier firm within IT, telecoms and the internet. Commercial litigation, Mergers and acquisitions, Tax and White-collar crime are also recommended practices.