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

04 May 2015 Rankings

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)


Corporate / M&A - Band 3

"Renowned firm for assisting clients with a range of mid-cap transactional work."

Team advises on a variety of complex operations involving either listed or non-listed companies. In addition to transactional matters, the practice also represents its clients in litigation related to securities, corporate matters and M&A deals.

Thierry Cotty heads the firm's corporate department. He assists clients with matters related to M&A transactions and corporate governance with further experience of advising on contentious matters in this area. One source describes him as "a very powerful lawyer and a strong character who understands the realities for clients." (Chambers Europe)


Dispute Resolution - Band 2

"The lawyers are very thorough and precise."

Respected practitioners in the area of dispute resolution with experience in both litigation and arbitration, advising clients on a range of complex disputes. Lawyers' litigation experience covers civil and commercial proceedings, including securities litigation and shareholder disputes.

Head of department Philippe Lauzeral advises clients in connection with commercial and contractual disputes, unfair competition matters and also post-acquisition disputes. He is appreciated by clients for his impressive availability: "He's extremely easy to reach, even at the weekend, and he's also very autonomous." (Chambers Europe)

Employment Law - Band 3

"Visible for its work on labour relations, particularly collective bargaining agreements and issues surrounding wage policies such as pension plans and collective welfare."

Offers advisory and litigation services, including individual employment litigation such as criminal liability. Also noted for its work on transactions and the employment issues emanating from acquisitions.

Department head Antoine Vivant is a notable presence in the field and has led the team on a number of significant company reorganisations. (Chambers Europe)


TMT: Information Technology - Recognised Practitioner