Corporate / M&A / Mid - Market - Band 4

Dispute Resolution / Litigation - Highly regarded 


Corporate / M&A - Band 3

"The team had an innovative approach to problems and provided an excellent response to all demands." 

"A very proactive and available team. The lawyers are extremely rigorous in their work." 

Handles a range of mid-market transactional work for listed corporations and non-listed companies. Noted experience in M&A exchange of company ownership with additional skill in regulatory and securities advice. Active in the finance, technology and consumer goods industries.

Thierry Cotty remains well recognised amongst peers and is particularly praised for his skills in negotiation. He is specialised in M&A as well as stock exchange and finance law. His client base spans the biotechnology, food and drink and manufacturing industries.(Chambers Europe)

Dispute Resolution - Band 4

"We are very satisfied with the team's work and we have a great relationship of trust with the lawyers."

"The team is easy to work with and really makes things understandable."

Strong track record representing both domestic and international clients in commercial disputes and civil litigation. Acts for financial institutions, SMEs and listed companies. Additional strength in white-collar crime.



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)


Corporate / M&A - Band 2

"A very good independent French law firm."

Well regarded for mid-cap M&A transactions and corporate matters, including litigation. Represents clients in the luxury goods, health and beauty, financial services and engineering sectors, amongst others.

Name partner Thierry Cotty leads the team. He has impressive experience in M&A and securities law, and of late has advised on a number of acquisitions. (Chambers Europe)

Dispute Resolution - Band 2

"Strong in commercial and securities litigation."

Also noted for its international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution work. Acts for major international and French clients, representing them locally and overseas. (Chambers Europe)

The firm offers strength in commercial and securities litigation, and is also noted for its international arbitration and ADR work. (Chambers Global)


Corporate / M&A - Band 2

"The lawyers work in a pragmatic and transparent way."

Interviewees unanimously regard this French pratice as a leading firm for mid-cap M&A transactions. Although it is widely regarded as a domestic outfit, the firm's offices in Tokyo, Singapore and Dubai, combined with a multilungual team, have led to a number of assignmentrs with international clients. It recently represented Amore Pacific in the acquisition of Annick Goutal. (Chambers Europe)

Dispute Resolution - Band 2

"The team provides an excellent service and all its members are fully involved in the cases."

This eminent domestic player frequently deals with shareholders' disputes and securities litigations, and it rises in the rankings thanks to impressive feedback lauding the high quality of its work. (Chambers Europe)