Cotty Vivant Marchisio & Lauzeral


IT, telecoms and the internet - Tier 3

Guillaume Seligmann heads CVML’s team, which produces ‘high-quality work’ and assists French corporations with IT and data projects. Clients include LVMH.(Legal 500 EMEA)

Commercial litigation - Recommended Firm

Mergers and acquisitions - Recommended Firm

White-collar crime - Recommended Firm


Legal Market Overview

"France also has a large and expanding market of high calibre medium-sized firms and boutiques, which addresses ‘a real need’, according to clients. Among these, the following are particularly noteworthy: CVML [...]

Commercial Litigation - Tier 3

"CVML’s lawyers have the outstanding ability to act as corporate advisers and litigators."

"The firm represents investment funds and various corporations, such as ArcelorMittal. Philippe Lauzeral, Thierry Cotty, Fabrice Marchisio, Karim Nassif and newly promoted partner Benoit Marpeau are the key figures." (Legal 500 EMEA)

IT, telecoms and the internet - Tier 3

"CVML’s ‘very responsive and thorough’ IT practice shows great ‘ability to understand complex situations’."

"It advises on large-scale IT projects and internet matters. Clients include LVMH and EADS Astrium. Practice head Guillaume Seligmann is recommended." (Legal 500 EMEA)


Legal Market Overview

"The mid-market legal sector is also very dynamic and increasingly popular with major corporations. Aramis, Bichot & Associés, CVML, De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés, Franklin and Viguié Schmidt Peltier Juvigny all have excellent reputations."

Commercial Litigation - Tier 3

"CVML advises on corporate deals and related litigation as necessary. "

"The firm represents many investment funds, including hedge funds, for which it handles very significant matters. Its growing reputation also earns the team appointments by CAC 40 companies and other major clients, and it is acting for ArcelorMittal in a contractual dispute with GDF Suez. Philippe Lauzeral, Thierry Cotty, Fabrice Marchisio are the key partners." (Legal 500 EMEA)

IT, telecoms and the internet - Tier 3

"CVML’s Guillaume Seligmann runs a dynamic practice which attracts high-profile users such as Moët Hennessy Information Services, Hyundai Motors and La Banque Postale, as well as some technology providers."

"Seligmann is expert in the drafting and negotiation of large technology agreements regarding outsourcing, licensing and innovative projects. He assisted LVMH with the negotiation of technology agreements for LVMH entities. The team is also involved in innovative online projects for leading French media and press groups." (Legal 500 EMEA)