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August Debouzy

6-8, AVENUE DE MESSINE, 75008 PARIS, FRANCE
Tel:
Work +33 1 45 61 51 80
Fax:
Fax +33 1 45 61 51 99
Email:
Web:
www.august-debouzy.com
Brussels, Paris

Benjamin van Gaver

Tel:
Work +33145615180
Email:
Web:
www.august-debouzy.com/en/
August Debouzy

Work Department

Litigation Arbitration White-collar crime

Position

Partner

Career

Benjamin van Gaver joined August Debouzy in 2003.  He litigates all types of criminal, commercial and civil claims between companies, their directors and officers, shareholders and main partners.  His litigation experience includes complex cases involving several of the above aspects, both before the judicial and arbitral courts. 

Languages

French | English | Spanish

Member

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2003

Education

- DEA postgraduate diploma in Business Law, Paris X - Nanterre

- Masters in Business Law, Paris X - Nanterre

- Maîtrise diploma in management sciences, Paris IX - Dauphine


France

Compliance

Within: Compliance

August Debouzy has an ‘excellent team’ that is ‘responsive and business oriented’. The firm advises an impressive French and international client base on the implementation of codes of ethics and anti-corruption and whistle-blowing programmes. It is assisting several clients with AFA-led audits. The team is also advising companies on conducting internal investigations in the context of corruption allegations or government-led investigations. Former Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and Benjamin van Gaver co-head the practice. Counsel Olivier Attias is also recommended.

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Dispute resolution: White-collar crime

Within: Dispute resolution: White-collar crime

August Debouzy is instructed by leading French and international companies as well as high-ranking executives. The firm is handling a diverse caseload including tax fraud, criminal labour law, misuse of corporate assets, money-laundering and international corruption cases. The team is defending one of Areva’s former senior managers in an investigation into the company's acquisition of uranium mining group UraMin, and is also involved in high-profile tax fraud and corruption cases. The firm also represents Radio France and leading French newspapers such as Le Parisien and Les Echos in libel cases. Philip Morris International is also a client. Marie Danis, Benjamin van Gaver and Basile Ader are highly recommended. Former Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister Bernard Cazeneuve  and counsel Olivier Attias are also key contacts.

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France: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution: commercial litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: commercial litigation

August Debouzy's strong 23-lawyer team represents high-profile French companies, as well as some major investment funds and investors from various sectors. The firm is regularly involved in high-stakes contractual and commercial litigation. It also deals with corporate and shareholders’ disputes and cross-border cases. Veolia Propreté, Sequana, Chanel, Airbus Defence and Space, and Nike are clients. Practice co-heads Marie Danis and Benjamin van Gaver are recommended.

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