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Kennedys

31 RUE DE LISBONNE, 75008 PARIS, FRANCE
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France

Aviation
Aviation - ranked: tier 2

Kennedys

Kennedys joined the Paris market in 2017, having recruited a well-established team of three aviation partners from French firm BOPS Avocats - Christian Bouckaert, Nicolas Bouckaert and Aurélia Cadain. The arrival of the team has been very well received, with Cadain noted for her expertise in carrier liability, while Christian and Nicolas Bouckaert lead the aerospace product liability practice. Clients include major airlines and insurers, as well as manufacturers.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 2

Kennedys

Kennedys' strong insurance and product liability expertise covers the construction sector. Alexis Valençon acts for a number of insurers and contractors.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Kennedys

The litigation team at Kennedys is experienced in handling large matters, including mass litigation, with a track record of strong insurance and reinsurance cases. The Paris office opened in 2017 with former BOPS practitioners Christian Bouckaert, Nicolas Bouckaert, Alexis Valençon and Aurélia Cadain, noted for their 'availability and clear communication', and has already become a key player in the French market. Clients come from a broad variety of sectors, including aviation, banking and finance, energy and life sciences.

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Christian Bouckaert - Kennedys

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