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Gowling WLG

38 AVENUE DE L'OPÉRA, 75002 PARIS, FRANCE
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Work +33 1 42 99 35 00
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France

Administrative and public law
Administrative and public law - ranked: tier 3

Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG has extensive experience advising on domestic PPPs and major public law contracts, and is retained by high-profile private operators and sponsors. It is currently advising on major airport, port, broadband, school and healthcare infrastructure projects, and is also assisting clients in dealing with public law contract litigation and other issues, including recently in relation to a major railway project. Finally, it is also assisting Société du Grand Paris with managing judicial proceedings in relation to the construction of the Grand Paris Express metro lines. CDC, Vinci Construction, SFR and Urbaser Environnement are clients. Emmanuel Paillard  and Jérôme Pentecoste head the team and counsel Julie Vuagnoux is also recommended.

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EU, competition and distribution
EU, competition and distribution - ranked: tier 5

Gowling WLG

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Gowling WLG

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Project finance
Project finance - ranked: tier 3

Gowling WLG

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France: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution: commercial litigation
Dispute resolution: commercial litigation - ranked: tier 4

Gowling WLG

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France: Intellectual property

Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs
Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs - ranked: tier 2

Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG fields a three-partner team consisting of Céline Bey, Philippe Rousseau and Julien Monsenego. Along with several contentious infringement matters, the team acted for a luxury fashion brand in a worldwide action as a defence to invalidity proceedings filed by a competitor in several countries; Rousseau represented a luxury group in pre-litigation pertaining to a threat by a competitor to terminate a licence granted for the sale and manufacturing of perfume. On the non-contentious side, Bey assisted a major cosmetics brand and its subsidiary with the liability and intellectual property aspects of the proposed launch of a new cosmetics range.

Next Generation Partners

CĂ©line Bey - Gowling WLG

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