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Foley Hoag

153 RUE DU FAUBOURG SAINT-HONORÉ, 75008 PARIS, FRANCE
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Boston, New York, Paris, Waltham, Washington DC

France

Administrative and public law
Administrative and public law - ranked: tier 4

Foley Hoag

Foley Hoag's five-lawyer practice assists French and international companies, and is particularly recommended for complex matters in regulated sectors such as energy and waste management. It is involved in several sensitive litigation proceedings dealing with high-voltage electricity lines and regulatory issues in the energy transport sector. The firm also advises on urban planning and zoning and is handling waste management public procurement disputes. Frédéric Scanvic and Corentin Chevallier are the key advisers.

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Dispute resolution: International arbitration
Dispute resolution: International arbitration - ranked: tier 5

Foley Hoag

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 2

Foley Hoag

Foley Hoag acts for a large base of industrial clients and gained new additional clients in the chemical sector. The six-lawyer team regularly advises on site remediation and pollution and waste management issues. It was recently sought out to assist with site closures and sales, notably in the context of M&A transactions, including dealing with litigation. It assisted Engie with liability issues linked with contaminated sites, as well as Staub with CO2 emissions issues and the closing and remediation of a plant. The group also advises on environmental issues in the energy sector, notably in the context of the setting up of high-voltage electricity links. Novacap, BASF, Elis, Electrolux and Mines de Potasse d’Alsace are also clients. Practice head Carine Le Roy-Gleizes is highly regarded. Corentin Chevallier and Frédéric Scanvic are other names to note.

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France: Intellectual property

Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs
Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs - ranked: tier 4

Foley Hoag

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