De Pardieu Brocas Maffei > Paris, France > Firm Profile

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei
CS 11610
75773 PARIS CEDEX 16

France > EU, competition and distribution Tier 1

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei maintains a strong profile in significant antitrust cases, frequently representing clients in cartel and abuse of dominance investigations by the FCA and European Commission, and in litigation before the French and European courts (with notable strength in cases involving both criminal and competition law). The team’s expertise in contentious matters also extends to private antitrust enforcement cases, and it is also frequently active in complex merger control, state aid matters and distribution litigation (where Barbara Levy is a go-to practitioner). Philippe Guibert, who is particularly well known for his robust antitrust litigation practice, leads a strong team which also includes Alexandre Eberhardt (who has excellent recent experience in follow-on damages litigation), Laëtitia Gavoty Tolot, Sofia El Hariri and Chimène Faurant.

Practice head(s):


‘Philippe Guibert is one of the stars of the market. Alexandre Eberhardt is a young partner who is on the rise.’

‘Certainly one of the best teams on the market.’

‘Philippe Guibert is one of the best lawyers in the area. ’

‘Philippe Guibert and Laëtitia Gavoty Tolot are both exceptional.’

‘Year after year, the De Pardieu competition team confirms its position of excellence on the Parisian market. Remarkable ability to handle difficult cases in both merger control and antitrust litigation. The partners are accompanied by two fantastic counsels and the team members are of a very high level. Responsiveness and “haute couture” work, which is rare today!’

‘Philippe Guibert is always available, with very great knowledge of the subject matter and a remarkable ability to summarise: he is capable of explaining difficult questions to you simply. He is excellent in litigation. Laëtitia Gavoty Tolot and Alexandre Eberhardt have excellent training, are always available and have a great capacity to assimilate complex files. Special mention for the team’s two counsels: Sofia El Hariri and Chimène Faurant, who are both remarkable specialists in concentrations and state aid.’

‘The De Pardieu competition team supported us in a pragmatic and efficient manner.’

‘Dynamic, extremely competent and responsive team.’

Key clients

Derichebourg Group

Man/Traton Trucks

Sonepar Group






Rubis Group (Rubis Energie, Rubis Terminal)

Allianz Group


Work highlights

  • Assisting Paylib, a digital wallet company jointly owned by French banks, in the proceedings opened by the EU Commission against Apple Pay regarding a presumed abuse of dominant position of Apple Pay on the NFC digital wallet market.
  • Representing Swiss groups Coop and Bell in the charcuterie cartel case before the Paris Court of Appeal in an appeal against the decision of the French Competition Authority to impose large fines on more than ten companies.

France > Industry focus: Energy Tier 1

Active in energy projects including solar farms, geothermal heat and the transport and distribution of electricity, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei assists with, among other matters, M&A work, project finance, public law projects and litigation. Jean-Renaud Cazali spearheads the firm’s renewable energy financing practice, which is an important part of its offering in this sector. Thomas Bréart de Boisanger co-heads the practice and excels in transactional work related to renewable energy and infrastructure. Antoine Payen is geared to assist with energy project financing. Christine Le Bihan-Graf and Laure Rosenblieh left the team in 2024.

Other key lawyers:

Work highlights

  • Advising ArcelorMittal France on its project to decarbonise the steel production process at Dunkirk.
  • Represented EDF Trading Limited in the first case of sanctions proceedings in the electricity sector.
  • Advising the sponsors (Veolia and Solvay) on the development and financing of the Dombasle CSR (solid recovered fuel) plant.

France > Insolvency Tier 1

The restructuring and insolvency team at De Pardieu Brocas Maffei provides a comprehensive range of services to distressed companies and their shareholders. Strengthened through collaboration with other departments, the team offers multidisciplinary skill, leveraging the expertise of restructuring and insolvency specialists in conjunction with partners from corporate M&A, finance, employment law, and competition practices. Heading the team are Philippe Dubois and Joanna Gumpelson, both of whom possess extensive experience in representing a diverse client base, including French and foreign investment funds, banks, lease-finance institutions, and debtors. Other key individuals include Ségolène Coiffet, and Clément Maillot-Bouvier, both experienced in advising distressed companies, creditors, and investors in debt restructurings and insolvency proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Ségolène Coiffet; Clément Maillot Bouvier


‘With excellent involvement and knowledge of client expectations, this is a multidisciplinary firm able to respond to all the issues of the same file.’ 

‘Philippe Dubois and Ségolène Coiffet are experienced restructuring lawyers capable of establishing the necessary synergies with other specialists (lawyers, financial advisors, etc.) to carry out a complete analysis of the situation from the different prisms of the discussions.’ 

‘A senior team which not only has recognised technical expertise, but also assists its clients in the best trading strategy.’

‘The team has a very good command of international specificities in the context of restructuring with numerous stakeholders.’ 

‘Philippe Dubois and Clement Maillot-Bouvier clearly stand out in the Parisian legal restructuring environment in that they know how to combine high-level financial practice with real knowledge of the judiciary. Clement Maillot Bouvier, who is certainly one of the future best actors in the field, also knows how to explain the most complex problems calmly and simply, even when the urgency can make his interlocutors lose their calm.’

‘They offer expertise, technicality, humility and efficiency.’ 

Key clients

Alchemy Partners

Angelo Gordon

BNP Paribas


European Investment Bank



Goldman Sachs

Groupe BCPE (Natixis, Bred, Palatine, Caisses d’Epargne et Banque Populaire)

Groupe Crédit Agricole (CA CIB, LCL, Caisses Régionales)

Groupe Sea Invest


Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits

Metabolic Explorer


Société Générale




Work highlights

  • Advising a pool of nearly 60 banks on the €9.5bn debt restructuring of Orpea Group, implemented following the approval of an accelerated safeguard plan by the Commercial Court of Nanterre in July 2023.
  • Advising Pierre & Vacances – Center Parcs as on its €1.2bn debt restructuring, implemented following the approval of an accelerated safeguard plan by the Commercial Court of Paris in July 2022.
  • Advising a pool of banks in the context of the financial restructuring of the group Agapes Restauration, operating notably Flunch, Il Restorante, 3 Brasseurs and Salad & Co, implemented following the approval of a conciliation agreement by the Commercial court of Lille Métropole in July 2021.

France > Real estate Tier 1

Lauded for its ‘skilled’ practitioners and ‘business-focused approach’, the team at De Pardieu Brocas Maffei is a strong choice for a wide range of real estate matters. Key strengths include real estate sales and purchases, financings and the setting up of property funds, as well as development and management mandates. The practice is co-led by Emmanuel Fatôme, who routinely assists real estate companies, investment funds, insurance companies and credit institutions with their real estate needs; and Paul Talbourdet, who handles real estate investment and financing mandates. Pierre Gebarowski, Yannick Le Gall and Katia Belhiteche are additional names to note. Adam Haddad was promoted to partner in September 2023.

Practice head(s):


‘The main asset of this team is to offer a very business-focused approach. Before embarking on an operation, they always try to fully understand the client’s issues. This time taken at the start of the case means that they provide extremely relevant analyses and recommendations and lead negotiations for the best interests of the client.’

‘Katia Belhiteche: exceptional speed of execution, precision, an excellent negotiator.’

‘A very skilled team with very experienced partners.’

Key clients

Aareal Bank AG

Accor Invest



Amundi Immobilier


Axa Im



Bnp Paribas


Cale Street Partners Llp

Carrefour / Carmila


Credit Agricole Group (Ca Cib, Predica)

Data4 Group

Deka Bank










Societe Generale

Tishman Speyer


Posteimmo / La Banque Postale


France > Banking and finance: transactional work Tier 2

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei fields a sizeable team that brings together almost 40 lawyers and has a strong focus on advising banks, while also handling some work for borrowers. The team regularly assists pools of banks on the granting of syndicated loans and RCF credits to corporates (including during major debt restructuring procedures), and on the financing of LBO and public tender offers. The team is also prominent in the market for large real estate financing. The practice is headed by Christophe Gaillard and also includes Corentin Coatalem; both are experts in corporate and acquisition finance. Yannick Le Gall and Emmanuel Fatôme are two strong references in real estate finance.

Practice head(s):


‘Great flexibility, level of service and responsiveness.’

‘The banking and finance team is recognized for its technical excellence and great commercial acumen.’

‘Excellent team in the areas of corporate and real estate financing. Unquestionably the best on the market for midcaps corporate financing.’

‘Christophe Gaillard is both technically and commercially excellent. He has an excellent understanding of business issues. It’s a pleasure to work with his team.’

‘Availability of the team and high quality of advice.’

‘Corentin Coatalem has expertise in both financing and derivatives, with a finesse and availability without comparison. Christophe Gaillard: highly appreciated expertise and experience in mid/large cap transactions.’

‘Jean-Renaud Cazali and his team are among the lawyers who excel in their field. Jean-Renaud is a very good lawyer, rigorous and pragmatic at the same time. He knows the banks and their constraints perfectly. He always delivers on time.’

‘Pierre Gebarovski: recognized expertise, great experience and knowledge of the needs and constraints of banks, commercial, available, great negotiation skills.’

Key clients





















Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits

Groupe Looping

Work highlights

  • Advising a banking pool of nearly 60 banks for the provision of more than €3.2 billion in syndicated loans, accompanied by securities, in order to finance the cash flow needs of Groupe Orpea.
  • Advising the banking pool on the setting-up of a corporate/acquisition syndicated financing of a global amount of €2,400M for acquisition financing and general needs and external growth operations of the Altrad group, specialized in scaffolding.
  • Advising the banking pool on the setting-up of a RCF corporate syndicated financing of a global amount of €2,400M for general needs of Vinci.

France > Dispute resolution: Stock market litigation Tier 2

At De Pardieu Brocas Maffei, corporate partner Patrick Jaïs is retained by financial companies and their members to assist with shareholders’ conflicts and governance disputes pertaining to publicly listed companies as well as during AMF investigations concerning insider trading and other securities law breaches. He is supported by of counsel Alice Gaillard.

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Other key lawyers:

Work highlights

  • Advising MAZARS in a dispute initiated by minority shareholders against ARCELOR MITTAL and mergers in relation to the Arcelor and Mittal merger in 2002.
  • Advising 57 French banks, creditors of French nursing home group Orpea, in the monitoring of the numerous claims filed against the €9.7 billion restructuring of the debtor, listed on the regulated market of the Paris stock exchange.

France > Project finance Tier 2

The group at De Pardieu Brocas Maffei is active on PPP transactions and renewable energy project financings, routinely assisting private sector clients, including credit institutions, and investment fund sponsors. The team handles a broad range of mandates involving the management of tender procedures, preparation of bids, and the drafting of contracts and financing documents. Jean-Renaud Cazali heads the practice, and is noted for his deep expertise in financing matters, while Antoine Payen is known for his deep expertise in the telecoms, infrastructure, and energy segments.

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Other key lawyers:


‘Antoine Payen has demonstrated in various files his proactivity and his ability to defend the interests of lenders.’

France > Tax Tier 2

Utilising its full-service structure, the tax practice at De Pardieu Brocas Maffei works closely with the firm’s corporate M&A, financing, real estate and restructuring specialists to provide clients with comprehensive tax advice. On the real estate front, the team is well versed in advising on tax applied to real estate investments and financing transactions. Its corporate and private equity tax offering encompasses transactional, financing and restructuring operations, due diligence and tax modelling. Emmanuel Chauve  leads the team and specialises in real estate tax, SIICs and real estate investment funds. Other key members of the team include Alexandre Blestel, Priscilla van den Perre and Anne-Laure Drouet.

Practice head(s):


‘Higher technical level. Take customer-specific issues into account. Available.’

‘Extremely competent team. The file is followed seriously, realistically and efficiently.’

‘Priscilla Van Den Perre is very available and precise in her analyses. Detailed knowledge of LBO arrangements.’

‘Anne-Laure Drouet is one of the best partners in Paris.’

Key clients



















France > Administrative and public law Tier 3

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei is a strong choice for complex energy regulatory matters. In addition, the firm also advises on public law and regulatory issues in other fields, including in the transport area. Since research concluded, former practice head Christine Le Bihan-Graf and Laure Rosenblieh have left the firm.


‘Strong responsiveness ’.

‘Strong knowledge of the energy sector. Availability and commitment. Very extensive experience.’

‘Competence, efficiency and availability.’

Key clients






CREDIT AGRICOLE Transition Energétique (CATE)

Crédit Agricole Assurances











Work highlights

  • Advising SNCF on its project to deploy photovoltaic systems on SNCF land.
  • Advising several solar power producer associations (SER, ENERPLAN and Solidarité Renouvelable) in an appeal before the Conseil d’Etat against French measures to reduce feed-in tariffs for certain solar power installations.
  • Advice to TotalEnergies on the conclusion of an occupancy agreement for the port of Le Havre.

France > Derivatives and structured finance Tier 3

France > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation Tier 3

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei is able to take on a large array of disputes, regularly combining its litigation expertise with the firm’s corporate, antitrust, banking and insolvency strengths. The team notably handles a steady stream of commercial disputes on behalf of major French corporations, dealing with contract and distribution issues. It is also involved in high-stakes civil liability cases including in the insolvency and antitrust follow-on fields, while the firm’s top real estate practice also generates contentious work managed on behalf of leading asset managers and investors. The practice is co-headed by Barbara LevyAlexandre Vermynck and real estate expert Paul Talbourdet. Insolvency specialist Philippe Duboisis another regular contributor.  

Other key lawyers:


‘The team is recognized for its legal excellence in real estate, dispute resolution and commercial law.’

‘Paul Talbourdet has excellent expertise in real estate and dispute resolution and more generally in commercial law. He is extremely skilled in negotiation and mediation.’

‘High quality work, finesse in legal analysis and great pragmatism in recommendations; excellent knowledge of litigation techniques’ intervention on extremely complex subjects and within very tight deadlines.’

‘Barbara Levy, the lawyer you want on your side to benefit from her invaluable analyzes and recommendations.’

Key clients



Big Mamma




C3 Institute



Eiffel Energy



Gifi Diffusion

Groupe Philippe Ginestet


Last Minute

LVMH Swiss Manufactures



Mayhoola for Investments


Parfums Christian Dior

Pierre Balmain








Ulix Group




France > Employment Tier 3

The team at De Pardieu Brocas Maffei is particularly noted for its capabilities advising on the employment aspects of restructuring and insolvency, but also handles a wide range of matters for domestic and international clients. Practice head Philippe Rozec is an expert in litigation and social security and has cross-sector experience. He is supported by Elise Bénéat, Isabelle Dauzet and Sandrine Azou.

Practice head(s):


‘Excellence, efficiency, responsiveness, kindness’

‘Philippe Rozec: ability to support risk-taking and his excellent technical skills.’

‘Great professionalism, responsiveness, close to customers.’

‘Professionalism, availability, responsiveness, courtesy.’

‘Philippe Rozec and Elise Bénéat are extremely responsive and have the ability to adapt and deliver tailor-made solutions.’

Work highlights

  • Managing strike action against pension reform for Total Energies / UES Raffinage Pétrochimie (5,000 employees).  
  • Representation of Dodiné Campenon Bernard before the Créteil Criminal Court on charges of manslaughter and breach of various safety obligations.
  • Supporting the VINCI Construction group in the creation of a joint construction division.

France > Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs Tier 3

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei has cultivated robust expertise in intellectual property across diverse sectors, spanning luxury goods, automotive, energy, telecommunications, banking, and real estate. Under the leadership of Barbara Levy, the practice serves clients in the French market and international groups, excelling in handling all aspects of trade mark matters, from contract negotiations to courtroom litigation. The firm frequently takes charge of the IP facets in significant M&A transactions, offering crucial support to both private companies and governments through IP due diligence and the establishment of global licensing agreements.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Barbara Epstein

Key clients
















France > Mergers and acquisitions Tier 3

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei has a large and experienced team that is particularly sought after for deals in the insurance and financial services sectors. Real estate and infrastructure M&A deals and strategic partnerships are two other areas of expertise and the corporate team can leverage the support of other internal teams for these matters. The team recently advised on a headline deal in the nuclear sector. Guillaume Touttée, Nicolas Favre and Cédric Chanasare the practice heads. Magali Massonand Grégoire Balland are other key names.

Other key lawyers:

Cédric Chanas; Magali Masson; Grégoire Balland; Thomas Bréard de Boisanger


‘Very good team, available, very professional and pragmatic.’

‘Guillaume Touttée has extremely specialized legal expertise in corporate law and contract law. A fine strategist, he is also an outstanding negotiator with a recognized practice in the most technical, high-stakes mergers and acquisitions, including litigation. He has the particularity of knowing the financial services sector well, and also has a perfect understanding of regulatory issues. ’

‘Guillaume Touttée has recognized experience in M&A and partnerships, with essential practice particularly in the financial sectors. He stands out for his knowledge and understanding, his negotiating skills, the quality of his team and his involvement.’

‘Impeccable expertise, an excellent understanding of underlying business issues and the ability to propose and implement innovative solutions and strategies.’

‘High availability and responsiveness Ability to listen and understand subjects/problems, as well as to prioritize them, thus facilitating decision-making by their client. Exceptional execution and reliability.’

‘Thomas Bréard de Boisanger is our main contact. He has an exceptional capacity for synthesis.’

‘Availability. Quality of service.’

‘Cédric Chanas: very high level legal support.’

Work highlights

  • Advising Exor N.V., holding company controlled by the Agnelli family, on the signature of a memorandum of understanding for the sale of PartnerRe, world’s leading reinsurers, to Covéa, a leading French mutual insurer, for €7.7 Billion ($9 Billion).
  • Advising CNP Assurances on the sale to La Banque Postale of the entire stake of Groupe BPCE in CNP Assurances, representing 16.1% of the capital, at the price of 21.90 euros per share (for 2.4 billion euros).
  • Advising Groupe Pierre & Vacances – Center Parcs on the conclusion of an exclusive negotiation agreement with the Alcentra – Fidera – Atream group of investors as part of its equity strengthening process.

France > Private equity: LBO Tier 3

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:


‘High-performance team with a complete offering for an LBO transaction. Team among the very best on the mid-cap market at a lower price than other firms. Team at the forefront of recent developments in arrangements in terms of structuring. Finally, their colleagues located elsewhere in Europe are also first-rate.’

‘Humility. Simplicity. Efficiency’

‘Cedric Chanas is an exceptional lawyer who knows how to navigate complicated environments with energy and a smile.’

Key clients




Initiative & Finance

Emz Partners


Mbo & Co

Ui Investissement

21 Invest

Credit Mutuel Equity


Cathay Capital Private Equity

Eiffel Investment Group

BNP Paribas Developpement

Five Arrows


Mubadala Capital

Société Générale Capital Partenaire

Florac Investissement


Raise Investissement

Meanings Capital Partners

Indigo Capital

Credit Agricole

Ergon Capital

Work highlights

  • Advised Cédric Varasteh, founder and partner of EuroTechnoCom group (ETC), front line supplier specialising in telecommunication and technology facilities, in connection with the acquisition by Cinven of a majority stake in ETC’s share capital.
  • Advised Exor N.V., a holding company controlled by the Agnelli family, heirs of the founder of Fiat, and shareholders of Ferrari, Stellantis and PartnerRe, on the signing of a long-term partnership with Institut Mérieux, which specialises in global health, under the terms of which Exor will acquire, through a capital increase, a 10% stake in Institut Mérieux for an investment of €833m.
  • Advised EMZ Partners on the sale of its stake in Onet Group, an international player in engineering and services.

France > Capital markets: equity capital markets

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei strengthened its equity capital markets practice with the fire of Etienne Boursican from Orrick in January 2022. The firm assists issuers with ECM, EuroPP and public M&A transactions.

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei is one of France’s leading business law firms, with 160 lawyers, including 39 partners. Its practice covers banking, finance and capital markets, mergers and acquisitions/private equity, restructuring and insolvency, litigation, real estate and real estate finance, competition law, tax law, public law, IP and employment law.

The firm provides comprehensive legal services in France and internationally in all major business law practice areas. Its clients rank among the top French and international financial institutions, industrial and services companies, institutional investors and investment funds.

Banking and finance: the banking and finance activity is divided across three specialisations: bank and bond financing, capital markets and derivatives, banking and financial regulations. The team assists clients with large and complex transactions in all types of financings. It advises a large number of French, European and non-European credit institutions acting as arrangers, lead underwriters, lenders and sub-lenders, as well as debt funds and other bond investors and sponsors.

Corporate/ M&A and private equity: the M&A team is multidisciplinary and covers all corporate activities: M&A, stock market transactions, private equity, restructuring, joint ventures, issuance of equity or debt, mezzanine financings, etc. The team is on hand to support its clients during all phases of their development, whether they are planning a merger or acquisition, the sale of a business, a complex corporate transaction or a change of corporate governance structure.

Real estate and real estate finance: the team assists clients in carrying out real estate sale and purchase transactions, setting up property funds, and financing real estate. The team also handles all transactions related to the development, management and optimisation of property portfolios, renovation/restructuring works etc., and regularly advises and assists a wide variety of clients (insurance companies, listed and non-listed property companies, French and foreign property funds and partnerships, financing providers, developers and users).

Tax: the tax team assists clients with corporate, real estate and financial transactions, working closely with the firm’s other specialty practice groups.

Restructuring and insolvency: the team offers a full range of advisory and representation services to distressed companies, their shareholders or to creditors (lenders, bondholders, suppliers, etc.).

Dispute resolution: De Pardieu’s litigators represent clients at all stages of the dispute resolution process before French civil, criminal and administrative courts as well as European jurisdictions.

EU Competition: De Pardieu’s team regularly assists clients before the French and EU competition authorities and courts, in all types of cases concerning anti-competitive practices and state aids. The practice is also focused on French and EU merger controls.

IP: De Pardieu’s IP team offers strategic advice in a full range of IP and related areas (trademarks, copyrights, design, domain names and public names, protection of privacy, press law, personal data protection, e-commerce, unfair competition and related issues).

Employment: with its dedicated employment team, the firm provides advisory and dispute resolution assistance in the various areas of employment and social protection laws. The team advises large domestic and international groups of companies as well as public bodies in numerous business sectors.

Project finance and PPP: the project finance team assists public and private clients with all types of PPP and energy projects, and with all phases of domestic and international projects.

Economic public law: with thorough knowledge of the public and regulated sectors, the team’s specialised lawyers primarily advise on issues in regulated business sectors, such as energy, telecommunications as well as in public services.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Sébastien Boullier de Branche
Banking and finance Jean-Renaud Cazali
Banking and finance Corentin Coatalem
Banking and finance Christophe Gaillard
Banking and finance Yannick Le Gall
Capital markets, structured finance, securitisation Corentin Coatalem
Capital markets, structured finance, securitisation Olivier Hubert
Capital markets, structured finance, securitisation Yannick Le Gall
Corporate, M&A Thomas Bréart de Boisanger
Corporate, M&A Cédric Chanas
Corporate, M&A Nicolas Favre
Corporate, M&A Patrick Jaïs
Corporate, M&A Frédéric Keller
Corporate, M&A Magali Masson
Corporate, M&A Eric Muller
Corporate, M&A Jean-François Pourdieu
Corporate, M&A Guillaume Touttée
Dispute resolution and arbitration Ségolène Coiffet
Dispute resolution and arbitration Philippe Dubois
Dispute resolution and arbitration Joanna Gumpelson
Dispute resolution and arbitration Barbara Levy
Dispute resolution and arbitration Paul Talbourdet
Economic public law Christine Le Bihan-Graf
Employment Philippe Rozec
Energy Thomas Bréart de Boisanger
Energy Jean-Renaud Cazali
Energy Cédric Chanas
Energy Patrick Jaïs
Energy Christine Le Bihan-Graf
EU competition & Distribution Philippe Guibert
EU competition & Distribution Alexandre Eberhardt
EU competition & Distribution Laëtitia Gavoty Tolot
Intellectual property Barbara Levy
Private equity Cédric Chanas
Private equity Magali Masson
Private equity Jean-François Pourdieu
Private equity Guillaume Touttée
PPP, project finance Jean-Renaud Cazali
PPP, project finance Antoine Payen
Real estate and real estate finance Katia Belhiteche
Real estate and real estate finance Emmanuel Fatôme
Real estate and real estate finance Pierre Gebarowski
Real estate and real estate finance Yannick Le Gall
Real estate and real estate finance Paul Talbourdet
Restructuring and insolvency Ségolène Coiffet
Restructuring and insolvency Philippe Dubois
Restructuring and insolvency Joanna Gumpelson
Tax Alexandre Blestel
Tax Emmanuel Chauve
Tax Anne-Laure Drouet
Tax Priscilla van den Perre
Photo Name Position Profile
Elise Bénéat photo Elise Bénéat Elise Bénéat is a Counsel specialised in Emplyment Law.
Alexandre Blestel photo Mr Alexandre Blestel Alexandre Blestel, Partner, specialises in corporate tax and his practice mainly focuses…
Thomas Bréart de Boisanger photo Mr Thomas Bréart de Boisanger Thomas Bréart de Boisanger, Partner, specialises in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and…
Corentin Coatalem photo Mr Corentin Coatalem Corentin Coatalem, Partner, specialises in banking, finance and securities and particularly intervenes…
Ségolène Coiffet  photo Ségolène Coiffet Ségolène Coiffet, Partner, specialises in debt restructuring, distressed companies, insolvency and bankruptcy…
Anne-Laure Drouet photo Anne-Laure Drouet Associée
Philippe Dubois photo Philippe Dubois Associé
Alexandre Eberhardt photo Alexandre Eberhardt Alexandre Eberhardt intervient en droit français et communautaire de la concurrence et…
Emmanuel Fatôme photo Emmanuel Fatôme Emmanuel Fatôme specializes in real estate and real estate finance. His practice…
Nicolas Favre photo Nicolas Favre Associé
Christophe Gaillard photo Mr Christophe Gaillard Christophe Gaillard, partner, specialises in banking and finance, he mainly handles acquisition…
Laëtitia Gavoty Tolot photo Laëtitia Gavoty Tolot Laëtitia Gavoty Tolot, associée, intervient régulièrement auprès d’entreprises françaises et internationales devant…
Yannick Le Gall photo Mr Yannick Le Gall Yannick Le Gall is a partner of the firm and member of…
Magali Masson  photo Magali Masson Magali Masson, associée, intervient en Fusions-acquisitions, Corporate et Private Equity. Elle conseille…
Eric Muller photo Mr Eric Muller Eric Muller, partner, advises French and foreign, listed and non-listed companies in…
Jean-François Pourdieu photo Jean-François Pourdieu Jean-François Pourdieu, Partner, specialises in mergers and acquisitions, with particular experience in…
Philippe Rozec photo Mr Philippe Rozec Philippe Rozec, partner, recognized specialist in Employment Law, works in the various…
Alexandre Vermynck photo Alexandre Vermynck Alexandre Vermynck specializes in business, civil and criminal litigation. He has a…
Partners : 39
Counsels : 18
Scientific council : 1
Associates : 102
Trainees : 15
Staff : 40
IBA (International Bar Association)

Le cabinet : Fondé en 1993, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei figure parmi les plus importants cabinets d’avocats d’affaires, à vocation internationale, installés sur la place de Paris ; il compte aujourd’hui 160 avocats dont 39 associés.

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei offre à ses clients une prestation globale, alliant complémentarité entre ses équipes et forte proximité avec ses correspondants étrangers. Ses clients comptent parmi les principaux groupes industriels, financiers et de services, investisseurs institutionnels et fonds d’investissement, français ou étrangers. Son succès résulte de sa capacité à apporter, dans le cadre d’opérations souvent complexes et de grande envergure, des conseils créatifs et pertinents, adaptés aux attentes de ses clients.

Domaines d’activité:

Banque-Finance : l’activité Banque-Finance du Cabinet est placée sous la responsabilité de 10 associés et se décline au travers de trois spécialisations : Financements, Marchés de capitaux et Produits dérivés, Réglementation bancaire et financière. Elle conseille de nombreux établissements de crédit français, européens et américains, ainsi que des investisseurs intervenant en matière de financements obligataires et mezzanine.

Corporate – M&A et Private equity : l’équipe Corporate / M&A est composée de 9 associés et plus de vingt collaborateurs, et accompagne ses clients français et étrangers à tous les stades de leur développement et de leurs opérations de M&A (fusions, acquisitions, cessions, joint-ventures, opérations de LBO, financements mezzanine et autres opérations de public M&A.)

Opérations Immobilières et Financements Immobiliers : l’équipe du Cabinet est constituée de 5 associés et d’une vingtaine de collaborateurs, et intervient tant en matière juridique qu’en matière fiscale, dans toutes opérations de développement, d’acquisition ou de cession de tous types d’actifs immobiliers, de création de fonds, de constitution et de rapprochement de foncières. Elle couvre toutes les opérations se rattachant à la gestion immobilière et locative, à la mise en valeur et à la restructuration d’actifs ou de patrimoines immobiliers. L’équipe intervient également en matière de financements immobiliers, tant en qualité de conseils de prêteurs que d’emprunteurs. Elle traite également des questions de droit de l’urbanisme et de l’aménagement urbain, dans toutes leurs dimensions, réglementaires et contractuelles.

Entreprises en difficulté / Restructurations : l’équipe présente une offre complète de services, dans le domaine de la prévention et du traitement des difficultés des entreprises.

Contentieux des affaires : l’équipe accompagne les entreprises et leurs dirigeants à toutes les étapes des situations conflictuelles ou contentieuses auxquelles ils peuvent être confrontés, en les assistant et représentant devant toutes les juridictions civiles commerciales, pénales et administratives françaises, les instances européennes, les institutions d’arbitrage françaises et internationales.

Droit fiscal : l’équipe assiste ses clients dans le cadre de transactions corporate, immobilières et financières de toute nature, en synergie avec les autres équipes du cabinet.

Droit de la concurrence : l’équipe intervient régulièrement devant les instances nationales ou communautaires de la concurrence, dans tous types d’affaires, qu’il s’agisse d’ententes, d’abus de position dominante, d’aides d’Etat ou de contentieux indemnitaires, ainsi qu’ en matière de contrôle français ou communautaire des concentrations.

Financement de projets – PPP : l’équipe assiste aussi bien des clients publics que privés pour tous types de PPP ou de projets en énergie, infrastructures, que ce soit en France ou à l’international.

Droit social : L’équipe intervient dans les principaux domaines du droit social et de la protection sociale, en conseil comme en contentieux.

Propriété intellectuelle : l’équipe intervient pour des clients français et internationaux dans les principaux secteurs du droit de la propriété intellectuelle et secteurs associés (marques, droits d’auteur, noms de domaine, protection des données personnelles, e-commerce, concurrence déloyale et problématiques associées).

Droit public économique : l’équipe apporte régulièrement son expertise en matière de contrats publics et de montages contractuels complexes pour des secteurs régulés tels que l’énergie, les télécommunications, la distribution postale, les transports etc.


Department Name Email Telephone
Banque – Finance & Capital markets Christophe Gaillard
Corporate, M&A Guillaume Touttée
Private equity Jean-François Pourdieu
Immobilier et Financement immobilier Emmanuel Fatôme
Droit fiscal Emmanuel Chauve
Restructuration des entreprises Philippe Dubois
Contentieux – Arbitrage Paul Talbourdet
Concurrence Philippe Guibert
PPP, Financement de projet Jean-Renaud Cazali
Energie Christine Le Bihan-Graf
Droit public économique Christine Le Bihan-Graf
Droit social Philippe Rozec
Propriété intellectuelle Barbara Levy
Nombre d’associés : 34
Nombre d’avocats : 150
IBA (International Bar Association)