Mr Richard Ghueldre > Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.
15 rue de Laborde
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Work Department

Insurance Industrial Risk Transport, Dispute Resolution


Partner Richard Ghueldre is in charge of Gide’s Insurance, Industrial Risk & Transport practice group. He specialises in French and European insurance and re-insurance law, as well as in tort law.

He has in-depth advisory and litigation experience of insurance contract law (life and non-life), regulatory issues concerning insurance companies and intermediaries (establishment, operational aspects and restructuring), as well as setting up insurance programmes and distribution schemes, both in France and abroad.

Richard has developed an expertise in solving (pre-litigation, disputes and arbitration) and managing claims, in particular as regards industrial risks. He can also draw on broad experience in class actions and dispute resolution, particularly before the French Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority. In 2021, Richard has been recognized “Lawyer of the Year” in Insurance in Best Lawyers 2022.


Richard acts as regular counsel for numerous traditional insurance actors as well as banking and financial operators, industrial groups and service providers, in addition to foreign law firms dealing with insurance issues.

His advice has been sought in portfolio transfer operations, the establishment, acquisition and restructuring of insurance, re-insurance and insurance broker companies, as well as in analysing and ensuring the compliance of insurance products and insurance distribution schemes.

Partner Gide Loyrette Nouel (2008)
Joined the firm  (2002)


French, English and Spanish


The Paris Insurance Institute (whose alumni association, ADIAP, he chairs).

He is a member of various associations including the Permanent Scientific Committee of AMRAE (Association for Corporate Risk and Insurance Management)

Member Intermedius institute

Board member of the International Association of Insurance Law (AIDA).


Admitted to the Paris Bar (2002)
Law PhD, Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne University (2002)
Insurance Institute of Paris  (1996)
Postgraduate degree (DES) in insurance, Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne University  (1997)
Postgraduate degree (DEA) in business law, Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne University  (1996)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Insurance

(Hall of Fame)

Richard GhueldreGide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

The insurance, industrial risks and transport group at the Paris office of Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. continues to be a dominant force in the market, assisting major insurers, operators in banking and finance, service providers, industrial groups and international law firms, on a diverse spectrum of issues. Matters include class actions, the establishment of distribution schemes and insurance programmes, acquisitions, accident management, settlements, regulatory compliance, and life and non-life insurance contracts. The team is led by insurance and reinsurance authority Richard Ghueldre and civil and professional liability expert Capucine Bernier. Supported by counsel Charles-Eric Delamare-Deboutteville, the group is also recognised for it work involving air, maritime and industrial disasters.

Paris > Assurances

(Hall of Fame)

Richard GhueldreGide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Le groupe assurances, risques industriels et transport de Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. Paris est un acteur de référence du marché, auprès des grands assureurs, des opérateurs bancaires et financiers, des prestataires de services, des groupes industriels et des cabinets d’avocats internationaux. L’équipe traite un large éventail de dossiers : recours collectifs, schémas de distribution, programmes d’assurance, acquisitions, accidents, conformité réglementaire et contrats d’assurance vie et non-vie. La pratique est codirigée par  Richard Ghueldre qui est un expert en assurances et réassurances, et la spécialiste de la responsabilité civile et professionnelle Capucine Bernier. Ils sont entourés du counsel Charles-Eric Delamare-Deboutteville. Le cabinet est aussi mandaté pour intervenir consécutivement à des catastrophes aériennes, maritimes ou industrielles.