Firm Profile > Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent > Paris, France

Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent
75116 PARIS

Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences Tier 3

Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent's practice head Catherine Paley-Vincent assists healthcare professionals with regulatory issues. She has extensive experience tackling complex bioethics and medical ethics issues and regularly defends clients facing disciplinary proceedings before professional regulatory bodies.

Tax Tier 5

Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent

Key clients

Hermès Paris

Teleperformance group

Galeries Lafayette

Etam Developpement

Apax Partners SA

Ginestie Magellan Paley-Vincent brings together around forty lawyers with various skills and backgrounds, all members of the Paris Bar, working in both French and English.

The firm has a strong national anchorage but through its multicultural know-how, also supports its clients in their international projects, through its networks or offices, including Hong Kong.

Independent firm still ranked among the 50 best law firms in France, the expertise of lawyers Ginestie Magellan Paley-Vincent is sought and appreciated by the decision-makers for their strategic support both in consulting and litigation.

Our identity is represented by 4 points :

  • Empathy, a mutual understanding and caring trust :Counseling involves helping to set goals and choose ways. Only empathy allows you to conduct the exercise effectively by adapting the decisions to the client’s personality. Empathy leads to develop bonds of trust with customers, who give the extra desire to win for them.
  • Collective competence, a multidisciplinary and relevant offer : the synergy of the team Ginestie Magellan Paley-Vincent complementary skills enables the development of a tailor-made service enriched by a 360 ° degree view to meet the different needs of businesses and families. Then the collective intelligence makes it possible to propose relevant solutions adapted to the complex concerns of each clients.
  • The technological approach, a responsive and agile service to support you your changes : by relying on tools and methods in line with technological developments, Ginestie Magellan Paley-Vincent has always offered a customized and dynamic service. Beyond the IT solutions used, Ginestie Magellan Paley-Vincent has the necessary technical expertise to support its clients in their various technological and human mutations.
  • Loyalty/integrity, a sincere and lasting commitment : to commit to a client implies loyalty that does not tolerate any conflict of interest, accommodation, or weakness in defending one’s interests.It assumes frankness and objectivity with the client about the reality of his situation. These qualities require courage but are essential conditions for optimizing one’s decisions.
Department Name Email Telephone
10 place des États-Unis, 75116 Paris Office in Paris +33 (0) 1 57 57 50 00
2 Ice House Street, Central - Hong Kong Office in Hong Kong +852 2868 0696
Photo Name Position Profile
 Yves Ardaillou  photo Yves Ardaillou
 Brigitte Berdugo  photo Brigitte Berdugo
 Emmanuelle Bismuth  photo Emmanuelle Bismuth
 Pierre De Montalembert  photo Pierre De Montalembert
 Julien Desclozeaux  photo Julien Desclozeaux
 François Devejdian  photo François Devejdian
 Carine Duchemin  photo Carine Duchemin
 Madeleine Fabre  photo Madeleine Fabre
 Philippe Ginestié  photo Philippe Ginestié
 Jean-Baptiste Guillot  photo Jean-Baptiste Guillot
 Agathe Lévy-Sébaux  photo Agathe Lévy-Sébaux
 François Lefort  photo François Lefort
 Nicolas Lepetit  photo Nicolas Lepetit
 Pierre Mudet  photo Pierre Mudet
 Catherine Paley-Vincent photo Catherine Paley-Vincent
 Emmanuel Schulte  photo Emmanuel Schulte
 Marine Vanhoucke  photo Marine Vanhoucke
Number of lawyers : 35

We built our diversity by committing the firm in cultural and social aspects, through pro bono actions (humanitarian, cultural and educational) and by respecting an internal policy in favour of parity, with almost 50% of women and 50% of men.

Furthermore, Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent invests in its team’s personal development, by making them grow in their professional career. Some of them have been hired as associates after their final training. And others have been promoted to counsels and then to partners.

Finally, the firm also welcomes lawyers, counsels or partners specialised in practice areas which reinforce the firm expertise. Since, the beginning of 2020, Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent develop a new activity in sports law.

The firm has a strong national anchorage, but through its multicultural know-how, also supports its clients in their international projects, through its networks or offices, including Hong Kong.

Our team

The firm supports its clients in their international projects.

A number of our partners and associates are fluent in several languages and have dual nationality and/or dual training, English in particular. Some are also members of foreign bars.

Our network

In the countries where it has worked the most, the firm has a network of ‘best friends’. This is the case in Belgium, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Germany, the United States and China.

Finally we assist our European customers in their operations in Asia, especially via Hong Kong, a privileged location for holding companies, financial companies and regional offices, where we have a dedicated team supported by the expertise of the rest of the firm’s teams. And conversely, we also support Hong Kong customers in their French projects.


Hong Kong holds a key position in Asia, particularly in the areas of law, taxation, finance and stock exchange.

Office Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent Hong Kong supports French companies in their plans to establish and grow in Asia, particularly in China, but also Hong Kong companies interested in developing their activities in France.

Our firm has worked for 20 years with the Hong Kong firm Oldham Li & Nie, ranked Best Hong Kong Cabinet by Chambers Asia 2011.