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Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent
75116 PARIS

Work Department

Civil law and litigation, health law, personal law


Senior counsel – Civil law and litigation, health law, personal law



Recognized expert in health law, it intervenes in particular for the constitution and the follow-up of structures between hospital and / or liberal health professionals, for the management of possible conflicts and their transactional, judicial or disciplinary consequences. The field of medical imaging is particularly familiar to him.

It recommend pharmaceutical laboratories in the field of medical devices, labeling and clinical trials.

She is rregularly consulted on the application of ethics, in particular with regard to the regulation of professional orders of networks, advertising and the Internet used in the medical and veterinary world.

It has a important litigation practice involving medical liability, both at the civil, administrative and penal level, ethics, social insurance litigation and bioethics laws.

More and more often referred to as mediator, she is also an arbitrator at the National Chamber of Arbitration of Physicians and at the Bar Association. She regularly speaks in conferences and has a publication activity in health law (books and articles).

She has pleaded numerous disputes in the field of agricultural cooperation and has had a continuous practice of Human Rights.

His initial professional training was immediately linked to an intensive practice at the Palais, a field experience which naturally led him to take the Internship Conference Competition. She was elected First Secretary for the 1971-1972 promotion, a prelude to intense ordinal activity. She is a member of the Council of the Order where she chaired the Ethics Commission in 1990 and 1991. At the National Bar Council (1996-2000), she is part of the Commission which drafts the first National Internal Regulations. Member of the Ethics Committee of the Paris Bar, from its inception in 1992, she chaired it from 2002 to 2009. She is also Chairman of the Ethics Council of the American Hospital of Paris, since 2016.

In 1979, she joined the Firm founded by Philippe Ginestié with which she joined in 1982, an association which will evolve into Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent.


English, French


Mediator and arbitrator at the National Chamber of Arbitration of Doctors

Arbitrator at the Bar Association of the Ethics Council

President of the Ethics Council of the American Hospital of Paris


– 1989, 1990 and 1991: Member of the Council of the Order where she chairs the Ethics Commission.

– 1996-2000: At the National Bar Council, she is part of the Commission which drafts the first National Internal Regulations.

– 2002-2009: she chairs the Ethics Committee of the Paris Bar.

President of the Nuits Music Festival at Château de la Moutte


Knight in the National Order of Merit

Officer in the National Order of the Legion of Honor

Lawyer Rankings

France > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent offers specialist support in health litigation, representing clients in complex civil and criminal cases concerning medical liability, as well as in disciplinary cases against healthcare professionals. The firm also provides advice on corporate governance for private healthcare companies, as well as assisting with medical equipment development investment funds and negotiating healthcare PPP contracts. Nathalie Boudet-Gizardin, a specialist in matters concerning radiology and nuclear medicine, leads the team with medical liability litigator Catherine Paley-Vincent.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Santé et sciences de la vie

Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent traite le contentieux de la santé. Le cabinet représente ses clients dans des affaires civiles et pénales de responsabilité médicale, ainsi que dans des procédures disciplinaires visant des professionnels de santé. Le cabinet conseille également des entreprises privées de santé sur des sujets de gouvernance, et des fonds d’investissement spécialisés sur le segment des équipements médicaux. Il intervient enfin sur la négociation de contrats de partenariats publics dans le domaine de la santé. La pratique est codirigée par Nathalie Boudet-Gizardin, qui est une spécialiste des questions juridiques touchant aux domaines de la radiologie et de la médecine nucléaire ; et Catherine Paley-Vincent qui est une experte de la responsabilité médicale.