Firm Profile > Vivien & Associés > Paris, France
Vivien & Associés Offices
3 RUE DE MONTTESSUY
Vivien & Associés > The Legal 500 Rankings
Employment Tier 4
‘The team has a good track-record. Lawyers are excellent’.
Total Specific Solution
Croix Rouge Française
Time Versalift SAS
OP.Serv – Rok Solution
LK Bennett Ltd. and France SARL
Insolvency Tier 4
Vivien & Associés' insolvency and restructuring practice is led by Laurent Assaya who regularly advises companies and investors in assets take over bids. The three-lawyer team also acts for debtors and shareholders. It assisted Electrolux Home Products France in its involvement in Société Ardennaise Industrielle's insolvency proceedings.
‘The team is responsive and provides an excellent service.’
‘The team provides personal service and has in-depth knowledge of its clients’ history and objectives. It offers creative and practical solutions.’
‘Laurent Assaya provides good and savvy advice. He is a great lawyer to have at one’s side in time of difficulties.’
BCBG Max Azria Group
Overhead Door Corporation
La Poste Group
Mergers and acquisitions Tier 5
‘Very good comprehension of business.’
Amadeus IT Group
Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris
CCFA (Comité des Constructeurs Français d’Automobiles)°
Groupe La Poste
Le Coq Sportif
Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont
ONFI – Office National des Forêts International
Total Specific Solutions Group
Total Webhosting Solutions
Vivien & Associés > Firm Profile
Vivien & Associés was founded in 1999 by lawyers originating from the corporate M&A, tax and labour practices of international law firms. The intention was to establish a firm of quality service, characterised by responsiveness and independence which aimed at meeting the requirements of a sophisticated international clientele without imposing the inconvenience and sparseness of larger firms.
The firm has retained a hands-on, partner-led approach in its manner of assisting clients today. It provides clients with top-quality, competitive service by proposing small, solution-oriented teams tailored to meet clients’ specific needs.
Most attorneys combine first-tier French legal training with a degree in business management (HEC, ESSEC, Sciences Po). Many attorneys also hold a law degree from another country (LLM-type). The firm’s lawyers are thus well attuned to the business environment and at ease with multi-jurisdictional matters.
The firm has an extensive network of law partners across the world. This international network is composed of independent, specialist law firms, each a leader in their respective fields and jurisdictions. It has selected them carefully and has developed strong, non-exclusive working relationships over the years. They share the firm’s commitment to providing efficient and pragmatic solutions.
Areas of practice
Vivien & Associés offers comprehensive legal services and representation across a broad range of key practice areas:
The firm’s M&A and corporate practice covers all transactional needs: drafting and negotiating of sale and purchase agreements, representations and warranties; audits; price adjustments; joint ventures and strategic partnerships; shareholders’ arrangements; put and calls; mergers, contributions, spin-offs and carve-outs; equity and debt issuance; employee incentive mechanisms; governance and directors’ liability issues; shareholders’ disputes, etc.
The firm’s tax department offers a full-service tax practice, notably with respect to structuring transactions; carrying out or fending off tax audits; coping with issues such as tax consolidation; thin capitalisation; holding companies; management packages and incentives; mergers and group reorganisations; inbound and outbound profit flows; VAT; wealth tax management; trusts; real estate investments; etc. It also represents clients in their relationship with the French tax authorities and before the French courts.
The employment department advises on all aspects of employment law: drafting of employment contracts and recruitment, complex collective bargaining issues, employees’ representation, health and safety, profit-sharing and incentives, mass redundancy schemes, individual dismissals, settlement agreements, outsourcing, subcontracting and secondment and employment due diligence. It also represents clients before labour and other courts in relation to all types of employment disputes and claims.
The litigation department represents and assists clients at all stages of pre-litigation and litigation before French civil and commercial courts, including for summary proceedings, applications for interim relief and petitions for expedited hearings, fully fledged commercial and financial litigation, white-collar liability, etc. The team also represents clients in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution settings and may assist distressed companies or investors in pre-insolvency and insolvency proceedings.
The firm’s bankruptcy, restructuring and reorganization team acts both in formal bankruptcy settings, as well as out-of-court restructurings and workouts. The team advises corporate debtors, secured or unsecured creditors of troubled businesses, as well as investors, sponsors or other parties in complex and distressed situations. It provides practical, business-oriented advice and solutions.
|Mergers and acquisitions||Nicolas Vivienfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Judith Fargeotemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Jacques Epsteinfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Laetitia Amzallagemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Emmanuel Chauvetfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Laurent Assayaemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|General corporate, restructuring and corporate governance||Nicolas Vivienfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|General corporate, restructuring and corporate governance||Judith Fargeotemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|General corporate, restructuring and corporate governance||Jacques Epsteinfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|General corporate, restructuring and corporate governance||Laetitia Amzallagemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|General corporate, restructuring and corporate governance||Emmanuel Chauvetfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|Market regulation and stock exchange transactions||Emmanuel Chauvetemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|Market regulation and stock exchange transactions||Emmanuelle Bouretzfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|Labour relations and employment||Joëlle Hannelaisemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|Labour relations and employment||Marie-Emilie Rousseau-Brunelfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|Commercial contracts||Nicolas Vivienemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|Commercial contracts||Jacques Epsteinfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|Commercial contracts||Judith Fargeotemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|Commercial contracts||Laetitia Amzallagfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|Commercial contracts||Emmanuel Chauvetemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|Litigation and dispute resolution||Emmanuelle Bouretzfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|Litigation and dispute resolution||Laure Géniteauemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|Litigation and dispute resolution||Laurent Assayafirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|Banking and financial regulations/compliance||Emmanuelle Bouretzemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|Restructuring and reorganisation||Laurent Assayafirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)145023950|
|Restructuring and reorganisation||Laure Geniteauemail@example.com||+33(0)145023950|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Jean Reynaudfirstname.lastname@example.org||+33(0)967599531|
|Mme Laetitia Amzallag||Partner – Laetitia focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and commercial contracts,…||View Profile|
|Mr Laurent Assaya||Partner – Laurent Assaya is an expert in pre-insolvency proceedings (mandat ad…||View Profile|
|Mme Emmanuelle Bouretz||Partner – Emmanuelle Bouretz’s practice focuses on commercial litigation for both French &…||View Profile|
|Mr Jérôme Chapus||Partner – Jérôme Chapus assists and represents corporate entities as well as individuals…||View Profile|
|Mr Emmanuel Chauvet||Partner – Since 2008, Emmanuel Chauvet has focused on mergers and acquisitions and…||View Profile|
|Mr Jacques Epstein||Partner – Specialized in mergers and acquisitions and industrial joint-ventures, often in…||View Profile|
|Mme Judith Fargeot||Partner – Judith Fargeot has a broad experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint-ventures…||View Profile|
|Mme Joëlle Hannelais||Partner – Joëlle Hannelais has a renowned experience in employment law. Her practice…||View Profile|
|Mme Marine Pelletier-Capes||Partner – Marine Pelletier-Capes has developed notable expertise in corporate taxation, including…||View Profile|
|Mr Jean Reynaud||Partner. Jean specializes in mergers and acquisitions, particularly in cross border transactions.…||View Profile|
|Mme Marie-Emilie Rousseau-Brunel||Partner – Marie-Emilie Rousseau-Brunel practices labour and social security law, both on contentious…||View Profile|
|Mr Nicolas Vivien||Partner – Nicolas Vivien has developed a broad transactional practice for international and…||View Profile|