Firm Profile > Wilhelm & Associés > Paris, France

Wilhelm & Associés
70 BOULEVARD DE COURCELLES
75017 PARIS
France

Media and entertainment: Television/radio Tier 1

Wilhelm & Associés is strategic adviser to French media group and TV broadcaster Canal+ on high-stake competition and litigation issues pertaining to the audiovisual, TV and online television sector. The firm notably represented Canal+ in several domestic antitrust and merger control cases involving other key industry players, including satellite and broadband TV providers. The practice also assisted France Channels with the creation of the company and the development of its business model in the field of internet TV. Practice head Pascal Wilhelm and counsels Emilie Dumur and Stéphanie Coen are the key contacts.

Practice head(s):

Pascal Wilhelm 

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

GROUPE CANAL +

GROUPE TELFRANCE

FRANCE CHANNELS

EU, competition and distribution Tier 2

Wilhelm & Associés' seven-lawyer team is a longstanding adviser to leading media company Canal+ on its strategic merger control and antitrust issues. The practice takes on high-stake matters for the client, especially in the pay TV sector, in France, the EU and in France's overseas territories. The practice is also sought after by major clients from a broad spread of sectors, including leading retailers and commercial brands whom the group assists with distribution, EU and economic law issues. Finally, the practice was also active before the French Competition Authority when it lodged an abuse of dominant position complaint against Google's practices on behalf of client Amadeus. Several sensitive post-merger control cases, one notably dealing with non-respect of merger commitments, account for another important portion of the caseload. Pascal Wilhelm is in charge. Counsel Emilie Dumur is the other key member.

Practice head(s):

Pascal Wilhelm

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘A reliable law firm where lawyers are very efficient, give clear and understandable advice and are real business partners.’

‘The team is available and responsive.’

Key clients

GROUPE CANAL +

CANAL + INTERNATIONAL

BETCLIC EVEREST

GROUPE FNAC DARTY

AMADEUS

GENERAL IMPORT

LEROY MERLIN

ZADIG & VOLTAIRE

NUXE

DOUGLAS – NOCIBE

Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation Tier 3

Wilhelm & Associés' Pascal Wilhelm is appointed by leading French companies and retail brands to handle strategic commercial litigation, often in relation to anti-competitive practices. He is also retained by financial investors to handle shareholder and corporate disputes. Finally, he also manages civil liability cases, notably defending an accountant in a sensitive disciplinary case.

Practice head(s):

Pascal Wilhelm

Testimonials

‘A reliable law firm, with very efficient members who give clear and understandable advice. All members of the team are real business partners. They make it easy to take decisions after consulting with them’.

Key clients

CANAL +

BETCLIC EVEREST

ZADIG & VOLTAIRE

NUXE

NOCIBE

CAMAIEU

BANQUE HOTTINGUER

LEROY MERLIN

AMPLEGEST

FINANCIERE AMPLEGEST

TELFRANCE

CYRUS

RLCF

VALOTEL

ODAS

WILES VENTURES

Administrative and public law Tier 5

Wilhelm & Associés

Practice head(s):

Marie-Anne Renaux ; Delphine d’Albert des Essarts

Testimonials

‘Delphine d’Albert des Essarts and Marie-Anne Renaux’s team is extremely skilled and creative in the field of urban planning law’.

‘Delphine d’Albert des Essarts always provides the best legal and strategic solutions. She always takes position, and is not scared to adopt daring positions that always have led to success, especially before courts’.

Key clients

LEROY MERLIN

CEETRUS

ETS SCHIEVER

DECATHLON

WELDOM

GROUPE DUVAL

FREY

IKEA

MCARTHURGLEN

FINANCIERE APSYS

KINEPOLIS

MEGARAMA

BRICOMAN

EIC TRANSACTION

MONOPRIX

HYPER U

SUPER U

LES ARCHES METROPOLES

An independent firm founded by Pascal Wilhelm in 1995, Wilhelm & Associés is recognized for its high level of expertise in its specific areas of practice.

For twenty years, the partners have chosen to take an integrated approach in developing their practices and professional activities in order to provide optimal quality and fluidity in their services, while maintaining the firm’s distinct identity.

The firm is organized by practice areas specialized in communications law, competition and distribution law, urban planning, particularly commercial law, and real estate.

Personalized service, highly responsive, seeking excellence, are the guiding principles which allow the firm to provide clients analysis, advice and strategies tailored to their issues. An extensive network of referral law firms, professors and consultants regularly contribute to the firm’s work.

This model allows both the firm and its partners to be regularly cited amongst the top French and European specialists in their respective practice areas.

Department Name Email Telephone
Competition and antitrust Pascal WILHELM pwilhelm@wilhelmassocies.com +33 1 53 93 92 30
Competition and antitrust Emilie DUMUR edumur@wilhelmassocies.com +33 1 53 93 92 30
Business and corporate law Pascal WILHELM pwilhelm@wilhelmassocies.com +33 1 53 93 92 30
Business and corporate law Stéphanie COEN scoen@wilhelmassocies.com +33 1 53 93 92 30
Media and entertainment Pascal WILHELM pwilhelm@wilhelmassocies.com +33 1 53 93 92 30
Media and entertainment Emilie DUMUR edumur@wilhelmassocies.com +33 1 53 93 92 30
Intellectual property Pascal WILHELM pwilhelm@wilhelmassocies.com +33 1 53 93 92 30
Intellectual property Emilie DUMUR edumur@wilhelmassocies.com +33 1 53 93 92 30
Administrative and public law Marie-Anne RENAUX marenaux@wilhelmassocies.com +33 1 53 93 92 30
Administrative and public law Delphine d'ALBERT des ESSARTS ddesessarts@wilhelmassocies.com +33 1 53 93 92 30
Real estate Delphine d'ALBERT des ESSARTS ddesessarts@wilhelmassocies.com +33 1 53 93 92 30
Photo Name Position Profile
 Stéphanie COEN  photo Stéphanie COEN Counsel
 Emilie DUMUR photo Emilie DUMUR Counsel
 Delphine D’ALBERT DES ESSARTS photo Delphine D’ALBERT DES ESSARTS Partner
 Marie-Anne RENAUX  photo Marie-Anne RENAUX Partner
 Pascal WILHELM photo Pascal WILHELM Managing partner
Number of lawyers : 17
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