Firm Profile > CBR & Associés > Paris, France

CBR & Associés
20 AVENUE DE L'OPERA
75001 PARIS
France

Media and entertainment: Music Tier 1

CBR & Associés houses two of the market's most renowned experts in the field: Alain Barsikian and Michael Majster have extensive experience advising highly successful artists, authors, producers, publishers, distributors, broadcasting organisations and collecting societies. The pair handle contract, IP and litigation work and also provide day-to-day support.

Testimonials

The firm has excellent expertise in the media field, particularly in the music and TV industries. The advice provided always exactly suits clients’ needs. Lawyers come up with innovative and efficient strategies when dealing with commercial disputes.’

Media and entertainment: Television/radio Tier 2

CBR & Associés' Pierre-Olivier Chartier has strong experience handling challenging commercial disputes between major operators in the media and broadcasting sector. He assists leading TV, radio and media groups as well as a major internet TV provider. Notable cases involve advising on contentious cases involving the broadcasting of TV channel content on various networks, including through the internet.

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Testimonials

The firm has excellent expertise in the media field, and particularly in the music and TV industry sectors. The advice provided always exactly suits clients’ needs. Lawyers come up with innovative and efficient strategies when dealing with commercial disputes.’

Key clients

NEXTRADIO TV

MOLOTOV

SFR

TF1

LAGARDERE ACTIVE

Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation Tier 3

CBR & Associés  advises on  high-stakes commercial litigation in relation to the telecoms, media, TV, internet and energy sectors on behalf leading industry players. The team also has  strong expertise managing cases pertaining to advertising and product regulation law issues, especially linked to the tobacco and alcohol industries. The firm is also acting in several strategic consumer disputes in which it is defending leading companies facing mass consumer claims. Judith Vuillez and Pierre-Olivier Chartier, who co-head the practice, are highly recommended.

Testimonials

‘The team is one of the most efficient for commercial litigation issues – always focused on its customers’ needs’.

‘The team shows excellent strategic reading of its cases and demonstrates exceptional technical skills. It is entirely dedicated to its clients and obtaining the best possible results’.

‘A fine and comprehensive knowledge of commercial litigation, spanning judicial procedures and the commercial and business aspects of a case’.

Judith Vuillez is fully committed to delivering the best services to her clients. She delivers great results in a short time frame. No matter what the topic is, she is 100% available’.

‘Pierre-Olivier Chartier is one of the best commercial litigators of the Paris bar. He is totally dedicated to his cases and is really creative. He shows great analysis capabilities and stands out through his ability to correctly asses pros and cons and find unexpected answers to issues’.

Key clients

ADIDAS

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

BACARDI MARTINI FRANCE

PRIMAGAZ

KAEFER WANNER

PROCTER & GAMBLE

SFR

TOTAL DIRECT ENERGIE

EUROVIA

TF1

EUROPCAR

ARAMIS

LAGARDERE ACTIVE

Insolvency Tier 4

CBR & AssociésOlivier Debeine often advises debtors, commercial partners and judicial administrators. He acts in restructuring and insolvency proceedings and also handles related litigation.

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Testimonials

‘The team is made up of all excellent professionals, solidly trained and always available. Team members always listen to their clients’ requirements and always find a solution in a very short time.’

‘The team shows good judgement on decisions to be made which minimizes potential risks.’

‘Olivier Debeine demonstrates rigour and know-how in his analysis, and provides accurate recommendations. He has perfect knowledge of his field and mastering of procedures.’

Key clients

MSC CRUISES

GRUPPO CIMBALI

CLINIQUE SAINT JEAN L’ERMITAGE

SELAFA MJA represented by F. Lévy

SELAFA MJA represented by V. Leloup-Thomas

L’AMY SA

Suntec Industries France

Société Civile des Personnels des Publications de la Vie Catholique

Established in 1994, CBR & Associés is an independent corporate law firm made up of lawyers who enjoy excellent reputations in their various fields based on their technical expertise, the added value they bring, their ability to provide tailor-made services, their deep involvement in strategic and complex matters and their outstanding responsiveness.

The firm’s lawyers have chosen an independent structure that has, since its establishment, been built and developed in the spirit of an intellectual and professional community.

Our entrepreneurial structure facilitates flexibility and responsiveness for the service of our clients.

The firm’s lawyers have created and continue to expand networks of correspondent lawyers, especially at an international level, and maintain close working relationships with independent firms in many countries.

CBR & Associés acts in the main areas of business law, in strategic or complexes cases with a sound transactional practice, notably:

Litigation, Corporate – M&A / Private Equity / Capital Market, Media / IP / New Technologies / Telecom / Sports Law / Restructuring, Tax Law, Employment Law.

We benefit from robust sectorial experience, notably in the industries of tobacco, media, tourism, telecom, energy, music and can take advantage of high value-added practices in our transactional activities including for family offices, listed companies, turning around businesses and their partners and creditors. Our teamwork fertilizes them.

 

The partners of the firm: Alain Barsikian, Jean-François Carreras, Pierre-Olivier Chartier, Olivier Debeine, François Le Roquais, Michaël Majster and Judith Vuillez.

 

Contact: Olivier Debeine (Co-Managing Partner)

 

❙     Number of Partners: 7  ❙     Number of Lawyers: 17