PARME Avocats > Paris, France > Firm Profile

PARME Avocats
197 BOULEVARD MALESHERBES
75017 PARIS
France

France > Construction Tier 1

The construction team at PARME Avocats provides legal advice and litigation services to project managers, developers, construction firms, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers at all phases of the construction process from the pre-planning and contracting stage to dispute avoidance and resolution. Tony Janvier has developed unique expertise in the field of subcontracting and co-contracting. He also regularly represents his clients before the French administrative, civil, and commercial courts in disputes involving the liability of contractors. The ‘availability, responsiveness and professionalism’ of the team is greatly valued.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

‘Responsiveness, availability and extensive knowledge of the construction and public procurement matters.’

‘Professionalism and efficiency in the management of disputes in public procurement contracts.’

‘Availability, responsiveness, professionalism.’

Key clients

SPIE BATIGNOLLES Group

FAYAT Group

DEMATHIEU BARD Group

BALAS Group

GAGNERAUD Group

EIFFAGE GENIE CIVIL

AURIGE Group

EVARISTE Group

NGE Group

ALTAREA

France > Administrative and public law Tier 2

One of France’s oldest established public law boutiques, PARME Avocats has large resources and is able to cover the full range of public law issues. The team acts for public and private sector clients, including many leading operators, especially in the energy and waste management sectors, as well as for major municipalities and regions. The firm has a strong focus on large public law projects, frequently joining forces with other leading law firms. It is currently involved in significant strategic projects, notably in the energy, waste, transport, culture and healthcare sectors. The firm advises clients on the entire life cycle of projects, starting with awarding issues all the way to execution issues, and also handles related litigation, for example disputes arisen from construction issues. The practice has a very strong presence in the energy sector where its expertise spans regulatory and procurement issues. Finally, the team was also retained to advise on the public law issues linked to a high-profile M&A transaction in 2021. The teams are based in Paris, Bordeaux, Marseille, Nantes and Lyon. The practice is co-headed by the highly recognised Xavier Matharan and Karine Hennette-Jaouen, and also includes key partners Mathieu NoelEmmanuel Guillini,  Ludovic Cuzzi and Tony Janvier. Serge Pugeault and Scheherazade Abboub  were promoted to partner in October 2020.

Practice head(s):

Xavier Matharan; Karine Hennette-Jaouen

Testimonials

‘Karine Hennette-Jaouen knows perfectly well the mysteries of concession contracts, and has been a force of proposal in negotiating an agreement while firmly protecting our interests.’

‘Ability to analyse long-term resources in a spirit of respect and preservation of everyone’s interests, but with the objective of finding a favourable outcome.’

‘Knowledge of French long-term public procurement.’

‘Excellent ability to listen to clients’ needs.’

‘The firm’s team is dedicated to a file, highly available and understands the technical and political issues and wins all its cases. The firm knows how to manage a multidisciplinary and competent team. The firm is agile: every obstacle is an opportunity. The firm’s network is particularly appreciated because it is operated for its client. Rigour and support also define the team. This firm anticipates the evolution of the legislation.’

‘The firm’s lawyers are relevant, knowledgeable and always available 24 hours a day. Their loyalty brings solidity to the management of current affairs and strength when it comes to building a project, an organization with all the legal certainty that is required. Well done, great team.’

Key clients

SIAAP

Region Hauts de France

City of Paris

SYCTOM Ivry

City of Marseilles

Principality of Monaco

Dijon Metropolis

SYCTOM (Paris)

the Ministry for the Ecological Transition

the Ministry of Economy, Finance and the Recovery

the Ministry of Justice

MERIDIAM

EDF-PEI

IDEX

Corsica Linea

The Chamber of Commerce and industry (CCI) of Greater Nancy Metropolis Meurthe-et-Moselle

PIZZORNO Group

PAPREC

SNCF

Enedis

FIB IMMOBILIER

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Paris Xavier MATHARANxavier.matharan@parme-avocats.com
Paris Karine HENNETTE-JAOUENkarine.hennettejaouen@parme-avocats.com
Paris Mathieu NOELmathieu.noel@parme-avocats.com
Paris Emmanuel GUILLINIemmanuel.guillini@parme-avocats.com
Paris Ludovic CUZZIludovic.cuzzi@parme-avocats.com
Paris Tony JANVIERtony.janvier@parme-avocats.com
Paris Serge PUGEAULTserge.pugeault@parme-avocats.com
Paris Schéhérazade ABBOUBscheherazade.abboub@parme-avocats.com
Partner : 8
Staff lawyers : 16
Of counsel : 5
Support team : 7
Trainees : 3
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