Firm Profile > Laude Esquier Champey > Paris, France
Laude Esquier Champey Offices
4 RUE QUENTIN BAUCHART
75 008 PARIS
Laude Esquier Champey > The Legal 500 Rankings
Business litigation boutique Laude Esquier Champey's team provides a 'strong' service with a particular focus on trade mark infringement litigation. The firm represents clients across a wide variety of sectors, including food and beverage production (Danone), fashion (Christian Dior Couture) and telecoms (Cheetah Mobile). 'Very responsive' practice head Sophie Havard Duclos successfully represented Jack Daniel’s in a criminal action based on trade mark infringement against the operator of a website selling T-shirts reproducing or imitating Jack Daniel’s renowned design trade marks, securing a criminal fine of €10,000, the destruction of all disputed goods, and €5,000 worth of damages. Also noteworthy are associates Pauline Casanova and Sophie Genet.
‘The firm is strong in IP.‘
‘We work with Sophie Havard Duclos. Very responsive and achieved solid results for our client. Communicative as well, and pro-actively thinks of other solutions that may be of assistance. Would absolutely work with her again. Pauline Casanova was also of great help.‘
Christian Dior Couture
Litigation boutique Laude Esquier Champey brings together a large 14-lawyer team able to handle a variety of disputes. The firm is appointed by leading French and international corporations, including high-profile luxury goods brands, as well top insurers and investment funds. It handles sensitive commercial disputes, as well as bankruptcy and insurance-coverage related cases. The practice is also in charge of major shareholders' conflicts and corporate litigation cases. Co-heads of practice Olivier Laude, Victor Champey, Richard Esquier and Nathalie Karpik are highly recommended.
‘Extremely prepared and competent. The support is efficient and professional, leaving the customer always updated and properly informed at every stage. Always one step ahead.’
‘Strong experience in commercial litigation and a very good knowledge of business issues and constraints. It follows a combative but not aggressive approach. An ideal law firm for commercial litigation’.
‘Olivier Laude is engaged, combative but not aggressive, available, has 360 degree vision and very good oral and written communication skills’.
AJR PARTICIPATIONS – FRANCE ANTILLES
MGA ENTERTAINMENT INC
The team at Laude Esquier Champey has a particular focus on representing clients in litigious matters, although the practice also covers the full range of advisory services, including the negotiation and drafting of agreements, and advising on strategies for defending intellectual property rights. The key name to note is practice head Sophie Havard Duclos.
Laude Esquier Champey frequently represents clients in trade mark and patent disputes, both nationally and before the EUIPO. Longstanding clients, including Nike, Danone, Jack Daniel's, and Cheetah Mobile, are testament to the firm's focus on the fashion, food and beverage, and telecoms sectors. On the advisory side, the team assists with the negotiation and drafting of trade mark licensing agreements. Practice head Sophie Havard Duclos is the key name to note.
Christian Dior Couture
Insurance Tier 3
CARDIF LUX VIE
LIBERTY SPECIALTY MARKETS
Laude Esquier Champey > Firm Profile
The firm: The firm was created in 2008 by Olivier Laude, Richard Esquier and Victor Champey. It has always specialised in business litigation.
Areas of practice: Laude Esquier Champey specialises in business litigation. The firm has 20 attorneys whose practices are dedicated to managing and resolving disputes both in France and internationally. The firm primarily acts on behalf of French and international groups, large companies, SMEs and directors and officers operating in a wide variety of economic sectors. Anticipating and managing conflicts, analysing risks, developing strategies, resolving crises, achieving settlements or implementing effective judicial proceedings are at the heart of the firm’s activity and expertise. Led by six seasoned partners with a significant track record in negotiations and litigation, the firm defends its clients’ interests efficiently and with determination, arriving at pragmatic solutions that are adapted to the financial and strategic risks at stake. The firm represents its clients before all types of jurisdictions (judicial, administrative, arbitral).
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