Philippe Goossens > ADVANT Altana > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

ADVANT Altana
45 RUE DE TOCQUEVILLE
75 017 PARIS
France

Work Department

White-collar Crime
Criminal Business Law
Environmental law
Cybersecurity

Position

Partner

Career

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1995, Philippe Goossens is highly recognized and experienced in litigation matters. Mr. Goossens has a particular focus on financial and employment disputes affecting major French and international groups and figures.

An active contributor to the legal press, he is also recognized for his in-house risk awareness training programs he and his team presents to clients’ employees, including a video presentation distributed throughout a leading international construction group for their Risk Awareness initiative and a series of interactive presentations for a global leader specialized in geotechnical and civil engineering. He is also very active in assisting his clients with the implementation of the Sapin II law and the new mandatory anti-corruption measures it introduced.

Languages

French, English

Memberships

  • UIA (International Association of Lawyers) 
  • The legal committee of the FNTP (Fédération Nationale des Travaux Publics – National Federation of Public Works)
  • Member of the “Paris Place de Droit” association

Education

Bar admission: 1995

University of Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne: Masters’ Degree in Business Law
University of Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne: Masters’ Degree in Judicial Careers

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Résolution des litiges: Droit pénal des affaires

At ADVANT Altana, the dedicated team regularly assists leading companies with various fraud and corruption cases. Recently, the firm further diversified its caseload with new mandates dealing with criminal tax, environmental proceedings and cyber attacks. It also has a strong practice defending construction and engineering companies in employment criminal cases. The team recently provided strategic advice to clients on criminal liability during France’s Covid-19 pandemic first lockdown.  Philippe Goossens heads the practice which also includes counsels Laetitia Daage and Gildas Robert.