LexCase > Paris, France > Firm Profile

75002, PARIS

France > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences Tier 2

Primarily based in Paris, the team of ‘true specialists’ at LexCase handles a broad range of contentious and regulatory matters concerning product liability and health authority decisions. Praised by clients for her ‘unparalleled and in-depth’ healthcare experience, practice co-head Diane Bandon-Tourret is known for her longstanding experience in advising medical device manufacturers and pharma companies on both contentious and non-contentious regulatory matters; while co-head Raphaël Apelbaum advises clients on a range of public health issues, including government audits and public health agency inspections. Working out of the Marseille office, Alain de Belenet is particularly skilled at handling hospital public procurement, and M.A and CE marking-related work, and Maxime Büsch has vast knowledge of litigation concerning public procurement contracts. Victoire Storksen acts for numerous healthcare product manufacturers and distributors in compliance related mandates.

Practice head(s):

Diane Bandon-Tourret; Alain de Belenet; Raphaël Apelbaum; Maxime Büsch

Other key lawyers:


‘Strong industry focus, detailed experience of relevant procedures, network with French Health authorities. ’

‘The practice group is an experienced and well-coordinated team of experts. In particular, Diane Bandon-Tourret’s expertise, excellent accessibility and responsiveness stand out.’

‘Diane Bandon-Tourret stands out for her unparalleled and in-depth expertise in French healthcare. She not only has an excellent network, but is also exceptionally accessible and responsive. It is a pleasure to work with her. ’

‘I particularly appreciate working with Diane Bandont-Tourret and Victoire Storsken for their responsiveness and above all their knowledge of regulations in a complex sector coupled with a real understanding of the company’s commercial, business, marketing and other issues. The consultations are truly tailor-made, which take into account the specificities of companies, their interests and their way of operating. It is not a question of theory, but of practical and achievable support for society.’

‘Knowledge of the health sector. Knowledge of pharmaceutical rules and procedures. Original treatment of cases.’

‘A very attentive team who knows our group perfectly and who always provides high-level advice. The team is innovative in its recruitment of quality employees who are loyal and who are true specialists in the health sector.’

‘Diane and Victoire are particularly attentive and always very responsive. Their work is always at the right level of accuracy and balance.’

‘Very competent and responsive, pragmatic firm, notably, Alain de Bélenet and Maxime Busch in public and administrative law; Diane Bandon-Tourret and Tamara Milano in civil responsibility.’

Key clients



Philips France Commercial

Philips Koninklijke NV

Pierre Fabre Group

Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmetique

Pierre Fabre Medicament


Essilor International

Colgate Palmolive



Horizon Therapeutics

Work highlights

  • Advising an international medical devices group on the withdrawal and replacement of life saving devices and other devices worldwide, following the implementation of a full-scale field safety corrective action, in front of competent authorities and French courts, in particular in the context of a major collective action.
  • Assisting several clients of the Conference Bleue Network (mostly US and Asian medical devices manufacturers with EU subsidiaries and pharmaceutic companies) in their discussions with the French Competent Authority (ANSM) to obtain marketing rights for the French market through derogatory proceedings, in close coordination with European law firms.

LexCase wa founded in 2009 as an entrepreneurial project to establish a multidisciplinary law firm, located in Paris, Lyon and Marseille having close links with several foreign law firms as well.

Regional, national and international, LexCase relies on proximity to its clients with a view to excellence.

On the strength of its recognized expertise, LexCase continues to grow by acquiring leading-edge experts to advise and support their private and public clients in implementing many various projects successfully.

With LexFormation, LexCase experts regularly conduct professional legal trainings, related to the use of law as well as to best practices.

Complementary skills: LexCase has responsive, available and expert teams offering a broad range of legal competences close to your projects.

Privileged partners: LexCase has an informal network of independent foreign law firms, enabling a rapid and pragmatic response to local issues and cross-cutting international solutions.

Since September 2022, LexCase has become a member of Legus International, a global network of 1500 corporate lawyers in over 70 countries.

Specialized correspondents: In areas requiring specific sector local expertise and in-depth knowledge of the regulatory environment and authorities in other countries, LexCase has good working relationships with specialized lawyers in a number of countries.

Department Name Email Telephone
Public Business Law Raphaël APELBAUM rapelbaum@lexcase.com
Immigration and international mobility Raphaël APELBAUM rapelbaum@lexcase.com
Life Sciences Department Diane BANDON-TOURRET dbandontourret@lexcase.com
Business Law Department Alain de BELENET adebelenet@lexcase.com
Corporate Law Department Christophe BLUM cblum@lexcase.com
IP/IT/Data Department Iliana BOUBEKEUR iboubekeur@lexcase.com
Business Law Department Maxime BÜSCH mbusch@lexcase.com
Tax Law Department Amaury DE CARLAN adecarlan@lexcase.com
Employment Law Florence DRAPIER FAURE fdrapierfaure@lexcase.com
Tax Law Department Philippe DROUILLOT pdrouillot@lexcase.com
Insurance Law Delphine LOYER dloyer@lexcase.com
Corporate Law Department Guillaume PIERSON gpierson@lexcase.com
Real Estate Law Departement Aurélie POULIGUEN apouliguen@lexcase.com
Business Law Department Sébastien SEMOUN ssemoun@lexcase.com
Photo Name Position Profile
Raphael APELBAUM photo Raphael APELBAUM Partner at LexCase since 2014, Raphaël APELBAUM co-manages the Public Business Law…
Christophe BLUM photo Christophe BLUM Christophe BLUM joined LexCase in January 2018 and head the Corporate Law…
Iliana BOUBEKEUR photo Iliana BOUBEKEUR Partner at LexCase since 2020, Iliana BOUBEKEUR heads the IP/IT/Data department. She…
Maxime BÜSCH photo Maxime BÜSCH As a partner at LexCase since 2022, Maxime BÜSCH leads the Public…
Diane Bandon-Tourret photo Diane Bandon-Tourret Attorney at law registered at the Paris Bar, Diane BANDON-TOURRET leads the…
Florence DRAPIER FAURE photo Florence DRAPIER FAURE Florence DRAPIER FAURE joined LexCase in 2010 as Partner in the Employment…
Philippe DROUILLOT photo Philippe DROUILLOT Philippe DROUILLOT has been a partner at LexCase since 2009 and co-heads…
Alain De BELENET photo Alain De BELENET Partner at LexCase since 2010, Alain de BELENET leads, alongside Raphaël APELBAUM,…
Amaury De CARLAN photo Amaury De CARLAN Amaury DE CARLAN is a partner at LexCase since 2018 and heads…
Delphine LOYER photo Delphine LOYER Partner since 2021 at LexCase, Delphine LOYER heads the Insurance Law Department.…
Guillaume PIERSON photo Guillaume PIERSON Partner at LexCase since November 2009 Guillaume PIERSON heads the Corporate Law/Mergers…
Aurélie POULIGUEN photo Aurélie POULIGUEN As a lawyer since 2007, AuréIie POULIGUEN has been practicing exclusively in…
Sébastien SEMOUN photo Sébastien SEMOUN Sébastien SEMOUN has been a partner at LexCase since December 2014 and…
Partners : 13
Of Counsel : 7
Support staff : 31
Back office : 10
Legus International
« La Conférence Bleue » (In Healthcare and life Sciences)
IR Global
International Bar Association (IBA)

TESTIMONIAL: “We collaborate with LexCase on complex cases in Public Law as their team provides us with precise and thorough guidance. We are very satisfied with their support, availability, and personalized advice. Working with a multidisciplinary firm like LexCase also enable us to request support from other skilled practices (Insurance Law, Labor Law, Criminal Law, etc.).”

TESTIMONIAL: “A precise and rigorous work. There is no doubt that when we met Maître Loyer, we realized that she was passionate about her work and this made us want to collaborate with the firm. »

TESTIMONIAL: “I deal with teams that are attentive, conscientious, and passionate about their subject matter. My satisfaction with LexCase’s work can be summarized with three words: integrity, professionalism, and responsiveness.”

TESTIMONIAL: “For more than 10 years, LexCase has been our preferred partner for all legal issues related to employment. We are always entirely satisfied with the availability demonstrated by the firm members, the precision of their answers and the quality of the service they provide. As customer satisfaction is the first motivation criterion at Boldoduc, we are keen to work with partners who emphasize the same objective. This is the reason why we have remained loyal to LexCase for all these years.”

TESTIMONIAL: “I am delighted to work in collaboration with LexCase lawyers in employment law.

They provide me with their expertise, their experience and give me competent advice on how to proceed in some legal cases structuring for our company, and in case of potential litigation files.

We are at the beginning of our collaboration and hope that it will last in order for me to get the best support in the development of my skills in employment law.”

TESTIMONIAL: “I have been working with LexCase since 2009 and I am satisfied with the relationship based on the trust built up combining quality and professionalism. A very good level of advice is provided by the teams with whom I have collaborated in the firm.”

TESTIMONIAL: “LexCase has been a long-term partner for my companies thanks to their expertise in Corporate Law, Business law and Fiscal law. Their no non-sense approach to legal situations and their close understanding of our objectives have been valuable assets for us”