Nicolas Contis > Kalliopé > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

75 017 PARIS

Work Department

Litigation & commercial contracts


Nicolas Contis assists big groups, small and mid-sized companies in all their litigation and arbitration cases (tortious liability, contractual liability, shareholder disputes, criminal business law, etc.).

In addition, he has developed a cute expertise in negotiating and drafting complex contracts (particularly, distribution agreements – franchise agreements, commercial agency agreements – sale contracts, provision of services contracts, joint ventures, etc.). He also intervenes in corporate law matters, notably in acquisition and/reorganisation transactions, in synergy with other partners.


He has been a member of the Paris bar since 2001. Prior to found Kalliopé, Nicolas has practiced at De Pardieu Brocas (2001), Bredin Prat (2002-2004) and Racine (2004-2007).

Before commencing his career as a lawyer, he was a legal counsel at the French embassy in Brussels.

Moreover, he teaches at continuing legal education programmes and is called upon colloquia organised in his areas of expertise.



French & English


IBA ( Internation Bar Association) , Iurope, ILO (International Law Office)


Nicolas has graduated from La Sorbonne (Paris I) law school (DEA business law and Masters in Business law – year 1999 valedictorian) and the University of Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium (DES economic law).

Prior to that, he had studied for four years at a top business school in Paris, during which he studied abroad at the University of Grahamstown (South Africa) for six months.