Firm Profile > Reinhart Marville Torre > Paris , France

Reinhart Marville Torre
75116 PARIS

Dispute resolution: commercial litigation Tier 2

The ‘very reliableReinhart Marville Torreis highly responsive when dealing with crisis situations’. The versatile 17-lawyer team handles a broad range of cases and was recently in high demand for assistance from asset management companies involved in shareholders' conflicts. The practice also acted in several high-stakes commercial and unfair competition disputes. Some major international investment funds and French and international companies are clients. The five-partner team includes Louis-Marie Absil, Antoine Dérot and the ‘skilled and availableJérôme Marsaudon.

Employment Tier 3

Reinhart Marville Torre's team handles a broad range of matters including restructuring, M&A, mass redundancy, litigation, and collective bargaining work. It is also noted for its ‘great responsiveness and strength’ in advising on accidents at work and work-related diseases and for handling gross negligence cases. The practice advises an international client base that includes several major industrial companies, notably Siemens, ThyssenKrupp and AEG Power Solutions. Recent work includes advising on the employment aspects of the organisation of a major sporting event. Key names include Catherine Broussot-MorinSoazig Preteseille TaillardatOlivier Bluche, who is a key name for sensitive employment-related disputes and senior executive employment terminations, where he acts for companies and individuals; and Agathe Moreau, who ‘understands her clients very well  and provides tailor-made advice’.

Administrative and public law Tier 4

Reinhart Marville Torre's three-lawyer team assists private sector operators and companies, as well as some public law entities. Headed by Lionel Levain, the practice recently handled matters in the transport, energy and port sectors. The team has solid expertise advising on public procurement and handling related litigation. It is assisting a Smovengo-led consortium with major difficulties related to the awarding and performance of the Paris bike-sharing system procurement contract. The firm is also handling litigation in the gas and hydrocarbon sector, notably representing Française de l'Energie and Gazonor in a dispute with the Environment Ministry regarding the granting of exclusive hydrocarbon exploration licences. Moventia, CRM Services, Lov and Région Ile-de-France are clients.

Media and entertainment: advertising

Jean-Baptiste Guillot leads the sports offering at Reinhart Marville Torre and recently acted for PGA European Tour/Ryder Cup Europe in its negotiations with the French government for the organisation of the event in September 2018 in France. Française des Jeux appointed the group to oversee the management and organisation of the professional cycling team Groupama-FDJ - including the commercialisation of image rights and the legal framework of its sponsorship structures - and Guillet successfully represented the French Basketball Federation in its lobbying efforts for a legislative amendment to allow municipalities to act as guarantors for loans to companies for the construction of sport facilities. Other key clients include the French Golf Federation, Racing 92 and Virtual Regatta.

The firm

Established in 1990, Reinhart Marville Torre is a business law firm whose 60 attorneys provide advisory and litigation services to companies and their directors in order to support and advise them in their legal and financial strategies. With a traditional core business focused on litigation, RMT, which has grown steadily and continuously, is active in many areas including: corporate, labour, tax, public law, liability and real estate.

The steady growth in turnover and profit, the loyalty of our clients, the quality of the mandates entrusted to us, and the development and stability of our human resources clearly illustrate an effective and sustainable model.

Our governance is structured around a common objective: the satisfaction of our clients. To achieve this aim, we ensure that the concept of association is effectively implemented and benefits everyone.

We demand the provision of extremely high quality and high value-added services. Our lawyers are trained at the highest level and we encourage the development of comprehensive skills in each practice area.

We maintain a short management chain (1 partner to 2 associates), which enables us to immediately mobilise a team dedicated to resolving the complex issues entrusted by our clients and to provide them with creative responses tailored to their situation.

Areas of practice

Our litigation and arbitration lawyers cover the various litigation levels: commercial, corporate law, social law, arbitration,. They primarily provide their expertise to medium-sized companies, executives and shareholders and manage their sensitive cases with them.

Our corporate department works on mergers-acquisitions and private equity, assisting our clients in structuring and completing their transactions. It conducts audits and writes and negotiates all legal documentation. It also coordinates relations with market and administrative authorities, especially within the framework of market-based transactions.

The tax law team works on complete complex transactions, as counsel and in litigation, with French and foreign companies. It also works with private equity stakeholders from structuring the transaction through implementation and liquidation of the management package. The team has also developed significant experience in tax litigation.

The real estate department works as counsel and in litigation with private and public investors, developers, French and foreign industrial groups and major international retail and restaurant industry brands.The team has developed widely known expertise in real estate and urban planning, especially in commercial urban planning. It also works on cases and issues involving real-estate development, commercial leases, office assets, contracts, construction, condominiums and real-estate reorganisation and financing.

Our labor law specialists have extensive experience with questions concerning corporate restructuring plans/PSEs and individual disputes such as discrimination and harassment. They also help our clients monitor their URSSAF audits and related disputes. Our team works on individual and collective disputes, especially mass disputes involving many employees.

RMT also specialises in high-risk disputes and executive departures.

The product liability /professional & industrial risks team offers specialised skill in industrial risks, defective products, regulatory issues and compliance, as well as problems caused by workplace accidents, occupational illnesses and the management of insurance disputes.

The public business law team works as counsel and in litigation for national and local public stakeholders and their private industrial partners and service providers. Its work covers all areas of public business law with expertise based on significant experience in the particularities of the sector.

Department Name Email Telephone
White Collar crime Jean Reinhart
White Collar crime Olivier Bluche
Commercial/Financial Litigation Antoine Dérot
Commercial/Financial Litigation Louis Marie Absil
Pre/Post Acquisition litigation Marc Susini
Pre/Post Acquisition litigation Philippe Torre
Arbitration Jérome Marsaudon
Arbitration Louis Marie Absil
Competition & Distribution Antoine Dérot
IP Marc Susini
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Dominique Dermerguerian
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Pierre Menno de Girard
Corporate/Private Equity, Capital Investment Philippe Torre
Corporate/Private Equity, Capital Investment Laurent Cavallier
Corporate/Sports Jean Baptiste Guillot
Corporate/Data Protection Laurent Marville Laurent Marville
Financing Laurent Cavallier
Tax Olivier Goldstein
Tax Philippe de Guyenro
Real Estate Bertrand Thouny
Real Estate Fleur Gaffinel
Labor Law - collective and individual issues Soazig Preteseille
Labor Law - collective and individual issues Catherine Broussot Morin
Labor Law - High risk disputes and executives departures Olivier Bluche
Industrial, professional risks and liability Agathe Moreau
Administrative and public law Lionel Levain