De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés > Paris, France > Firm Profile

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés
9 RUE BOISSY D'ANGLAS
75008 PARIS
France

France > Intellectual property: Copyright Tier 1

France > Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs Tier 1

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés offers a wide range of trade mark services, representing clients in contentious matters before French and EU courts and IP offices, handling the full spectrum of soft IP matters, including trade mark clearance and licensing issues, and assisting clients with the IP aspects of M&A deals. The team also works closely with the firm’s tax, competition and employment practice’s to ensure their clients are best advised on the appropriate course of action. Louis de Gaulle and Georgie Courtois are known for their contentious expertise, appearing before civil and criminal courts, while Julien Horn handles transactional IP matters in addition to pleading cases. Francine Le Péchon-Joubert advises on contractual IP matters and disputes, including R&D and licensing agreements. Serge Lederman represents clients from the fashion, design, media and food sectors in trade mark litigation.

Practice head(s):

Louis de Gaulle; Georgie Courtois; Julien Horn; Francine Le Péchon-Joubert; Serge Lederman

Testimonials

‘Multidisciplinary, dynamic, agile, experienced.’

‘Julien Horn: attentive to subjects related to a public institution, offers an adapted solution.’

Key clients

Careventures Fund li Gp

Château de Versailles

Colgate Palmolive

Echosens

Energy Observer Developments

Epic Games

Fédération Française de Tennis

Haribo

Icade

Ile-de-France Mobilité (IDFM)

Interop’ Santé

Monte Carlo – Société des Bains de Mer

NBC UNIVERSAL

Opéra de Paris

Optic 2000

Palais des Thés

Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétiques (PFDC)

Pure Laboratories

Fresenius

RH US, LLC.

Rival Boxing

Showroomprivé.com

Sire Spirits – 50C

Skechers

The Fragrance Designers

Twinings

Warner Bros

France > Media and entertainment: Cinema Tier 1

The cinema team at De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés is co-headed by Louis de GaulleJulien HornCharles-Edouard Renault and Philippe Moncorps. The group's workload involves advising its broad range of high-profile clients on consistently high-value matters relating to the regulation, validation, distribution and purchase of content, the structuring and financing of international productions and the restructuring of studios. In addition, the team is able to handle dispute resolution matters, often involving a variety of complex international intellectual property factors, including obtaining the legal clearance of sets, props and costumes for series, as well as on matters involving film adaptations of novels.

Practice head(s):

Louis de Gaulle; Julien Horn; Charles-Edouard Renault; Philippe Moncorps

Key clients

GOOD HERO

247 Films

ASO-Amaury Sport organization

DreamWorks Animation

HBO

JP MORGAN CHASE

Koch Films

Microsoft

NBCUniversal

No Money Production

Paramount

SIPA – Ouest France

Spotify

TF1

Twentieth Century Fox

UEFA

Warner Bros. (US)

Working Title Films

France > Media and entertainment: Sports Tier 1

Louis de Gaulle, Serge Lederman, Jean-François Vilotte, who leads on many of the team’s most complex matters, and Agnès Macaire head the practice at De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés. The group's workload involves advising a broad range of notable clients on the full spectrum of matters in the space; it is assisting with the competition and sports law considerations concerning the organisation of the 2023 Rugby World Cup, and is a popular choice to advise on international events. Additionally, a significant portion of its workload includes advising on the formation and negotiation of relevant contracts and agreements.

Practice head(s):

Louis de Gaulle; Serge Lederman; Jean-François Vilotte; Agnès Macaire

Testimonials

‘Jean-François Vilotte has an in-depth knowledge of the sport industry and provides top-notch strategic advice in order to make sure our project is running smoothly.’

Key clients

ASSOCIATION SPORTING CLUB BASTIAIS

CAISSE DES DEPOT ET CONSIGNATIONS

SPORSORA

UCPA

ILE DE FRANCE MOBILITÉS

AMAURY SPORT ORGANISATION (TOUR DE FRANCE, DAKAR)

FRENCH NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (CNOSF)

FRENCH TENNIS FEDERATION (ROLAND-GARROS, DAVIS CUP, FED CUP, ROLEX MASTERS)

UEFA (EURO 2016, CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, EUROPA LEAGUE)

MOHAMMED BEN SULAYEM (FIA PRESIDENT)

OVALTO

#FRANCE 2023

France > Media and entertainment: Television/radio Tier 1

France > Data privacy and data protection Tier 2

The data protection and data privacy practice at the Paris offices of De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés provides a one-stop-shop to assist financial institutions (Natixis), government bodies and multinational corporates in water treatment services (Culligan), computer software (Adobe), video games (Epic Games), retail (CVS), IT and construction. The group’s comprehensive service assists with matters ranging from mobility databases opening programmes, HR digitalisation processes and GDPR compliance to assistance with blockchain platforms, cybersecurity, and competition law in the context of data issues. The team is led by software anti-piracy and cyber criminality expert Georgie Courtois, e-commerce and consumer information specialist Matthieu Dary and Cécile Théard-Jallu, who brings expertise to R&D issues and technology transfers.

Practice head(s):

Georgie Courtois; Matthieu Dary; Cécile Théard-Jallu

Testimonials

‘Cécile Théard-Jallu has good expertise in GDPR.’

‘Practice of expertise with collaborative work.’

‘Very strong business and sector skills, responsiveness.’

Key clients

Adobe

Alliance Digitale Maladie Coronavirus.fr

Alstom

Autodesk

Cegedim

Consortium Tehdas

Culligan

CVS

Département des Yvelines – E-tonomy

Epic Games

Europrivacy

Gouvernement de la Guyane

Gouvernement de la Nouvelle Calédonie

Hopscotch

Interop’Santé

Kinova

Lanvin

Ledger

Legal Place

Meilleursagents.com

Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer

MSF Médecins sans Frontière

Natixis

Orientis Kusmi Tea

Otonohm

Pole Systematic

SuperHot

UEFA

Vicat

WI Pharma

France > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences Tier 2

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés is best known for handling regulatory, IP, data protection, and ethics issues surrounding innovative projects for clients in the medtech space. Practice co-head Cécile Théard-Jallu works with both major international clients and French SMEs, with expertise advising on complex clinical research programmes. Jean-Marie Job jointly leads the team and specialises in assisting pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients.

Practice head(s):

Jean-Marie Job; Cécile Théard-Jallu

Testimonials

‘Great knowledge of the market and relevant sources. Great experience in French healthcare market. Business-oriented approach and full availability throughout the process. Genuine interest in law and possibility to provide best-result for the client.’

‘Cécile is a very approachable partner, always available when needed. She is very experienced and has vast knowledge of the industry. She is always willing to help in a timely manner and her comments and thoughts are always to be considered.’

‘The DGFLA team is unique in its commitment, its knowledge of cases and its responsiveness’

‘Cécile Théard-Jallu: perfect.’

Key clients

Alliance digitale maladiecoronavirus.fr

CEGEDIM

CIP

Genopole

Hoya Surgical GMBH

France > Industry focus: IT and internet  Tier 2

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés' team is co-headed by Georgie Courtois, Louis de Gaulle, Julien Horn and Cécile Théard-Jallu and is experienced in the handling of complex regulatory work. It has strength advising on high-value acquisitions; assisting with the termination of relevant contracts; and advising companies on the deployment and implementation of AI technologies. The group is also a familiar fixture in disputes related to the area.

Practice head(s):

Georgie Courtois; Louis de Gaulle; Julien Horn; Cécile Théard-Jallu

Other key lawyers:

Charles-Edouard Renault; Matthieu Dary

Testimonials

‘Charles-Edouard Renault is knowledgeable, pragmatic and efficient.’

Key clients

Gaming Innovation Group

IPC EUROPE

LEGALPLACE

Alliance Digitale Maladie Coronavirus.fr

BPCE

Brain To Cell

CEDEGIM

Département des Yvelines – E-tonomy

Easy Mile

HEALTH DATA HUB

Interop’Santé

MSF Médecins sans Frontière

Natixis

Sipa – Ouest France

TF1

UEFA

France > Administrative and public law Tier 3

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés regularly assists governmental and local authority entities, as well as private clients. Its expertise extends to regulatory issues (notably in relation to the energy and defence industries) as well as infrastructure projects and public law contracts. The team is advising the Ministry of Justice on several public procurement projects and litigation linked to the penitentiary sector. The team is also handling major litigation, performance and execution issues in the rail sector. It also handles work in relation to the 2024 Summer Olympics. The team is a key adviser to several French overseas territories undertaking major development projects, notably in Guyana, concerning the transport, energy and telecoms sectors. Agnès Macaire, Frédéric Destal and Jean-François Vilotte are the practice heads.

Practice head(s):

Frédéric Destal; Agnès Macaire; Jean-François Vilotte

Testimonials

‘Very good expertise in public procurement law and great negotiating strategies’.

‘Agnès Macaire is a great professional in matters of public procurement law; she is attentive, pragmatic, responsive’.

Key clients

Alstom

Atout France

Caisse des dépôts et des consignations

CIP -GERS

Collectivité Territoriale de Guyane

Collectivité Territoriale de Martinique

Fédération Française du Transport de Personnes sur Route (FFTPR)

Gouvernement de la Nouvelle Calédonie

Gouvernement de Wallis et Futuna

La Poste

Ministry of Justice

Photosol

Province Sud Nouvelle-Calédonie

Reby

SCI Mousset

Serenysun

Société publique local d’aménagement numérique de la Guyane

SOLIDEO

The committee of planning of the 7th district of Paris (Septième arrondissement de Paris)

Valorem

Windvision

WireCo/CASAR

France > Compliance Tier 3

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés has a strong roster of corporate and financial services clients. The firm notably assists with the establishment and review of Sapin II anti-corruption and whistleblowing procedures. The practice has also been in demand recently for advice on EU and US sanctions in relation to Russia, as well as advising several clients on Russian sanctions imposed on EU companies. The practice also assists clients with the conduct of internal investigations and also has strong data privacy compliance expertise. The team recently strengthened its expertise in the financial regulatory and anti-money laundering compliance fields through the partner promotion of Albane Lancrenon and the hirings in 2022 of Anne Maréchal, who joined from the AMF, and banking expert Cyril Tour from Baker McKenzie. Matthieu DaryPierrick Le Goff , Thierry Titone and François Zochetto co-head the compliance practice. Aurélien Chardeau also contributes, notably on the anti-money laundering side.

Practice head(s):

Matthieu Dary; Pierrick Le Goff; Thierry Titone; François Zocchetto

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Provided a very operational vision of Sapin II requirements and of their challenges for companies. Matthieu Dary’s expertise and rigor ensure consistent implementation of compliance programs (Sapin II, competition, GDPR). The entire team is very available, pragmatic and focused on customer’s needs without being invasive.’

Key clients

ANDROS

APAX PARTNERS

BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERÄTE

CULLIGAN

MEILLEURSAGENTS.COM

ROBERT BOSCH

France > Construction Tier 3

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés’ construction practice is co-led by Catherine Castro, Muriel Guillin-Modaine, who is praised for her ‘valuable expertise’ in the sector, and Danielle Smolders. The practice’s real estate capability is evident across the team, which is experienced in handling contractual matters regarding high-value renovation, redevelopment and construction projects for its roster of clients, and related disputes involving contractors.

Practice head(s):

Catherine Castro; Muriel Guillin-Modaine; Danielle Smolders

Testimonials

‘Based on only a few engagements to understand the essence of the contract draft required, the final product was drafted to an excellent standard of quality. This is a credit to the team’s market knowledge of current contracting models, but also the legal and commercial expertise to adapt current models to our request.’

‘It was a very personal experience with the smaller team. This provided a relaxed environment and an opportunity for myself as a client to learn from the team. The team have definitely upskilled me on French contract law. The team was excellent supporting a detailed negotiation, noting the new contract model we were trying to agree.’

‘Muriel Guillin-Modaine is always very responsive and has an excellent knowledge of market practices.’

‘The team knows how to adapt to its client and the communication is very good in terms of quality and responsiveness.’

‘A solid team with a panel of specialists allowing rapid and consolidated responses on different aspects of matters.’

‘Outstanding client relationships, coupled with extraordinary service, engagement and commitment.’

‘The team is professional, informed, relevant, responsive and interactive.’

‘Catherine Castro has known our files and the company for several years and can react quickly and efficiently, and Muriel Guillin-Modaine understood very quickly and very well how we work; she brings us valuable expertise, which she knows how to make understandable and usable.’

Key clients

Alstom

BSH

Caisse d’Epargne Centre Val de Loire

Caisse de dépôts et de consignation

Clarins

Collectivité territoriale de Guyane

Gouvernement indépendant de Wallis et Futuna

Korean Family office

Nippon Paint Automotive France

Sci Mousset

Société Catinvest

Société de livraison des ouvrages olympiques

The Bureau

Work highlights

  • Advised the CDC for the constitution of a joint real estate company with the SAS Patrimoniale Occitanie, within the framework of a delegation of public service.
  • Assistted one of the main producers of automotive and plastic coatings owned by a Japanese manufacturer with subsidiaries worldwide, in the construction of its new production site on the former Plessis Paté air base (Essonne).
  • Advised a family office owner of a remarkable building in Paris regarding heavy renovation works.

France > Industry focus: Energy Tier 3

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés

Practice head(s):

Sylvie Perrin; Jonathan Souffir

Other key lawyers:

Julie Cornely; Sophie Weil; Alexandra Nowak; Frédéric Paquet

Testimonials

‘The firm boasts a very high level of professionalism and intimate knowledge of the sector alongside reactivity and availability.’

Key clients

ACOFI

ADEME

AMUNDI TRANSITION ENERGÉTIQUE

ANDERA PARTNERS

AQUA ASSET MANAGEMENT

ASPIRAVI

BANQUE PALATINE

BANQUES POPULAIRES GRAND-OUEST

BAYWA R.E. FRANCE

BNP PARIBAS

BPCE

BPCE ENERGECO

BPI

CAISSE DES DEPOTS ET CONSIGNATION

CAISSES D’EPARGNE

CAP VERT

CREDIT AGRICOLE

CRÉDIT COOPÉRATIF

CRÉDIT DU NORD

CRÉDIT MUTUEL – CIC

CRÉDIT MUTUEL CAPITAL PRIVÉ / FONDS SILOE INFRASTRUCTURES

DEMETER PARTNERS

EIFFEL INVESTISSEMENT GROUP

ENERGIE CIRCULAIRE

ENERTIME

ENGIE

ENGIE GREEN

EDF RENOUVELABLES

EODEN

EVERGAZ

FINERGREEN

GÉNÉRALE DU SOLAIRE

HELIA CONSEIL

INFRAM

INNOENERGY

JOHN LAING

LA BANQUE POSTALE

LA POSTE

LES MOUSQUETAIRES

LHYFE

MERIDIAM

NTR PLC

PEARL

PHOTOSOL

QUAERO

RGREEN

SANTANDER

SEQENS

SMEG – SOCIÉTÉ MONEGASQUE D’ÉNERGIE

SOLVEO

SUEZ

STATKRAFT

TOTAL

URBASOLAR

VALOREM

VERKOR

Work highlights

  • Advised BNP Paribas on the first global and transversal project of tokenisation and distribution of a bond intended to finance a photovoltaic project sponsored by EDF ENR.
  • Assisted on a complete audit report on behalf of the sponsors as well as the lenders, in the negotiation and drafting of the financing documentation for the Green Valley Energy project.
  • Assisted Greencoat Renewables in the acquisition of a 65MW portfolio of operating wind farms in France from Volkswind, a subsidiary of Axpo.

France > Intellectual property: Patents Tier 3

Under the leadership of Louis de Gaulle, Julien Horn and Francine Le Péchon-Joubert, the team at De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés handles a broad range of patents matters, working alongside the firm’s M&A and tax lawyers where relevant to provide comprehensive IP assistance. Patent licensing and research agreements, in addition to joint ventures, are areas the team frequently advises on. A particular strength of the firm is in supporting the life sciences sector, where the practice group acts in patent disputes, representing clients seeking to protect their patent portfolios, both in France and in the EU.

Practice head(s):

Louis de Gaulle; Julien Horn; Francine Le Péchon-Joubert

Testimonials

‘A very good firm which provides thorough and high-quality legal advice.’

‘Francine Le Péchon-Joubert is very responsive and gives good quality advice.’

‘Real advice on IP and patents policy, remarkable research work.’

‘A high quality of listening and commitment to understanding our context to propose and adapt the strategy.’

‘Louis De Gaulle – very happy with his work and sound advice.’

‘Very reactive and precise.’

Key clients

Energy Observer Developments

Européenne de Biomasse

Alstom Transport

B&F

Gallagher

Hoya Surgical GmbH

Île-de-France Mobilités

Pierre Fabre

Tyron Runflat Ltd

Verkor

France > Banking and finance: transactional work Tier 4

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Team with multiple complementary abilities. Great capacity for innovation.’

‘Sylvie Perrin: Perfect knowledge of the industry. Great ability to listen and negotiate, strength of proposal.’

Key clients

Midas Wealth management

Acofi

Aqua Asset management

Ardian

Arkéa Banque Entreprises et Institutionnels

Auchan Holding

Banque Hapoalim

Banque Internationale à Luxembourg

Banque Palatine

Banques Populaires

BayWa r.e.

Belfius Bank

BNP Paribas

Bowe Systec

BPI France

Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations

Caisses d’Epargne

Cap Vert Energie

Carnegy

CDP Caisse des Dépôts italienne

Ceetrus

Covéa

Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

Crédit Agricole d’Ile de France

Crédit Agricole Immobilier

Crédit Coopératif

Crédit du Nord

Crédit Mutuel Capital privé

Crédit Mutuel CIC

CSI Leasing

Demeter Partners

Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

Engie Green

Evergaz

Fonds Européen d’Investissement

French Ministry of Défense

French Ministry of Justice

Générale du Solaire

HSBC

Icade Promotion

IDCM Partners

IdInvest

Infracapital

Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)

J. Stern & Co

John Laing

KFW Epex

La Banque Postale

LCM Partners

Mitsubishi

Natixis / Natixis Energeco / Natixis Lease

Neuflize OBC

Philips

Photosol

Préjeance

Proparco AFD

Prosolia

Quaero

République du Cameroun

RES Sas

Santander

SMBC

Société Générale

Société Générale Equipment France

Total SA

Touax

Transdev

Triodos

Unifergie

Urbasolar

Windvision

Wiseed

Yenigün

Work highlights

  • Assisted with the structuring of the regulatory, finance-related, and transactional aspects of the investments of  two Santander Asset Management’s incorporated funds, as well as a Spanish-based fund managed by Atalaya Fund in industrial assets in France.
  • Assisted BNP Paribas acting as loan arranger in the implementation of a third tranche of EUR 160m in May 2022 for co-financing costs associated to IRUS made available by a network operator, and acting as arranger in the implementation of a first refinancing tranche of EUR 415m in April 2022.
  • Assisting EDFI, Gaia Impact Fund and Hivos Triodos Fonds on the financing of MyJouleBox SAS.

France > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation Tier 4

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés

Practice head(s):

Louis de Gaulle

Other key lawyers:

Jean-François Paque; Aurélien Chardeau

Testimonials

‘Reactivity. Fine analysis. Good proposals including on the strategy to adopt’.

‘Understanding of challenges and environment. Response adapted to context. Availability and responsiveness’.

‘Committed.’

‘Matthieu Bichon is particularly proactive and relevant in the proposed solutions.’

‘Excellent understanding of issues, quality work, very relevant strategy proposal, remarkable implementation’.

‘Jean-François Paque demonstrates speed in decision-making and its implementation’.

‘Very comfortable with cross-border litigation and balancing the needs of parallel cases in the US and France. At the same time, very familiar with French court proceedings and options. Writing is top notch in both French and English.’

‘Louis De Gaulle is an outstanding resource in addition to his excellence in court.’

Key clients

3M

Barclays UK

Belambra

Biesterfeld

Clean Biologics / Naobios

FRET SNCF

Fruehauf

Haden

IG Market

Nordea Bank

Ramboll Gruppen

Tulikivi

Bayard Presse

Culligan

My Money Bank

Transgourmet

AB Medica

Action contre la faim

Alstom

BNP Paribas

BPCE

CAFE OZ

CBS

Cegedim

Celio

Certegy

Colgate-Palmolive

Corporatek

Crédit Agricole Ile de France Paris

Dexia

Foncière Paris Languedoc (groupe Deromedi)

Gemalto Netsize

Genoway

Gilead

Goliath

Groupe Bel

Groupe Dokhan

Ice Watch

Kellogg

Koch Films

LVMH

Maaf Assurances

Marinex Fashion

Natixis

NBC Universal

Nexity

Ouest France

Photosol

Prysmian Group

Publicis

Royal Bank of Scotland

RSA

Sanofi

Somfy

Somogy Editions d’Art

Taittinger

TF1

Total

Touax

Trimax Group (Group Desjouis)

UEFA

Viacom

Vivendi

XL Airways

France > Dispute resolution: International arbitration Tier 5

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés

Practice head(s):

Samatha Nataf; Pierrick Le Goff

Other key lawyers:

Capucine du Pac de Marsoulies

Testimonials

‘The partners and their team are very involved in the files. They have a real “team” vision and a perfect command over their files, including an understanding of necessary technical aspects.’

‘Samantha Nataf and Pierrick Le Goff are excellent.’

Key clients

Genoway

Alstom (France)

Algerian Energy Company

Argentor Essayeurs (Belgium)

Frenetic Films AG

Groupe Sinosky

Niel Natural Ressources Investments (Luxembourg)

Work highlights

  • Representing Algerian Energy Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of SONATRACH in several disputes related to the construction, operation and maintenance of desalination stations in Algeria.
  • Representing Genoway, a leading French biotech company, in an ICC arbitration seated in Singapore against a Chinese company related to the breach of a distribution agreement.

France > EU, competition and distribution Tier 5

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés takes a cross-practice approach to competition work; matters are handled by specialists in IP/IT, pharmaceuticals, trademarks and public law, with Thierry Titone and Matthieu Dary overseeing the majority of work. The practice covers investigations by the FCA and other authorities, as well as merger control for transactions, distribution issues, state aid and day-to-day competition advice. Clients come from a range of sectors, including retail, media, health and energy.

Practice head(s):

Thierry Titone; Matthieu Dary

Testimonials

‘We have worked with Matthieu Dary and his team at De Gaulle Fleurance for many years. As an international business, we depend on De Gaulle Fleurance to advise on French consumer, advertising and pricing law in France. The lawyers have a commercial and compliant approach to advising businesses.’

‘Matthieu Dary is our go-to lawyer for advice on French consumer, pricing and advertising laws. He is knowledgeable and stays current on regulatory changes in France. He also writes articles on key legal and regulatory changes which are very informative. He is quick to respond to queries and is dependable in providing legal support.’

‘The team is extremely professional and always available.’

Key clients

Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition Europe

Alstom

Andros

Belambra

Bosch Siemens Electromenager (BSH)

CAISSE D’EPARGNE ILE DE FRANCE

Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations

CED Media

Cegedim

Celio

CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES

Colgate

Culligan

Diamanta

Embryolisse

Groupe TF1

Lanvin

Meilleursagents.com (Group Axel Springer)

My Retail Box (Brands «Day by Day» and «le Grand Marché du Vrac»)

Nexity

Pearl

PIERRE FABRE

Robert Bosch

SIPA-Ouest France

Skechers

Teka

THOM (Histoire d’Or et Marc Orian)

TotalEnergies

France > Mergers and acquisitions Tier 5

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés

Other key lawyers:

Jean-Christophe Amy; Matthieu Bichon; François Couhadon; Anker Sorensen; François Zocchetto

Testimonials

‘Reactive team, small size and versatile. Very good quality of service provided.’

‘Matthieu Bichon: Responsiveness, legal expertise, ability to clearly pose the issues, explain the advantages/risks and to propose pragmatic solutions.’

‘Very high level of professionalism and intimate knowledge of the sector. Great responsiveness and availability.’

‘Excellent knowledge and experience in M&A – ability to understand strategic & financial issues in addition to legal, tax, etc. – remarkable negotiation skills – High availability and ability to mobilize a multidisciplinary team.’

‘Jean-Christophe Amy – excellent experience of the sector and M&A mechanisms including finance and accounting’.

Key clients

BNP PARIBAS

Crédit Agricole Immobilier

Endemol

Gaming Innovation Group / Sport & CO

Huawei

Nexity

ST Microelectronics

Statkraft

Sungy

Transition Evergreen

Agripower

Alstom

Amundi

Banijay

Bassac (Les Nouveaux Constructeurs)

Baywa

Brainsonic

Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations

Afone

Credit Mutuel Capital Privé

Demeter Partners

HRA Pharma

Qovetia

Eiffel

MCC Non-Ferrous Trading, Inc

Monnoyeur

Ntr

Pearl Infrastructure

Serenysun

Sipa Ouest France

Sofiouest

Somfy SA

Touax

Verkor

Vicat

Visiodent

Work highlights

  • Advised Verkor on its organic growth operations since its creation, including its partnership with Renault Group (deal value: €100 million in equity and €200 million in convertible bonds)
  • Assisted the shareholders of Afone Participations, a group active in telecoms and electronic payments businesses, in connection with the carve out and the sale of its MVNO business to Altice.
  • Advised Aereco’s shareholders concerning the sale of said company, which is a leading European actor in the field of ventilation products, to Aldes (deal value: between €150 million and € 200 million).

France > Tax Tier 5

De Gaulle Fleurance is an integrated group of lawyers and notaries. It supports its clients in France and abroad, with 200 people at their service and a relationship built on high standards, responsiveness and creativity. Regularly recommended for their expertise in all areas of business law, its lawyers speak 18 languages and have correspondents on all continents.

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Jean-Christophe Amy photo Mr Jean-Christophe Amy Firm partner, Jean-Christophe Amy is an experienced business lawyer. His practice primarily…
Matthieu Bichon photo Mr Matthieu Bichon Partner, Matthieu Bichon, member of the Paris Bar since 2006, practices essentially…
Catherine Castro photo Ms Catherine Castro Firm partner, Catherine Castro has strong expertise in the real estate sector:…
Aurélien Chardeau photo Mr Aurélien Chardeau Partner, Aurelien Chardeau‘s practice focuses on business litigation (including liability issues in…
Julie Cornely photo Ms Julie Cornely Firm Partner, Julie Cornely is an experienced business lawyer. Her practice primarily…
François Couhadon photo Mr François Couhadon Firm Partner, François Couhadon is specialised in mergers and acquisitions, stock exchange…
Georgie Courtois photo Mr Georgie Courtois Firm Partner, Georgie Courtois intervenes as counsel as well as in litigation…
Matthieu Dary photo Mr Matthieu Dary Firm Partner, Matthieu Dary advises and litigates mainly in the fields of…
Deborah David photo Ms Deborah David Firm partner, Deborah David developped a recognized practice in the social aspects…
Bruno Deffains photo Mr Bruno Deffains Professor Bruno Deffains joined De Gaulle Fleurance in May 2022, as Of…
Frédéric Destal photo Mr Frédéric Destal Firm partner, Frédéric Destal specialises in public law and is involved in…
Philippe Feitussi photo Mr Philippe Feitussi Firm partner, Philippe Feitussi is an experienced business-law lawyer specialized in both…
Henri-Nicolas Fleurance photo Mr Henri-Nicolas Fleurance Firm partner, Henri-Nicolas Fleurance has built solid reputation within the legal services…
Louis de Gaulle photo Mr Louis de Gaulle Firm partner, Louis de Gaulle is involved in matters requiring diverse and…
Thierry Gillot photo Mr Thierry Gillot Firm partner, Thierry Gillot is an employment lawyer. His expertise in labor…
Muriel Guillin-Modaine photo Ms Muriel Guillin-Modaine Partner, Muriel Guillin-Modaine specialises in property law and in particular in transfers…
Julien Horn photo Mr Julien Horn Firm partner, Julien Horn focuses on information technology and intellectual property litigation.…
May Jarjour photo Ms May Jarjour Firm partner, May Jarjour specialises in Banking and Finance law. She has…
Jean-Marie Job photo Mr Jean-Marie Job Firm partner, Jean-Marie Job has developed highly specialised expertise in various areas…
Gilbert Ladreyt photo Mr Gilbert Ladreyt Firm partner, Gilbert Ladreyt specialises in French and international tax law. His…
Albane Lancrenon photo Mrs Albane Lancrenon Firm Partner, Albane Lancrenon primarily intervenes in white collar crime matters. After…
Pierrick Le Goff photo Mr Pierrick Le Goff Firm Partner, Pierrick Le Goff focuses his practice mainly on international arbitration,…
Francine Le Péchon-Joubert photo Ms Francine Le Péchon-Joubert Firm partner, Francine Le Péchon-Joubert has developed in-depth expertise on all complex…
Serge Lederman photo Mr Serge Lederman Serge Lederman intervenes as counsel as well as in litigation in industrial…
Bruno Lunghi photo Mr Bruno Lunghi Firm Partner, Bruno Lunghi has a recognized expertise in the tax and…
Agnès Macaire photo Ms Agnès Macaire Partner, Agnès Macaire concentrates on public business law, as both counsel and…
Philippe Moncorps photo Mr Philippe Moncorps Firm Partner, Philippe Moncorps supports our practice in the media and new…
Mireille Mull-Jochem photo Ms Mireille Mull-Jochem Firm Partner, Mireille Mull-Jochem is involved in corporate and private equity, and…
Samantha Nataf photo Ms Samantha Nataf Firm partner,
Jean-François Paque photo Mr Jean-François Paque Jean-François Paque is principally involved in litigation and arbitration including corporate law…
Sylvie Perrin photo Ms Sylvie Perrin Firm partner, Sylvie Perrin is an international business lawyer specializing in Banking…
Charles-Edouard Renault photo Mr Charles-Edouard Renault Firm partner, Charles-Edouard Renault specialises in media, audiovisual and entertainment law, as…
Jean-Baptiste Santelli photo Mr Jean-Baptiste Santelli Jean-Baptiste Santelli intervenes mainly in banking and finance law. He advises banks,…
Vincent Schmitt photo Mr Vincent Schmitt Firm partner, Vincent Schmitt’s area of practice covers tax advice and tax…
Danielle Smolders photo Ms Danielle Smolders Danielle Smolders intervenes in real estate law and more particularly in construction…
Anker Sorensen photo Mr Anker Sorensen Anker Sorensen practices essentially in the area of corporate and restructuring with…
Jonathan Souffir photo Mr Jonathan Souffir Firm Partner, Jonathan Souffir is specialised in banking and financial law, more…
Cécile Théard-Jallu photo Ms Cécile Théard-Jallu Firm partner, Cécile Théard-Jallu has developed in-depth expertise as an attorney in…
Thierry Titone photo Mr Thierry Titone Thierry Titone advises corporate clients on the organization of their activities, from…
Jean-François Vilotte photo Mr Jean-François Vilotte Jean-François Vilotte, former senior public servant, has experience in areas as diverse…
François Zocchetto photo Mr François Zocchetto Firm Partner, François Zocchetto mainly works in corporate and tax law, assisting…
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