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Meridian
27 RUE TAITBOUT
75009 PARIS
France

France > Construction Tier 3

The ‘friendly, competent, and responsive team’ at Meridian is well equipped to handle contentious and non-contentious issues for contractors and engineering companies in public and private sector construction projects. The firm has advised on construction projects for hospitals, research buildings and residential buildings as well as on complex energy infrastructure projects for nuclear plants. Xavier Desnos and Olivier Delsupexhe co-head the practice and are highly recommended. Delsuphexhe, in particular, stands out for his capacity to handle ‘complex projects, including claims and multijurisdictional arbitration.’

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Testimonials

‘The team offers great diversity which is relevant to the client’s work. Construction law, employment law and IP law is needed and the firm can offer all of them.’

‘Olivier Delsupexhe knows exactly what the client needs. Gwilherm Le Bras has amazing technical knowledge as well as Marie-Christine Le.’

‘A friendly, competent & responsive team. All client documents are clear & detailed, all accompanied by an explanatory email. And the dossier is followed.’

‘The people are pleasant, pedagogical and we know they are available when needed. Confidence sets in quickly and the resulting work is of high quality – Xavier Desnos & Camille Davin’

‘Meridian has amazing working power, they are able to understand a complex file very quickly. Their ability to negotiate is impressive, too. They are very good business partners. The partners work on the files themselves, and don’t just pass them on to associates billed.’

‘Olivier Delsupexhe has a great capacity for work and understanding in complex projects, including claims and multijurisidictional arbitration. Xavier Desnos is also excellent at monitoring files and projects on a daily basis. Both are very hardworking. They also know European public clients very well, rare quality and very practical when you are a client. What’s more, they charge honestly which is a great quality in the practice.’

Meridian is a French independent law firm focusing on business law and providing litigation assistance and legal advice to French and international clients.

A flexible and responsive Partner: Meridian gathers a team of lawyers who have previously worked at first-tier French and international firms and who are leaders in their respective practices.

They combine their expertise in complementary practices, and favor a Business Partner approach allowing a better flexibility and reactivity at the service of French and international major groups, SMEs, startups and investment funds.

This engagement is extending to the international field, based on a well-known practice and on a network of Best Friends law firms.

Anticipation and innovation:Today’s economic environment grants a key role to legal services. Meridian’s lawyers always go after innovative solutions that are specific to each matter and tailor-made to the strategic needs of their clients.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Dispute resolution / Construction / Banking and Finance / Insolvency XAVIER DESNOSxdesnos@meridian-avocats.com+33 (0)1 85 08 01 67
Dispute resolution / Banking and Finance / Fraud and white collar crime VINCENT VILCHIENvvilchien@meridian-avocats.com+33 (0)1 85 08 01 68
Employment and Social security MARIE-CHRISTINE LEmcle@meridian-avocats.com+33 (0)1 84 25 04 92
Dispute resolution / Arbitration / Construction / Insurance and reinsurance / Maritime and Transport OLIVIER DELSUPEXHEodelsupexhe@meridian-avocats.com+33 (0)1 85 08 01 66
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Olivier Delsupexhe photo Olivier DelsupexheOlivier Delsupexhe is a founding partner of Meridian.  He provides a specific…
Xavier Desnos  photo Xavier Desnos Xavier is a founding partner of Meridian.  With more than 15 years’…
Marie-Christine Le  photo Marie-Christine Le With more than 10 years’ experience in French and International business law…
Vincent Vilchien  photo Vincent Vilchien Vincent is a founding partner of Meridian.  He provides a specific expertise…
DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND ARBITRATION : 9
CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE : 6
IP AND IT : 3
WHITE COLLAR CRIME : 3
EMPLOYMENT LAW : 3
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