Xavier Desnos > Meridian > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Meridian
27 RUE TAITBOUT
75009 PARIS
France

Work Department

DISPUTE RESOLUTION / CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE / INSOLVENCY / BANKING AND FINANCE

Position

Xavier is a founding partner of Meridian.  With more than 15 years’ experience in pre-litigation and litigation of business law cases, he has acquired a specific expertise in commercial and post-acquisition disputes as well as insolvency and enforcement proceedings.

He is regularly instructed by a number of business players such as owners of construction works, real estate developers and contractors in matters relating to private and public works contracts requiring a specific construction and real estate know-how, including in the energy sector. He represents a variety of different contractors in construction projects in relation (among other disputes) to court surveys and liability claims. He also provides legal assistance to the negotiation and drafting of contracts relating to property acquisitions and real estate transaction services.

Languages

FRENCH / ENGLISH / GERMAN

Lawyer Rankings

France > Construction

Meridian acts for contractors, engineering companies and contracting companies in public and private sector construction projects. The firm combines advisory and litigation expertise and offers experience in the construction and refurbishment of hospital, road and energy infrastructures, as well as in residential and commercial building work. It is notably involved in several landmark projects in the energy sector. Olivier Delsupexhe and Xavier Desnos co-head the practice.

Paris > Construction

Meridian intervient pour le compte de sociétés d’ingénierie, de maîtres d’œuvre ainsi que des maîtres d’ouvrage lors de projets de construction publics et privés. La gamme d’expertises couvre le conseil et le contentieux. Le cabinet est notamment impliqué dans plusieurs chantiers portant sur la construction et la rénovation d’infrastructures hospitalières, routières et énergétiques, ainsi que dans des projets de construction d’immobilier résidentiel et commercial. Il intervient enfin dans plusieurs projets phares dans le secteur énergétique.  Olivier Delsupexhe et Xavier Desnos codirigent la pratique.