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

Paris > Construction

Meridian est mandaté par de grandes d’entreprises d’ingénierie et du BTP pour les accompagner dans des projets publics et privés. L’équipe de six avocats intervient en conseil et en contentieux. Elle est impliquée dans plusieurs chantiers stratégiques, portant notamment sur des centrales GNL et nucléaires et de grands projets d’éoliennes offshore. À la tête de la pratique, Olivier Delsupexhe et Xavier Desnos sont fortement recommandés.

France > Construction

Meridian is entrusted with public and private sector projects by leading engineering companies and contractors. The six-lawyer team can provide a range of both advisory and litigation expertise. It is handling strategic work on several landmark projects, notably in relation to LNG plants, nuclear facilities and offshore wind farm projects. Co-heads of the practice Olivier Delsupexhe and Xavier Desnos are highly recommended.