Firm Profile > Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats > Paris, France
Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats Offices
164 RUE DU FAUBOURG
Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats > The Legal 500 Rankings
Industry focus: Telecoms Tier 1
Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats' public law partner Térence Cabot has strong telecoms regulatory expertise. Instructions frequently involve advising local public sector entities on the negotiations of large-scale public procurement contracts with telecoms infrastructure operators regarding the development of new high speed broadband networks across the country. Cabot also advises on the establishment and operation of 4G mobile networks. Leading French telecoms operator Free is a longstanding client who turns to the firm for assistance in relation to its strategic regulatory issues, infrastructure projects and disputes with competitors. The practice also handles some Africa-related work, notably for the State of Gabon.
Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats is currently advising on several of France’s major municipalities' ambitious urban renewal projects, working alongside cities and private operators alike. The firm is also regularly handling headline matters in the transport infrastructure sector, spanning the port, rail and airport areas. It is also highly recognised for its deep expertise in the telecoms sector where it is regularly retained to advise on large-scale telecoms infrastructure projects across the country. Litigation is also dealt with. The large 20-lawyer practice is co-headed by Jean Latournerie, Laurent de la Brosse, Terence Cabot and Marion Delaigue.
Jean Latournerie; Laurent de la Brosse; Terence Cabot; Marion Delaigue
Paris la Défense
Région Grand Est
Caisse des dépôts et consignations
BOUYGUES ENERGIES SERVICES
POLE LEONARD DE VINCI
UNIVERSITE PARIS SUD
Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats assists with a wide range of matters including IT, internet, e-commerce and data issues. The practice has built a strong client base which includes many leading French corporations and public sector entities alongside international companies, several start-ups and technology providers. The team recently advised on the negotiations of new IT, digital and artificial intelligence solution contracts, as well as on the launch of new online platforms. It was also retained by Daimler Trucks to advise on the implementation of various apps. Marie-Hélène Tonnellier, who has extensive experience, is the key name within the practice. Also recommended are Térence Cabot, a public law expert whose main focus is on telecoms infrastructure work, and counsel Charlotte Barraco-David, who has particular data privacy expertise.
Marie-Hélène Tonnellier; Térence Cabot
Other key lawyers:
‘The firm is really one of the top TMT practices in Paris with core strengths in all relevant aspects. They provide very high quality advice with partner attention throughout. They are highly responsive and are used to working with the demands of UK clients.’
‘Marie-Hélène Tonnellier is an outstanding lawyer with extensive experience. Her judgement is always excellent and response times are very good. She is always helpful and charming even in the most demanding situations.’
The State of Burkina Faso
Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC)
CNOP (Conseil national de l’Ordre des Pharmaciens)
DRONE RACING LEAGUE
Eure Normandie Numérique
Expleo (ex Assystem)
European Space Agency
Galeries Lafayette Group
Kerudys (ex SVP Group)
Paris la Défense
Relais & Chateaux
Ville de Saint-Etienne
Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats handles a busy venture and growth capital workload that is focused mainly on domestic transactions, but also includes complex cross-border matters. The practice regularly assists investment funds, managers and companies with fundraising series and M&A matters, spanning a wide range of sectors, including the energy and natural resources sector, the technology sector and biotech sector. Practice heads Christian Wolfrom, Caroline Basdevant-Soulié and Pierre Lafarge are the main practitioners.
Christian Wolfrom; Caroline Basdevant-Soulié; Pierre Lafarge
BNP Paribas Développement
Black River Ventures
Paris Fonds Vert
Employment Tier 4
SOCIETE EDITRICE DU MONDE
Mergers and acquisitions Tier 5
Christian Wolfrom; Hervé Castelnau; Thibaut Kazémi
Gimar & Cie
Agence France Presse
Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats > Firm Profile
The firm: Founded in 1995, LWA is a business law firm whose aim is to accompany clients in all strategic issues, to assist teams in complex partnerships, and to assist and support in the most serious of disputes.
With rigour, innovation, agility, and involvement, LWA builds futures with clients, by drawing up legal solutions that are always operational. Tenacious and bold, LWA lawyers bring together multiple backgrounds and professional experiences for the purposes of engaging together in France, and also internationally, thanks to its network of correspondent firms.
Areas of practice: Initially founded with three specific teams, public lwa, corporate and M&A and information and technology, LWA is an independent law firm which has provided a comprehensive range of specialist legal services for more than 20 years notably in the areas of competition, labour, tax, commercial, private equity, finance, real estate, intellectual property, litigation, etc through its network of three offices in Paris, Lyon and Bordeaux. LWA also developed a specific expertise relating to energy and infrastructure matters in Africa.
Most of the teams have a very strong reputation and are considered among the best in France. With a very high reactivity, co-operative, and extremely involved in all matters, its lawyers share important values such as commitment, integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. They can assist their clients for counselling, negotiation and litigation. The clientele portfolio is highly diversified and includes multinational clients, mid-cap companies, governmental agencies, banks, commercial institutions, industrial companies, start-up etc.
Most of its lawyers have also studied or worked in an international environment notably in the USA, England, Germany, Australia, and can provide very efficient support to foreign clients.
|Banking and finance||Christian Wolfrom|
|Banking and finance||Pierre Lafarge|
|Commercial litigation/arbitration and mediation||Chantal Cordier-Vasseur|
|Competition, regulation and distribution||Pauline de Lanzac|
|Private equity||Caroline Basdevant-Soulié|
|Private equity||Christian Wolfrom|
|IT, telecommunications and personal data||Marie-Hélène Tonnellier|
|IT, telecommunications and personal data||Terence Cabot|
|Labour and employment||Sarah-Jane Mirou|
|Media, advertising and e-commerce||Marie-Hélène Tonnellier|
|Public law and regulatory||Laurent de la Brosse|
|Public law and regulatory||Terence Cabot|
|Environment||Laurent de la Brosse|
|Real estate and urban planning||Marion Delaigue|
|Real estate and urban planning||Jean Latournerie|
|Restructuring and insolvency||Chantal Cordier-Vasseur|
|Restructuring and insolvency||Pierre Lafarge|