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Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats
164 RUE DU FAUBOURG
SAINT HONORÉ
75008 PARIS
France

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.

Practice head(s):

Térence Cabot

Testimonials

‘Public-law partner Térence Cabot is a remarkable lawyer.’

Key clients

Clear Channel

Free

Free Mobile

Région Grand Est

Région Bretagne

Région Normandie

The State of Gabon

Administrative and public law Tier 2

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.

Practice head(s):

Jean Latournerie; Laurent de la Brosse; Terence Cabot; Marion Delaigue

Key clients

Paris la Défense

Groupe SNCF

Région Grand Est

Caisse des dépôts et consignations

EUTELSAT

CNOUS

POST IMMO

ADP

L’OREAL

BOUYGUES ENERGIES SERVICES

POLE LEONARD DE VINCI

UNIVERSITE PARIS SUD

Industry focus: IT and internet Tier 2

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.

Practice head(s):

Marie-Hélène Tonnellier; Térence Cabot

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘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.’

Key clients

Appscho

Autolib

AXA

Bein Sports

BLACKFIN

Bolloré Group

Bouygues

The State of Burkina Faso

Carambar

Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC)

COLAS

Conforama

CNOP (Conseil national de l’Ordre des Pharmaciens)

Daimler Trucks

DRONE RACING LEAGUE

ECONOCOM

EDF

ENEDIS

Energie Demain

Eure Normandie Numérique

Expleo (ex Assystem)

European Space Agency

Fiters

Fnac Darty

France TV

Galeries Lafayette Group

FLCP

Groupe Roullier

IDI

Ingenico

Kerudys (ex SVP Group)

Kosc Telecom

Les Furets

Maroc Telecom

MOET HENNESSY

Neocase

Nexstage

Nikon

OUI SNCF

Paris la Défense

Pôle Emploi

Primavista

Pumpkin

Radio France

RATP

Relais & Chateaux

SNCF

Sopra Steria

SOUFFLET GROUP

STIF

SQLI

TELT

Thomas Cook

Vivendi Group

Ville de Saint-Etienne

Wolters Kluwer

Private equity: venture/growth capital Tier 2

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.

Practice head(s):

Christian Wolfrom; Caroline Basdevant-Soulié; Pierre Lafarge

Key clients

BNP Paribas Développement

Bpifrance Investissement

Black River Ventures

Eiris Foundation

Galiena Capital

MML Capital

NextStage

Paris Fonds Vert

Ring Capital

SnapCall

Employment Tier 4

Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats

Practice head(s):

Sarah-Jane Mirou

Key clients

ECOLE ALSACIENNE

SOCIETE EDITRICE DU MONDE

COURRIER INTERNATIONAL

L’OBS

REGIE OBS

M PUBLICITE

TELT

TEVA

TELERAMA

HUFF POST

Mergers and acquisitions Tier 5

Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats

Practice head(s):

Christian Wolfrom; Hervé Castelnau; Thibaut Kazémi

Key clients

CAPA TV

ALLODIAG

PUMPKIN

AI.VEN

SQLI

NEWEB

NextStage

Gimar & Cie

ADP

Atechsys

Lagardère

Oxygn

Agence France Presse

HeliCoJyp

HMData Lab

Waga Energy

Askia

Proviridis

CME

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.

Department Name Email Telephone
Africa Hervé Castelnau
Africa Thibaut Kazémi
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
Corporate Caroline Basdevant-Soulié
Corporate Pierre Lafarge
M&A Hervé Castelnau
M&A Thibaut Kazémi
Private equity Caroline Basdevant-Soulié
Private equity Christian Wolfrom
Energy Marion Delaigue
Energy Hervé Castelnau
IT, telecommunications and personal data Marie-Hélène Tonnellier
IT, telecommunications and personal data Terence Cabot
IP Marie-Hélène Tonnellier
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 Jean Latournerie
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
Tax Jean-Luc Marchand
Photo Name Position Profile
 Terence Cabot  photo Terence Cabot
 Hervé Castelnau  photo Hervé Castelnau
 Thibaut Kazémi  photo Thibaut Kazémi
 Jean Latournerie  photo Jean Latournerie
 Jean-Luc Marchand  photo Jean-Luc Marchand
 Laurent de la Brosse  photo Laurent de la Brosse
Number of lawyers : 40
at this office : 38
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American Bar Association (ABA)
AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers
IABA (International Association of Boalt Alumni)
IFCLA (International Federation of Computer Law Associations)
Other offices : Lyon
Other offices : Bordeaux