Firm Profile > Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats > Paris , France

Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats
75008 PARIS

Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet Tier 2

One client describes the TMT offering at Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats as 'high quality, responsive and very knowledgeable'. Marie-Hélène Tonnellier 'is the standout lawyer in the team'; she 'is superbly efficient in all matters relating to technology law'. Home furnishings and DIY retailer Conforama appointed the group to advise on the implementation of its new human resources information system, and French confectionery company Carambar instructed Tonnellier and associate Corentin Pallot to handle the drafting of all facilities regarding its hardware and software infrastructure. Also notable is 'utterly dependable' Bordeaux-based counsel Charlotte Barraco-David, who advised Wolters Kluwer on a number of licensing agreements with major multinational conglomerates and the negotiation of SaaS contracts for the launch of a new product.

Administrative and public law Tier 3

Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats' strong and experienced 18-lawyer team has a proven ability to work on complex public sector infrastructure projects, especially relating to telecoms and ports. Often representing public sector entities, the firm recently advised on high-profile transport and telecoms project execution issues. It also assisted with new strategic infrastructure projects such as the building of public sector database centres and nuclear waste storage. Finally, the firm has strong regulatory expertise in the telecoms sector, which extends to projects in Africa, and is often retained by leading private telecoms operators. Paris La Défense, SNCF and Région Grand Est are clients. Jean Latournerie, Laurent de la Brosse, Térence Cabot and Marion Delaigue co-head the practice.

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
 Caroline Basdevant-Soulié  photo Caroline Basdevant-Soulié
 Terence Cabot  photo Terence Cabot
 Hervé Castelnau  photo Hervé Castelnau
 Chantal Cordier-Vasseur  photo Chantal Cordier-Vasseur
 Marion Delaigue  photo Marion Delaigue
 Thibaut Kazémi  photo Thibaut Kazémi
 Pierre Lafarge  photo Pierre Lafarge
 Jean Latournerie  photo Jean Latournerie
 Jean-Luc Marchand  photo Jean-Luc Marchand
 Sarah-Jane Mirou  photo Sarah-Jane Mirou
 Marie-Hélène Tonnellier  photo Marie-Hélène Tonnellier
 Christian Wolfrom  photo Christian Wolfrom
 Pauline de Lanzac  photo Pauline de Lanzac
 Laurent de la Brosse  photo Laurent de la Brosse
Number of lawyers : 40
at this office : 38
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