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Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats
75008 PARIS

France > Industry focus: Telecoms  Tier 1

The digital & IP team at Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats remains a dominant force across the telecoms practice area, advising global clients in the public and private sectors. The group’s comprehensive service covers integration agreements, AI matters, internet site development, the handling of personal data (GDPR), and the dealings between major telecoms players and the regulatory authorities. Headed by sector authority Terence Cabot in Paris, the group’s client base, in addition to telecoms clients, also spans the health, government, energy, finance and e-commerce sectors. Charlotte Barraco-David left the firm.

Practice head(s):


‘We appreciate Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats for its recognised expertise in the IT field, the quality of the product deliverables and the relevance of the advice given.’

Key clients


The State of Burkina Faso


Clear Channel

France TV

Free, Free Mobile

The State of Gabon

France > Administrative and public law Tier 2

Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats acts for a balanced client base made up of the state, leading public and semi-public companies and entities, as well as private companies. The practice is recommended for complex matters, such as large or strategic public procurement contracts. High-profile regulatory issues, especially in the rail and telecoms sectors, are another area of strength. The practice has also been retained to help with the implementation of highly strategic technology projects in the defence sector. Finally, the team is also recommended for complex litigation and for construction and large commercial and real estate development projects. The practice is co-headed by the excellent Jean LatournerieTérence Cabot and Marion Delaigue.

Practice head(s):

Jean Latournerie; Térence Cabot; Marion Delaigue


‘Medium-sized firm allowing to have reasonable costs compared to large firms while having good technical skills, especially on the part of the partners.’

‘Jean Latournerie: extensive practice of public law, good knowledge of public actors, balanced approach, sound judgement.’

‘Great fluidity of exchanges and excellent availability; the reflexes of the team are good and fast, especially in matters of public law; a particularly intuitive working relationship has been established over the years.’

Key clients

Free/Free Mobile

Groupe SNCF

Ministery of Ecological Transition and Territories

Région Auvergne Rhône Alpes



Grand Paris Aménagement

Pôle Leonard de Vinci

Société du Grand Paris

Dassault Systèmes

Société Française des Aéroports

Agence France Presse

Université de Lille

Aire Nouvelle (Engie Solutions)


Haute Garonne Numérique

La Fibre 64


Val de Loire Numérique

France > Industry focus: IT and internet  Tier 2

Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats‘ full-service IT practice stands out for its work on market-leading projects. Terence Cabot leads the practice with decades worth of experience advising major players in France regarding their IT-related legal issues.

Practice head(s):

Key clients


Bordeaux Métropole


The State of Burkina Faso


Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC)

Clear Channel



CNOP (Conseil national de l’Ordre des Pharmaciens)

Daimler Trucks

Département de l’Aveyron

Département de Charente Maritime

Département de Meurthe et Moselle

Energie Demain

Eure Normandie Numérique

France TV

Free, Free Mobile



The State of Gabon

Galeries Lafayette Group

Groupe Roullier

Haute Garonne Numérique



Kerudys (ex SVP Group)

Kosc Telecom

Maroc Telecom






Paris la Défense

Pôle Emploi



Radio France


Région Auvergne Rhone Alpes

Région Grand Est

Région Bretagne

Région Normandie

Relais & Chateaux

Seine Maritime Numérique

Somme Numérique

SIG (Systeme d’Information du Prime Minister)






Université de Lille

Vivendi Group

Ville de Saint-Etienne

Wolters Kluwer

France > Private equity: venture/growth capital Tier 2

The experienced team Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats has a strong track record of assisting clients with complex venture capital transactions, both domestic and cross-border.  Christian Wolfrom heads the practice and is experienced in handling leveraged buy-outs and capital investments for a wide range of clients. Pierre Lafarge is experienced in corporate law and financial law and handles private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions for French and foreign clients. Caroline Basdevant-Soulié left the firm.


‘Knowledgeable with a commercial approach to transactions. Able to deliver advice clearly and concisely.’

‘Pierre Lafarge was a pleasure to work with. He was very knowledgeable and was able to suitably balance commercial interests and legal risks.’


Key clients

Indorama Group Investments

Symphony Environmental




Work highlights

  • Advised IDI on its circa €36m investment in CDS group.
  • Advised Symphony Environmental and Indorama on their investment into Eranova as part of a $6m fundraising alongside investors Altinat, Capelan Holdings and Euro-Capital.

France > Environment Tier 3

Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats

Practice head(s):

Key clients





France > Mergers and acquisitions Tier 4

Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats

Practice head(s):

Christian Wolfrom; Hervé Castelnau; Thibaut Kazémi; Pierre Lafarge


‘Hervé Castelnau is always very attentive to his clients.’

‘Strong expertise and understanding of the law. Well-reasoned and clear advice which is concise and to the point. Commercial approach to transactions.’

‘Pierre Lafarge was a pleasure to work with. He was extremely knowledgeable and able to convey his points clearly. He has a commercial mindset and was able to balance business interests and legal risks.’

‘The Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats M&A team offers unique quality, availability and operational understanding of issues, particularly in the telecoms, media and IT industries.’

‘The people of the M&A team who stand out are Thibaut Kazemi and Hervé Castelnau. Their expertise and experience in M&A is first rate. What is different: their understanding of operational and financial issues, allowing the documentation and legal sequencing to be adapted in all circumstances, and their availability.’

Key clients

Bobst Group SA

Focus Home Interactive


Groupe Almage

ASGARD group

Orange SA

Mintee/Asacha Media Group

Tentamus Analytics GmbH

Terega SA




Groupe Cholet Dupont





Agence France Presse



HMData Lab

Waga Energy


Mesdames Productions

SNCF Group

Asgard Group


574 Invest





Work highlights

    France > EU, competition and distribution

    Known for its expertise in regulated sectors, the competition, regulation and distribution department at Paris law firm Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats is also recognised for its experience in state aid regulation.

    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 . 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.

    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 Pierre Lafarge
    M&A Hervé Castelnau
    M&A Thibaut Kazémi
    Private equity Christian Wolfrom
    Energy Marion Delaigue
    Energy Hervé Castelnau
    IT, telecommunications and personal data Terence Cabot
    Labour and employment Sarah-Jane Mirou
    Public law and regulatory Terence Cabot
    Public Jean Latournerie
    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
    Real Estate Julien Desclozeaux
    Terence Cabot photo Terence CabotAdmitted to the Paris Bar since 1999, Terence Cabot is dealing in…
    Hervé Castelnau photo Hervé CastelnauAdmitted to the Paris Bar, Hervé Castelnau advises French and international clients…
    Chantal Cordier-Vasseur photo Chantal Cordier-VasseurLawyer at the Paris Bar, Chantal Cordier-Vasseur assists the firm’s clients with…
    Marion Delaigue photo Marion DelaigueAdmitted to the Paris Bar in 2000, Marion Delaigue focuses on Public…
    Thibaut Kazémi photo Thibaut KazémiAdmitted to the Paris and New York Bars, Thibaut Kazémi advises French…
    Pierre Lafarge photo Pierre LafargeAdmitted to the Paris Bar, Pierre Lafarge is specialized in Corporate Law. Pierre…
    Jean Latournerie photo Jean LatournerieAdmitted to the Paris Bar since 1990, Jean Latournerie focuses on Public…
    Jean-Luc Marchand photo Jean-Luc MarchandLawyer at the Paris Bar since 1994 with a first experience in…
    Sarah-Jane Mirou photo Sarah-Jane MirouLawyer at the Paris Bar, Sarah-Jane is in charge of all labour…
    Christian Wolfrom photo Christian WolfromAdmitted to the Paris Bar since 1990, Christian Wolfrom is specialized in…
    Pauline de Lanzac photo Pauline de LanzacAdmitted to the Paris Bar in 1999 and to the Czech Bar…
    Number of lawyers : 40
    Number of partners : 13
    American Bar Association (ABA)
    AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers
    IABA (International Association of Boalt Alumni)
    IFCLA (International Federation of Computer Law Associations)

    CLIENT: Laure Cartigny, responsable cartographie des risques et DPO
    COMPANY/FIRM: Bolloré
    TESTIMONIAL: « Latournerie and wolfrom’s lawyers are very efficient. We recommand them for their very precised advices, their availability and their skills They help us on data protection subjects and they treat all the questions we have whatever the context and the area ( economic, labour….) »

    CLIENT: Gisela Süss, head of the Institutional Law Division legal services department
    TESTIMONIAL: “LWA is an efficient, knowledgeable and trusted law firm, composed of motivated lawyers who demonstrate the passion for their profession in an energetic and dynamic way. LWA team show an excellent understanding of legal matters and the financial and business context, a high commitment and an impressive ability to guide clients through complex issues with a result-oriented perspective. Their direct and pragmatic approach, ability to propose creative solutions and their remarkable responsiveness make them a valued business partner with whom I had the pleasure to collaborate in different areas over the years.”