Firm Profile > Galembert Avocats > Paris, France

Galembert Avocats
75008 PARIS

Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation Tier 3

Boutique firm Galembert Avocats has excellent corporate litigation expertise. The firm is retained by CEOs of leading companies to assist with contentious governance and termination issues and regularly handles shareholder conflicts and, for executives and minority shareholders, proceedings against leading private equity funds. Noémie de Galembert, who is acknowledged for both her combative approach and strong negotiation skills, is highly recommended. Counsel Florence Portal is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Noémie de Galembert

Other key lawyers:

Florence Portal


‘Cases are handled by high-level lawyers and not outsourced to juniors.’

‘Efficient collection of facts, knowledge of case law and pugnacity. Noémie de Galembert really goes into battle for her client.’

‘Excellent analysis and preparation of files. Excellent argumentation at trial.’

‘Customised relationship.’

‘This team is dedicated to the assistance of managers in the context of litigation. This specialised approach is quite unique in the market.’

‘Small team. Strong professional ethics.’

‘Very specialised skills in the field of commercial litigation. Strong professional ethics. Availability. Reactivity. Courtesy.’

‘Very good technique. The goal to be achieved is clearly defined with the client from the start. Position defended firmly and solidly, but without aggression. Very good sense of negotiation.’

‘The team is very competent, very responsive and available.’

‘Noémie de Galembert has a great command of the procedure, an excellent strategic vision, backed by very solid technical knowledge.’

Key clients

Siaci Saint-Honoré (key management team)


Remy Cointreau

Richard Seguin (CEO of Onduline Group)

Tunstall Group Acquisitions

Faiveley Participations


Philippe Guillemot (CEO of Europcar – now of ELIOR Group)

Z Nautics


OB Invest (WFS Acquisitions)

John Ozinga (Accor Invest)

Centre Privé de Radiothérapie de Metz

European Chemicals Agency


Olivier Melwig (CEO of Accorus Networks)

The firm: Our firm is dedicated to corporate litigation while being attached to solve as soon as possible any situations of conflict. We assist our clients in their corporate governance issues, upstream or downstream of minority or majority changes of control, where their liability are at stake or their rights are being affected. Our firm is renowned for defining and leading to its completion a comprehensive judicial strategy before judicial jurisdiction and arbitration bodies, from taking of interim measures to the enforcement of decisions obtained.

Our clearly defined positioning is a guarantee of independence in sensitive cases / conflicts of interest and ensures our freedom of action. Our deep-seated expertise of judicial proceedings allows us to provide our clients with an accurate analysis of the risks and a continued support until the end of the case, with determination and creativity. The risk management requires to know at any time how to solve conflicts. We know how to identify the balanced bases of a negotiation propose appropriate solutions.

Our expertise

    • Disputes between shareholders: implementation of shareholders’ agreement, enforcement of put/call options, exclusion clause, abuse of majority/minority.
    • Corporate litigation: post-acquisition litigations (earn-out, price adjustment, liability guarantee), wrongful termination of negotiations, transactions not completed between signing and closing.
    • Executives: civil and criminal liability, negotiation of exit package.
    • Contractual litigation: abrupt termination, enforcement actions, contractual liability.
    • Unfair competition: parasitism, massive poaching, antitrust related litigation.
Department Name Email Telephone
Litigation Noémie de Galembert 0140543120
Litigation Florence Portal 0140543120
Litigation Victoire Segard 0140543120
Litigation Pierre-Alain Marquet 0140543120
Photo Name Position Profile
 Pierre-Alain Marquet  photo Pierre-Alain Marquet Associate
 Florence Portal  photo Florence Portal Counsel
 Victoire Segard  photo Victoire Segard Associate
 Noémie de Galembert  photo Noémie de Galembert Partner