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Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP > The Legal 500 RankingsEversheds Sutherland (France) LLP‘s stellar luxury goods team acts for some of the oldest and largest fashion houses and is led out of the Paris office. Providing tailor-made advice to an exclusive group of key stakeholders in the luxury business, the firm has created a specialised entity, the Luxury Legal Group. Practice-head Gaëtan Cordier is a leading force in the firm’s luxury goods practice.
‘Eversheds is a firm that covers all areas of intellectual property law and new technologies very well.’
‘Gaëtan Cordier is a very good lawyer who combines great professionalism, wise analysis and a good understanding of his clients’ expectations.’
France > Construction Tier 2Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP‘s construction team is led by Jacques Bouillon. The practice is known for its work on major transport and infrastructure projects, as well as for its experience in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts and major public procurement contracts and project financing. Involved in numerous market-leading matters, the firm has a strong capacity to handle complex matters with expertise covering project development, land planning issues, permitting, contractual drafting, subcontracting, dispute management, and litigation. Bruno Richard left the firm in September 2021.
David Sellers; Wesley Pydiamah
‘A multi-disciplinary team, highly responsive, commercially oriented; transparent billing and cost-effective.’
‘I would like to commend Wesley Pydiamah for his commercial knowledge and ability to tailor his legal advise to the situation.’
‘A team of excellent professionals gathering their expertise in the benefit of the client.’
‘With no doubt, Julien Fouret is an excellent lawyer; highly competent and able to explain to his clients the various options and proceed to a joint decision.’
‘I truly enjoyed working with the team (Wesley Pydiamah, Julien Fouret and Nanette Pilkington), both under a business and personal point of view, not only thanks to its level of competence (exceptional), but also to its promptness and willingness to meet client’s demands. The attention to details is admirable as well as their flexibility and kindness. The firm is truly client-oriented and committed to provide the client with the best assistance.’
‘Wesley Pydiamah is always available and eager to help, has outstanding expertise of the energy sector which allows him to tackle every angle of the matter he has been request to assist on. For Julien Fouret, dispute resolution is his bread and butter. His extensive know-how of the subject combined with his calm but confident attitude makes you feel like you do not have to worry about anything. Nanette Pilkington is an essential member of the team with a far-reaching knowledge of the energy sector in all its facets. Extremely professional and flexible.’
‘Wesley Pydiamah is a great professional to work with and the client is so satisfied with the works he is performing. He is always available with his unique and practical solutions for the project.’
‘They impressed me much with their diversity of experience and up-to-date knowledge of international arbitration skills, their efficient networking with practitioners worldwide, clarity and transparency, sharpness in understanding and analysing the different, and sometimes complicated, legal concepts of the legal systems not belonging to the most known ones, team arrangements with a view to task built based on the members’ capabilities, and time-respecting attitude. As a client, I admire, among other professional virtues, their flexibility in billing and payment follow-up. In sum, I consider them as a reliable support.’
Islamic Republic of Iran
National Iranian Oil Company
France > Environment Tier 3Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP
‘A competent, integrated and very efficient team.’
‘I appreciated the availability of the team, their efficiency and their knowledge of the problems facing banks.’
Agence Francaise de Developpement
‘Very good legal advice.’
‘We believe that the team had people with appropriate skills, both legal and communications, to adequately assist us and to keep us informed each step of the way. Rémi Klein was constantly available, assisted in all manners possible, kept the clients and us in the loop at all times, and generally, created a very collaborative and pleasant working environment in our cases.’
‘The team has a very pragmatic and goal-orientated approach to litigation. The team is able to flex between smaller matters that require pragmatic and cost-effective litigation strategies and large and complex matters that require a more tactical and overarching strategies. The work between the European offices in multi-national litigation works seamlessly.’
‘The team is very experienced and knowledgeable in the medical device space. The team is exceptionally responsive. We appreciate that they take the time to explain the procedural requirements to us, as well providing concise summaries of the potential outcomes of each of these requirements, and what our responsibilities will be for each potential outcome. In short, we have always felt well prepared, and able to effectively manage our risk because they do such a good job educating us through the litigation process. Their fluency in English and French has also been very helpful.’
‘The French team is very professional, competent, quick to give feedback and support.’
Other key lawyers:
Franck Bourgeois; Catherine Detalle
Owens & Minor
- Advised Owens & Minor on its sale of the Movianto group to EHDH, a company specialised in logistics and transport in the pharmaceutical sector.
- Advised Teledyne on its attempted acquisition of Photonis, a French high-profile strategic group operating mainly in the military sector, with manufacturing plants in Europe and in the US.
- Advised Element Solutions on its binding offer to acquire Coventya Holding SAS (Coventya) for circa €420m.
Other key lawyers:
‘Dan Roskis and his team stand out for their high expertise in competition and commercial law. Their mastery of these subjects allows them to advise their clients effectively by providing them with pragmatic and achievable recommendations. Aware of the constraints of their clients, they also intervene within sometimes very tight deadlines without this affecting the quality of the advice provided.’
‘Eversheds is a very generalist firm with excellent sectorial skills which allow to directly cover different aspects of complex cases thanks to the intervention of the teams.’
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Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP > Firm Profile
|Antitrust and competition||Dan Roskis|
|Company secretarial||Eric Knai|
|Corporate M&A||Franck Bourgeois|
|Corporate M&A||Catherine Detalle|
|Corporate M&A||Eric Knai|
|Corporate M&A||Aurélien Loric|
|IP/IT and data protection||Gaëtan Cordier|
|International arbitration and international public||Wesley Pydiamah|
|International arbitration and international public||David Sellers|
|Project infrastructure finance||Jacques Bouillon|
|Project infrastructure finance||Sindhura Swaminathan|
|Real estate||Christophe Sciot-Siegrist|
|Real estate||Patrick Gerry|
|Tax||Philippe de Guyenro|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 2,000+ in this country : 75
LanguagesArabic English French
MembershipsEversheds Sutherland the global law firm that sets the standards
OtherContact : Rémi Kleiman (managing partner) Other offices : Please see www.eversheds-sutherland.com for details of offices around the world
Press Releases26th April 2022 Wenzel Röhsner, LL.M. (29) has been admitted to the Vienna bar in March 2022 and appointed Legal Director at Eversheds Sutherland in Austria. He specializes in intellectual property and litigation law with a focus on tort, civil and corporate law.
24th January 2022 Michael Röhsner, LL.M. (26) has been admitted to the Vienna bar in December 2021 and has been promoted to Legal Director at Eversheds Sutherland in Austria. He focuses on data protection, IT law and cybersecurity.
7th January 2021 München, 10. Dezember 2020 - Die globale Wirtschaftskanzlei Eversheds Sutherland hat Reconomy, den führende Anbieter von Entsorgungs- und Rücknahmelösungen in Großbritannien, bei der Übernahme des deutschen Entsorgungsfachbetriebs Noventiz beraten. Verkäufer ist das deutsche PE-Haus SEAFORT Advisors.
Corporate reorganisations: key considerations on a global reorganisation projectRobin Johnson, Christian Mense and Nicola Evans continue their series of papers on corporate reorganisations. In this article, they look at the key considerations on a multinational reorganisation project.
The deal is done – what happens next?In the third of their series of articles on corporate reorganisations, Robin Johnson, Christian Mense and Nicola Evans of Eversheds Sutherland consider what to do once an agreement is signed When a company buys a business or group of companies, a lot of work, time and cost goes into due diligence of the target. Due …
Recent motives and trends for corporate reorganisationsIn the fourth of their series of articles on corporate reorganisations, Robin Johnson, Christian Mense and Nicola Evans give on overview on the most recent motives and trends for corporate reorganisations.
Why employers should engage more with employee mental healthFor several years, employers have been urged to do more to look after the mental health of their workforce. Even before the pandemic, in January 2019, mental health at work was a primary discussion topic at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting accompanied by huge estimations of the financial impact, globally, in terms of lost …
Finland: Intellectual Property
Published: June 2022
Authors: Petteri Häkkänen Kati Rantala Lassi Lepistö Fanny Pajuniemi
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Intellectual Property laws and regulations that may occur in Finland.
Sweden: International Arbitration
Published: November 2022
Authors: Jonas Löttiger Hans Forssell Kim Ödlund
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to International Arbitration laws and regulations that may occur in Sweden.
- Industry focus: Luxury goods
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- Dispute resolution: International arbitration
- Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs
- Banking and finance: transactional work
- Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation
- Industry focus: IT and internet
- Mergers and acquisitions