Ms Lefranc-Barthe Mathilde > Winston & Strawn LLP > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Winston & Strawn LLP
75008 PARIS
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Mathilde Lefranc-Barthe, Partner of the Paris office, concentrates her practice on international litigation as well as arbitration.

Her areas of practice include complex commercial disputes as well as real estate, including construction litigation. She also assists major players in the healthcare sector, on regulatory, contractual and litigation matters.

Her practice of international litigation includes conflicts of laws and jurisdictions, the service of documents in France and in the United-States and the taking of evidence in France, in the course of proceedings pending abroad.


French, English


Trained in alternative dispute resolution, Mathilde is a member of the Association Française des Practiciens du Droit collaboratif (French Association of Collaborative Professionals).


Ms. Lefranc received a Maîtrise in Business Law in 2001 and a D.E.A. in Anglo-American Business Law in 2002 from the University of Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne.

Lawyer Rankings

France > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Winston & Strawn LLP advises a large and diverse client base made up of healthcare providers, clinics, laboratories, professional organisations and associations, individuals and groups of healthcare practitioners, as well as investors and private equity funds. The practice stands out for its very strong combined corporate, regulatory, litigation and disciplinary proceedings expertise. It advises on M&A and private equity transactions, on the setting up of healthcare companies and industry networks, and regularly manages corporate and shareholder disputes. The practice acts as a strategic adviser to several key clients, notably new market entrants, whom it guides all the way through their growth and expansion process. Practice head Gilles Bigot is highly recommended, especially for dealing with challenging corporate, regulatory and litigation matters. Other key members include Anne-Carine Ropars-Furet, Julie Vern Cesano-Gouffrant and Mathilde Lefranc-Barthe.

France > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Winston & Strawn LLP is recommended for advising on complex commercial, corporate, financial and shareholder conflict cases. The firm combines its litigation expertise  with a deep knowledge of the healthcare and mutual insurance sectors in particular.  It is also involved in a major stock market abuse dispute. Healthcare providers and insurers, as well as investors and companies are clients. The highly recommended Gilles Bigot chairs the practice, to which  Anne-Carine Ropars-Furet, Mathilde Lefranc-Barthe and Sara Susnjar also contribute.