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 > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Winston & Strawn LLP has strong corporate and commercial litigation skills which it combines with excellent healthcare and mutual insurance industry knowledge. The group manages high-level cases in that area, often mixing complex corporate, commercial and regulatory issues. It is regularly involved in disputes opposing healthcare providers and offers experience in antitrust private enforcement cases. The team is also acknowledged for its strong mediation know-how. Practice head Gilles Bigot is highly recommended. He is surrounded by the experienced Anne-Carine Ropars-FuretMathilde Lefranc-Barthe and Sara Susnjar.

France > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Winston & Strawn LLP‘s ‘deep understanding of the market and technical understanding of the regulations‘ is highly valued by its diverse client portfolio of providers, clinics, laboratories, private equity funds and investors, with an offering covering regulatory, antitrust, corporate, litigation and financing matters. The transactional side of the practice has a strong track record for both M&A and private equity mandates; Jean-Patrice Labautière is particularly skilled in this area. Gilles Bigot leads the team, acting for a mix of domestic and European clients in both regulatory and contentious matters. Anne-Carine Ropars-Furet, Julie Vern Cesano-Gouffrant and Mathilde Lefranc-Barthe are further key contacts.