Aurélien Chardeau > Dentons > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

75008 PARIS

Work Department

Compliance and White Collar Crime


Aurélien Chardeau is a Partner in Dentons’ Paris office. He focuses on areas of white-collar criminal defence and related regulatory proceedings, internal investigations and asset forfeiture/asset recovery but also on areas of complex and high-stakes civil, commercial and financial litigation. He is specialized in banking and commercial litigation with expertise, representing clients before criminal, civil and commercial courts. He also assists company managers facing charges due to their activities.

Aurélien concentrates mainly on money-laundering and corruption matters and on defending indicted banks. He also intervenes in international compliance matters such as bribery investigations.

Aurélien has a particular knowledge and expertise in the banking and financial sector, although he has also a deep knowledge of other industrial sectors, including transportation (railway industry) and life sciences.

He often deals with local authorities in multijurisdictional cases, including in Europe.


Joined Salans (now Dentons) in 2012
Gide Loyrette Nouel (2002 – 2012)


English, French, Spanish


Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2003
Member of the Law and Procedure Association
Member of the Association « Le Cercle de la Compliance »
Member of the ADAP (Association des Avocats Pénalistes)
Member of the ANJB (Association Nationale des Juristes de Banque)
Lecturer in white collar crime law at ESSEC


University of Paris V, D.E.A. in Civil and Commercial Law (2002)
University of Paris IX, D.E.S.S. in Business Law (2000)
EDHEC, Law and Taxation (1999)