Mr Laurent Martinet > Dechert LLP > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Dechert LLP
32 RUE DE MONCEAU
PARIS 75008
France
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Work Department

Litigation

Position

Partner

Career

Laurent Martinet practices in the area of corporate and commercial litigation, advising French and international clients, and often in multijurisdictional proceedings.

His practice has covered numerous substantive areas of law, including product liability, energy regulation, sales and distribution regulation, corporate and shareholder disputes, directors and officers liability, and compliance. His clients come from industry sectors such as chemical, energy, IT, transportation, aviation, automotive and steel.

Laurent Martinet has been re-elected co-Chairman of the Paris Bar Law School (EFB).  He previously served as vice chair of the Paris Bar and chairman of the Paris Bar Law School (2014 – 2015), member of the Paris Bar Council (2008 – 2010), secretary for the International Commission of the Paris Bar (2010) and advisor of the chair of the Paris Bar on the international matters (2011).

Mr. Martinet is also involved in victim support. He advised Juliette Méadel, secretary of state to the prime minister in charge of victim support, particularly on the issues of compensation for victims of terrorist acts and access to law and justice.

Education

  • Paris Institute of Political Studies, Diploma, 1989
  • Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, DEA de droit, 1989

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Résolution des litiges > Contentieux commercial et de droit des sociétés

Dechert LLP gère un éventail varié d’affaires, dont des contentieux commerciaux, de responsabilité des produits, des procédures d’exequatur de sentences arbitrales, ainsi que des litiges internationaux et de droit des sociétés. Le cabinet est le représentant d’Enedis dans une large série de litiges stratégiques, et a récemment obtenu de très bons résultats pour plusieurs d’entre eux. L’équipe agit aussi régulièrement pour le compte de grandes entreprises spécialisées dans les secteurs financiers et des sciences de la vie. La pratique est codirigée par Laurent Martinet et Jacques Sivignon qui sont très expérimentés.

France > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Dechert LLP manages a various caseload made up of commercial, product liability, enforcement arbitration and international cases, as well as corporate disputes. The firm has been entrusted by French electricity grid connector Enedis to handle a series of highly strategic lawsuits for the company, in relation to which the practice recently obtained a majority of positive results. The firm is also regularly acting for leading companies in the life sciences and financial services sectors. The practice is co-headed by experienced partners Laurent Martinet and Jacques Sivignon.