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Mr Laurent Martinet
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.
- Paris Institute of Political Studies, Diploma, 1989
- Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, DEA de droit, 1989
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.
Dechert LLP is particularly active in share purchase agreement disputes and shareholder conflicts. Recently, the team was also in charge of insolvency-related litigation linked to the Covid-19 outbreak and demonstrated its cross-border strength when advising several Lebanese banks affected by the economic situation in Lebanon on major solvability, financial and recovery issue disputes in France. Other key matters come from the energy sector or concern product liability and industrial proceedings, notably from the life sciences sector. Laurent Martinet and Jacques Sivignon are in charge.
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- Dispute resolution: International arbitration
- EU, competition and distribution
- Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs
- Private equity: Fund formation
- Private equity: venture/growth capital
- Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation
- Intellectual property: Patents
- Real estate
- Capital markets: equity capital markets
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Private equity: LBO