Firm Profile > DLA Piper > Paris, France

DLA Piper
27 RUE LAFFITTE
75009 PARIS
France

Aviation Tier 1

DLA Piper fields a full-service aviation practice; it counts Airbus as a client and also acts for defence service providers, manufacturers and suppliers. As well as handling work related to litigation, arbitration, employment and insurance, the Paris-based team has a strong track record negotiating and drafting commercial contracts. The firm recently introduced its third-party funding option, enabling the non-recourse financing of the costs of a litigation or arbitration claim by a third party with no prior connection to it, allowing clients without capital to pursue meritorious claims. Litigator Vonnick Le Guillou leads the department and is an expert in insurance liability claims. She is assisted by global co-chair of the aerospace group, Gregory Tulquois who is focused on strategic transactions and is a member of the New York and Paris Bars. Counsel Sophie Cochery joined the team from HMN & Partners in early 2020 bringing with her specialism in insurance and reinsurance matters.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Gregory Tulquois; Sophie Cochery

Key clients

AIRBUS SAS

AIRBUS HELICOPTERS

ALLIANZ GCS

AXA XL

ATR

CHINA EASTERN AIRLINES

LA REUNION AERIENNE

COLLINS AEROSPACE

Airbus Defense Space

Data privacy and data protection Tier 1

At DLA Piper, the team has a strong track record handling cybersecurity matters, where it is well placed to advise on all legal risks relating to cyberattacks, as well as related contentious, criminal law, and IT matters. The team frequently advises on GDPR compliance and data protection related to clinical trials and medical databases for clients in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, where practice head Denise Lebeau-Marianna is a key name for data protection compliance and telemedicine projects. Jonathan Rofé focuses primarily on IT law. In March 2020, associate Juliette Chavane joined from Cornet Vincent Ségurel.

Practice head(s):

Denise Lebeau-Marianna

Other key lawyers:

Jonathan Rofé; Juliette Chavane

Testimonials

Denise Lebeau and DLA Piper have developed reliable, fast, flexible assistance that responds effectively to the concerns of multinational groups in all segments of data protection, from the implementation of BCRs to the management of data breaches.’

‘Denise Lebeau is very flexible; with a deep knowledge of the subject and of its issues and actors, she is able to provide the appropriate responses in a calm and serene manner with appreciable saving of resources.’

Industry focus: IT and internet  Tier 1

DLA Piper is sought after for its experience in large-scale strategic IT projects. Recognised as a key player in matters related to digital transformation, the department features a comprehensive offering covering cloud computing, big data, the internet of things and AI. Key names in the department include disputes specialist Stéphane Lemarchand and Gregory Tulquois who advises companies on strategic tech transactions. Practice-head Jonathan Rofé, who is described by clients as 'adaptable with great interpersonal skills' is highly regarded in the field of IT law, having developed specific expertise in relation to big data and the internet of things.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Stéphane Lemarchand; Gregory Tulquois

Testimonials

What distinguishes Jonathan Rofé’s team is its constant availability, reactivity and proactivity.

Jonathan Rofé is adaptable with great interpersonal skills.

An extremely strong IT practice based in Paris.

The team is excellent – leaders in the market from a technical and practical standpoint.

Excellent knowledge of the market and clear straight forward efficient advice.

Excellent lawyers, responsive, efficient, solution-orientated and efficient.’

Key clients

Airbus

Pathé

Oracle

ATR

Associated Press

Capgemini

HCL

Infor

JC Decaux

LVMH

Michelin

Pierre Fabre

Sanofi

Sopra-Steria

Thom Europe

Insurance Tier 1

DLA Piper bolstered its practice with the arrival of counsel Sophie Cochery , formerly at HMN & Partners, in March 2020. Cochery's specialisation in insurance and reinsurance matters with a particular focus on industrial risks and the aviation sector ties in well with practice head Vonnick Le Guillou's own expertise. The practice is set up to handles disputes, regulatory matters and transactional work, with a complementary financial regulatory practice. Senior counsel Bruce Mee is the main contact for insurance matters regarding financial lines while counsel Luc Bigel specialises in regulatory work, especially regarding distribution questions and in the context of transactions and restructurings. The constant flow of complex cross-border matters demonstrates the team's prowess in multi-jurisdictional matters, including its ability to collaborate with colleagues in offices abroad, for example in Germany, Italy, the UK and the US.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Bruce Mee; Luc Bigel; Sophie Cochery

Key clients

ALLIANZ GROUP

AXA GROUP

TOKIO MARINE

WELLS FARGO

SCOR

ACE INA Holdings Inc.

GENERALI

AIG EUROPE

MS AMLIN INSURANCE SE

LA REUNION AERIENNE

RSA UK

LIBERTY INSURANCE

ZURICH INSURANCE PLC

CHUBB

AON

SOGELIFE

MARSH

MUNICH RE

MIC Insurance Company SA

Beazley Insurance Solutions Limited

Odyssey Re

Banking and finance: Bank regulatory Tier 2

Sébastien Praicheux 's arrival from Clifford Chance strengthens an already dynamic financial regulatory practice at DLA Piper. The firm's global coverage facilitates work on large cross-border projects including advising on anti-money laundering,  payment services, electronic money, and investment services, and the department also provides litigation support. The group acts for a diverse client list which counts credit, payment and electronic money institutions, investment firms and insurance companies among its number. Praicheux, who co-heads the group alongside Maud Manon, specialises in the full range of banking regulation work and also covers derivative products.

Key clients

Tylia Invest SAS (“Tylia Invest”)

Employment Tier 2

DLA Piper impresses with a very experienced team that leads a strong stand-alone practice. The group is particularly active in the industrial, technology and aviation sectors and well versed in managing a high amount of strategic files. It is notably assisting several key clients with strategic restructuring, plant and branch shutdown work as well as with related mass litigation on issues such as co-employment. It is also acting in a sensitive mass litigation dealing with moral harassment issues. Strategic individual files such as departures of key managers are also dealt with. The partnership consists of: practice head Philippe Danesi, Bijan EghbalMarine Gicquel and Jérôme Halphen.

Practice head(s):

Philippe Danesi

Other key lawyers:

Bijan Eghbal; Marine Gicquel; Jérôme Halphen

Testimonials

‘The team combines an excellent level of legal knowledge with a very good knowledge and understanding of the operating methods and challenges of companies, in particular large international companies. Their involvement and availability are. Its members adapt very well to different interlocutors.’

‘The team is very reactive and always gets back to us within the deadline. This is key for our business.’

Philippe Danesi is extremely reactive and technically sharp. He always goes beyond his lawyer’s role by providing strategical advice.  He is very clever.’

‘It is refreshing to work with a firm that has extensive expertise across multiple areas/sectors, industries and marketplaces. My experience with DLA has exceeded expectations with their follow-through, attention to detail, dedication/support and creative problemsolving approaches.’

‘The DLA Piper employment law team, led by Philippe Danesi, is a very responsive, technical and sophisticated team. Beyond its precision and fine analyses, we particularly appreciate its ability to offer us creative and pragmatic solutions.’

‘Philippe Danesi has a taste for challenges and shows great pugnacity to obtain the most favourable solutions for his client. Excellent technician and passionate about his subject, he knows how to perfectly adapt his expertise and experience to operational issues and to the business and HR challenges of the company.’

Key clients

Adobe

Arconic

Associated Press

AXA Technology services

CareFusion

Citibank

Dyson

EasyJet

Fichet

IHG

Levi-Strauss

Lime

London Stock Exchange

Microchip

MoneyGram

OpenGate Capital

SThree

Technip

Private equity: Fund formation Tier 2

DLA Piper combines an experienced fund-formation team with strong Paris-based tax capabilities. Lead duo Benjamin Aller and Julien Vandenbussche and their team handle a predominantly international caseload that includes matters involving Luxembourg-reserved alternative investment funds. Private equity funds account for the bulk of mandates, with seed and venture capital funds as additional core components of the practice. The team primarily advises on the structuring of funds in the mid-market and large-cap segments, and has a strong record of assisting both general partners and limited partners, with French, African and Middle-Eastern private equity houses constituting a key focus group. Secondary transactions, regulatory advice and compensation schemes are additional elements in the practice group's portfolio of expertise; it is also active in fund restructurings.    

Practice head(s):

Benjamin Aller; Julien Vandenbussche

Other key lawyers:

George Pinkham

Key clients

Access Capital

African Development Bank

Albarest Partners

Ardian

Bridgepoint

CNP Assurances

LBO France

LGT

Lyxor Asset Management

Quadrille

Sparring Capital

SPE Capital

Tikehau Capital

Tell Group

Unilever Ventures

Private equity: LBO Tier 2

DLA Piper's LBO team is a key pillar of the firm's Paris private equity practice. Group heads Xavier Norlain and Jeremy Scemama and their team assist private equity houses, managers and financial institutions on a very high number of transactions, making the group one of the most experienced in the French market. Mid-cap transactions are the team's mainstay, which, in combination with its broad sector expertise, allows the practice to maintain its reputation as one of the country's most prolific advisers. However, the group is also increasingly visible on large-cap matters. Additionally, thanks to the firm's exceedingly broad international footprint, the French practice can draw on the expertise of its colleagues abroad for cross-border matters on an as-needed basis.

Practice head(s):

Xavier Norlain; Jeremy Scemama

Other key lawyers:

Matthieu Lampel; Julia Elkael

Key clients

Andera Partners

BPIFrance

Bridgepoint

Premium Partners

Capzanine / Barings

Montefiore Investment

Cathay Capital Private Equity

Circet

Eurazeo

Hivest Capital Partners

LFPI

Metric Capital Partners

The Carlyle Group

Tikehau Capital

Real estate Tier 2

DLA Piper’s large real estate team impresses with its comprehensive range of expertise. The practice advises on transactions pertaining to all kinds of assets; including office, retail and hospitality. It is particularly active in the logistics field where it regularly assists leading names on landmark French and pan-European assets and portfolio transactions. Recently, the practice was also busy advising on acquisitions, sales and refurbishment work spanning various assets, and assisted asset managers and companies with leasing negotiations. Property financing work is also handled. Antonia Raccat is highly recommended. Practice head Olivia Michaud, Erwan Lacheteau, global co-head of real estate Antoine Mercier and Myriam Mejdoubi are the other key names, with counsel Gabriel Dalarun also contributing. Lionel Rosenfeld joined sbkg & Associés in December 2019.

Practice head(s):

Olivia Michaud

Other key lawyers:

Antonia Raccat; Antoine Mercier; Myriam Mejdoubi; Erwan Lacheteau

Testimonials

‘Very solid and professional team.’

‘Great professionalism from Myriam Mejdoubi.’

‘The practice  is very well organised with specialists on all subjects.’

‘Me Myriam Mejdoubi is a particularly efficient person and it is always very pleasant to work with her because of her approach and her availability. She always tries to help and take the extra small step to find the right idea and therefore I highly recommend her.’

‘Excellent technical knowledge combined with a friendly and commercial team.’

‘Antoine Mercier, Myriam Medjoubi and Erwan Lacheteau are brilliant and competent people. In addition to their diligence, we appreciate their sympathy and availability. Finally, we can count on them to leverage on their international network in the event of acquisitions spanning several jurisdictions.’

Key clients

AERMONT (ex PW REAL ESTATE ASSETS)

AEROPORTS DE PARIS

aew

AG2R LA MONDIALE

AMUNDI

AXA REAL ASSETS IM

AXA REIM

AVIVA

Barings European Core Property Fund GP S.à r.l.

Bayerische Landesbank

THE BLACKSTONE GROUP INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS

brookfield

CAPGEMINI

CARLYLE

CBRE GLOBAL INVESTORS

CEGEREAL

Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

EUROSIC

GAZELEY

GENERALI REAL ESTATE

GIM

HARBERT MANAGEMENT CORPORATION

HARRISON STREET

HILTON

icade

IVANHOE CAMBRIDGE

KKR

MEYER BERGMAN

m7

NORGES BANK

northwood

OMNAM GROUP

PREDICA

PRIMONIAL

PROLOGIS

SCHROEDERS

Société Générale

SOGELYM DIXENCE

TELECITYGROUP

UNIBAIL-RODAMCO

WEINBERG CAPITAL

WEWORK

WOODEUM

Banking and finance: transactional work Tier 3

A key name for mid-cap leverage acquisition deals, DLA Piper's team undertakes a steady flow of transactions for banks, senior debt funds and equity sponsors. While the firm is known for its strong international reach, the financing group is highly regarded for its domestic work, although does nevertheless act on a number of multi-jurisdiction mandates. Finance, projects, and restructuring head Maud Manon principally focuses on LBO acquisition finance and Erwan Lacheteau is the key name for infrastructure and real estate financing.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Erwan Lacheteau

Testimonials

The team is extremely reactive, competent and sympathetic.

They always offer high quality advice with a real vision for our business.

Key clients

Abénex

Ares Management

Barings Global Advisers Limited

BPI France

Bridgepoint

Capzanine

The Carlyle Group

BNP Paribas

Eurazeo

Babilou

ICG

Idinvest

Industrie Capital

Tikehau Capital

LFPI

Maltem Consulting Group

Montagu Private Equity

Montefiore Investment

Pemberton

The Blackstone Group International Partners LLP

Northwood Investors International

Compliance Tier 3

Led by Fabien Ganivet, DLA Piper ’s team assists clients with the setting up and review of Sapin II and other vigilance and anti-money laundering regulation compliance programmes. The practice also provides assistance during crisis situations, such as conducting internal investigations. AFA compliance audits are a core part of the group's caseload.  Clients include leading French and international companies from a wide range of sectors, including life sciences, automotive and aviation. They benefit from the firm’s global capabilities. Counsel Sara Koski is a key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Fabien Ganivet

Other key lawyers:

Sara Koski

Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation Tier 3

DLA Piper has strong litigation capabilities thanks to its deep bench of versatile practitioners. Through Marine Lallemand, the firm offers excellent corporate litigation expertise, including in disputes involving leading investment funds in relation to M&A and share purchase agreement execution issues. Insolvency-related disputes are another of Lallemand's strengths. The practice also has high-level product liability and insurance expertise, thanks to Bruce Mee and Vonnick Le Guillou who are regularly featured in sensitive international cases, often involving the US. Le Guillou, who heads the practice with Lallemand, is also highly regarded for her extensive experience in the management of challenging cases in the aviation sector, especially when acting for leading aviation engineering clients. Also recommended is Fabienne Panneau who assists with major commercial disputes. Counsel Joy Araman who also deserves a mention.

Practice head(s):

Vonnick Le Guillou; Marine Lallemand

Other key lawyers:

Bruce Mee; Fabienne Panneau

Testimonials

‘Very good technical skills and great availability.’

‘Excellent quality of exchanges.’

Key clients

AIG

ALLIANZ GLOBAL CORPORATE & SPECIALTY (FRANCE)

Airbus helicopters

Airbus SAS

Arconic

AXA XL

Blackstone

Carlyle

Cube Communications Infrastructures S.A.R.L

Generali

Howmet

Idinvest

LFPI Gestion

Rockwell Collins

RSA Royal & SunAlliance

Swiss Re

Tokio Marine

Dispute resolution: International arbitration Tier 3

DLA Piper‘s Paris practice handles a large amount of investment and commercial arbitration as well as exequatur work in relation to Africa. The caseload also includes several European cases, notably acting for the Republic of Hungary and Moldova. The group's matters deal with a broad range of issues, including corporate and contract law, as well as with different industry sectors, including telecoms and construction. The practice is co-headed by the highly regarded Michael Ostrove and Alexander Brabant. Théobald Naud and counsel Maxime Desplats are also key members.

Practice head(s):

Michael Ostrove; Alexander Brabant

Other key lawyers:

Théobald Naud; Maxime Desplats

Testimonials

‘Michael Ostrove is excellent; he is a very talented lawyer and advocate, but also an unfailingly courteous and considerate opponent.’

‘A very proficient and nice team.’

‘Alexander Brabant is a great technician and knows his files to perfection.’

‘A team of professionals who are dedicated to serve their clients the best way.’

‘Michael Ostrove is an utmost professional.’

‘The team is made up of highly qualified individuals.

Key clients

Atlantique Telecom SA (Etisalat)

Compass Group

Democratic Republic of Congo

DS2 and the De Sutter brothers

Interpol

Republic of Guinea

Republic of Hungary

Republic of Kenya

Republic of Moldova

Vodacom entities

EU, competition and distribution Tier 3

DLA Piper is well known for acting on behalf of major French and international clients on merger control, handling complex, cross-border matters as well as a high volume of domestic work. The team also has extensive experience in the growing area of foreign direct investment control procedures. Additionally, it is expanding its practice to handle competition investigations and litigation, particularly in the digital sector. Practice head Edouard Sarrazin is a key contact. Counsel Céline Espesson joined from the French Competition Authority in December 2019.

Practice head(s):

Edouard Sarrazin

Other key lawyers:

Celine Espesson

Key clients

Amundi

ATOS WORLDLINE

Caisse des dépôts et consignations

Cube

CRITEO

Ecolab

Faurecia

Groupe Louis Wane

Michelin

Montefiore

The Carlyle Group

Société Générale

Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences Tier 3

DLA Piper's Paris team works closely with the global life sciences practice, representing major international healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotech companies. The practice's focus on the digitalisation of healthcare continues to grow and the team recently launched a guide, in partnership with Option Finance, covering the legal issues related to digital transformation. Group head Sonia de Kondserovsky is particularly active in M&A transactions and licensing agreements. Thanks to the firm's full-service offering, the department can also call on experts in regulatory, commercial, IT and data protection matters. Franck Valentin was a new arrival in 2021.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Frank Valentin

Key clients

Pierre Fabre

Sterimed

Fortive Corp

Becton Dickinson

Danaher

Essilor

European Council

Filorga

Innothera

IQVIA

Nordic Pharma

Qualcomm Life – Capsule

Roche

Santen Pharmaceutical

Seaspine

West Pharmaceutical Services

Mergers and acquisitions Tier 3

Providing 'useful, pragmatic advice', DLA Piper is active on mid-cap and large-cap transactions, with its global network of offices facilitating cross-border deals. Retained by investment funds, shareholders, industrial groups and management teams, the core focus is on the tech, retail,  manufacturing, energy, infrastructure and hospitality sectors. The department has also pioneered several M&A solutions, including comparative guides and intelligence reports designed to assist clients in comparing global jurisdictions. Jointly led by Jeremy Scemama and Xavier Norlain, who are both highly regarded in the field, the team has further bench strength in the form of Simon Charbit, Sarmad Haidar and Sonia de Kondserovsky.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Simon Charbit; Sarmad Haidar; Sonia de Kondserovsky

Testimonials

Rigorous team in its technical analysis. Great listening and good interactions in the various discussions. Ability to coordinate effectively with firms outside France during cross-border transactions.

Solid practice.

Partner Simon Charbit is excellent. Tremendous responsiveness and always maintains a business-oriented overall view of any engagement.

The overall service is excellent. DLA are highly responsive and technically first class. They have a great team with a breadth of experience and provide useful, pragmatic advice that enables us to make informed decisions and execute against business objectives.

From junior to partner: great availability and responsiveness, team perfectly sized for the needs of the client who is in total confidence.

‘High availability, attentive to customer needs, impeccable technique which allows a deal to be delivered on time.

Key clients

BASF

Cube Infrastructure Managers

Adobe

Fosun International Limited

Laboratoire Garancia

ALD

Lactalis Group

Webhelp

AON Holdings France

Vodafone

Prima Solutions Holding

Atos

Worldline

SopraSteria

Groupe Homair Vacances

Link Mobility

Tax Tier 3

DLA Piper has a strong and experienced team with in-depth expertise in the private equity sector, mainly acting for private equity funds. It is one of the market’s most qualified teams to advise on the structuring of large to jumbo-size funds. In the transactional field, the tax team works hand-in-hand with the corporate practice to advise investment funds or management teams on mid-and large-cap deals. Finally, the practice has strong property tax expertise, sought after by leading players such as Axa REIM, Real IS and AEW. Fanny Combourieu directs the practice which includes the highly regarded senior counsel Sylvie Vansteenkiste and Raphaël Béra. Counsel Gwenaël Kropfinger also deserves a mention.

Practice head(s):

Fanny Combourieu

Other key lawyers:

Sylvie Vansteenkiste; Raphaël Béra

Testimonials

Thanks to its multi-disciplinary approach, DLA Piper was able to offer us full support.’

‘Top rate knowledge of the tax environment in the private equity industry. Deep insight of how the regulations have evolved over the years gives the DLA tax team a lot of value.’

‘Raphaël Béra delivers high-value advice:  He is very knowledgeable.’

Key clients

21 Invest

Abénex

Access Capital Partners

Advent

AEW

Afflelou

Albarest

Alcopa

Andera Partners

Antin Infrastructure Partners

Apax Partners

Ardian

Ares

Artémis/Financière Pinault

Aviva

AXA REIM

Barings

BlackFin Capital Partners

BNP Paribas Agility Capital

Bpifrance

Bridgepoint

Cain International

Carlyle

Cathay Capital

Cerea

Ekkio

Eurazeo PME

Generali

Harbert Management Corporation

Impact Partners

Jasmin Capital

Kepler Cheuvreux IFE

LBO France

MML Capital Partners

Naxicap

Newell

Norges

PAI Partners

Pierre Fabre

Real IS

Rothschild & Co (Five Arrows)

Sagard

Société Générale

Sofinnova

Sparring Capital

TempoCap

Tikehau

Wendel

Administrative and public law Tier 4

DLA Piper has solid public procurement law expertise. The practice advises high-profile sponsors, lenders and public bodies on the awarding of major contracts in a broad range of sectors, including contracts for telecoms infrastructure and contracts for the construction of facilities for clients from the university, defense and healthcare sectors. The team is currently managing several files dealing with performance issues of past public law contracts. It also provides regulatory expertise. Jérôme Pentecoste and Pascal Martin co-head the team.

Practice head(s):

Jérôme Pentecoste; Pascal Martin

Key clients

Alteo Gardanne

ACOSS

Région Occitanie

Région Normandie

Ville de Paris

Free Mobile/ Iliad

Total

Vinci Construction France

Société Generale

Bouygues Batiment

Dalkia

Urbaser

Engie Cofaly

Action Logement

Duval Developpement

Insolvency Tier 4

DLA Piper re-launched its practice in September 2019 after hiring Caroline Texier from Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.. Texier and her team regularly advise debtors, shareholders and key suppliers. The practice also acts for investors presenting asset takeover offers. The team can rely on complementary support from the corporate, finance, real estate and employment departments.

Practice head(s):

Caroline Texier

Testimonials

‘Caroline Texier is a high-level astute and tenacious lawyer. She is a dealmaker and has extensive experience.’

Key clients

CBL INSURANCE EUROPE DAC

La Française Asset Management / Vivashops

Fibre Excellence

Partouche Group

Serta Simmons

Meeschaert Capital Partners

Nowy Styl – Majencia

MAPPER LITHOGRAPHY BV

GROUPE MICHELIN

METDIST Limited – Le Mas d’Artigny

AR2R La Mondiale

Belgium > Industry focus: Media and entertainment Tier 3

DLA Piper's IP and technology practice remains active across the media, sport and entertainment industries. It advises on investment and corporate issues, rights acquisitions, and staging live events, along with copyright and trade mark protection and enforcement. Counsel Heidi Waem is currently overseeing the team following the departure of former practice head Patrick Van Eecke to Cooley LLP in September 2020.

Practice head(s):

Heidi Waem

Global Co-Chairs: Roger Meltzer and Andrew Darwin
Co-Chief Executive Officers: Simon Levine and Cameron Jay Rains
Number of partners: 1,500
Number of lawyers: 5,000
Languages: The firm speaks over 60 languages
Offices: Lawyers located in more than 60 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

Please see https://www.dlapiper.com for further information about the firm.

Photo Name Position Profile
 Raphaël Béra  photo Raphaël Béra
 Fanny Combourieu photo Fanny Combourieu
 Marine Lallemand  photo Marine Lallemand
 Vonnick Le Guillou  photo Vonnick Le Guillou
 Denise Lebeau-Marianna photo Denise Lebeau-Marianna
Mr Stéphane Lemarchand photo Mr Stéphane Lemarchand
Mr Théobald Naud photo Mr Théobald Naud
Mr Sébastien Praicheux photo Mr Sébastien Praicheux
Mr Jonathan Rofé photo Mr Jonathan Rofé
Mr Gregory Tulquois  photo Mr Gregory Tulquois Partner; Global Co-Chair, Commercial Contracts 
 Sylvie Vansteenkiste photo Sylvie Vansteenkiste

At DLA Piper we are firmly committed to diversity and inclusion. For us, diversity isn’t just about visible differences, it’s the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it’s crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued. As a global business law firm, with a diverse client base, we know that our clients expect our people to represent the communities in which we work and value our ability to advise them on both local and global cultures and markets. We believe that our approach to diversity and inclusion enables us to attract the best talent, build the most effective teams and deliver the highest level of client service.

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