Firms in the spotlight: APG

APG is an independent French law firm. The firm is a highly-rated platform for complex or serial litigation, which offers its clients a well-rounded, multidisciplinary, and talented team.

APG is also a trusted legal advisor acting for prominent clients for 30 years, strengthening the legal security of their operations, through a fine assessment of risks. The firm is particularly active in corporate and securities law, regulatory/antitrust, product liability and labor law.

The team praised for its dedication and efficient approach. Lawyers at APG create a direct and strong relationship with their clients, thanks to their humane qualities and diversity of profiles.

APG’s client base includes major French and US/European compagnies, belonging to almost every sector of the economy.

Practices & Industries:

Dispute resolution: The litigation department secured tremendous results, representing high profile clients, such as investment funds or top-tier companies in litigations before French and European Courts, as recently the City of Paris in a landmark case before the European Court of justice.

Corporate and commercial: The firm’s corporate and commercial practice delivers first-rate advice across the full life-cycle of businesses, but also in matters concerning shareholders and business partners.

Competition/Distribution: Since its creation, APG has been involved in sensitive issues in competition and distribution law. The team, comprised of experts from French and European law, serves a leading clientele (e.g. automobile and industrial vehicle groups, banking and insurance companies, retail corporations, media, energy).

The firm advises companies on organizing and securing networks, concentrating, grouping national or international companies, trade negotiations, and so-called “restrictive” practices.

APG is at the origin of major developments, particularly in the area of the free movement of goods, companies, and services or comparative advertising.

Product Liability: APG’s practice is based on a strong legal experience and a real technical sensitivity. The team work throughout France alongside major international groups in industrial sectors, including the automotive, energy, industrial vehicles, agricultural equipments, and public works sectors.

Banking & Finance: APG assists major institutions in the banking and insurance sector on issues of banking liability or prudential enforcement.

Employment: The employment law department is particularly responsive and has developed a practice oriented towards the day-to-day support of managers and human resources departments, from the decision-making stage, through the preparation of litigation, and in terms of representation before the administrative and judicial courts. APG also represents its clients before administrations (labor inspectorate, social security organizations, etc.).

Energy: the firm regularly assists major players of the French energy market, on regulatory matters, contracts negociations and distribution issues.

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