France

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France

Our French office is based in Paris, the heart of France's business and economic centre, offering commercial and corporate legal services to international companies, banks and funds investing and operating across Europe and French clients wanting advice on regional and international matters.

Key Contacts

All France contacts

Our team has considerable experience working on cross border transactions. We are market leaders in Franco-German transactions and have extensive expertise working on legal and commercial cross border matters for UK, US and Asian clients throughout Europe and Africa. Our team combines local knowledge with an international perspective to help you achieve your commercial objectives.

Our cross-border service is enhanced by the skills and resources of over 1,700 lawyers operating across Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific and focusing on our main sectors: Advanced Manufacturing and Technology, Energy, Financial Services, Infrastructure and Real Estate.

The combination of the team's understanding of the commercial and cultural diversity and European and national law technical experience enable us to put our advice into context to match your strategies and aspirations.  Many of our lawyers are dual, some even triple, qualified in various jurisdictions.

Whether our clients are seeking to improve productivity or ensure compliance we support them in achieving competitive success and growth. The team advises on the full spectrum of corporate and commercial law and is fully conversant in all aspects of compliance and regulation, local law and day-to-day advisory services. Our clients benefit from our market leading capability and experience in a number of key areas, which include the following practices and partners: 

  

 




Working With You

We speak your language – literally – so there is no barrier to communication. All our lawyers are fluent in both French and English, many also speak German, Spanish or Mandarin. They advise on matters in all the key global markets including Europe, the US and China. 

For companies investing or operating in France there is no substitute for local knowledge and expertise. Our team combines legal know-how with a practical understanding of both the legal issues and business culture in France to offer you comprehensive advice.

The French team is supported by an international resource of over 1,700 lawyers who can deliver on the ground legal advice across Europe, Asia and the Gulf. In the US and further afield, the team works with high-calibre partner-firms. Whatever the legal issue and whatever the region, we provide an appropriate solution for the assignment.