Areas of expertise

Corporate Law

  • Incorporation of companies
  • Executive Director’s status under French law
  • Internal and external growth (divestment of companies, acquisitions, mergers)
  • Warrant agreements
  • Corporate secretariat
  • Relations with auditors
  • Dissolution and company liquidation

Corporate Insolvency Advice
and Bankruptcy Law

  • Risk avoidance and prevention
  • Corporate safeguard measures and bankruptcy procedures
  • Divestment or continuation plans
  • Support to creditors

IT and Internet Law

  • Financing contracts for the acquisition of IT systems
  • ASP and licence agreements
  • Maintenance and support contracts
  • Professional services contracts
  • Technical assistance contracts
  • Subcontracting contracts
  • Bespoke software contracts
  • Systems integration, facilities management, outsourcing contracts
  • Insurance policies
  • Creation and the exploitation of databases
  • Assistance for escrow of source code in France
  • Transfer of copyright and of intellectual property for software
  • e-business and remote sales contracts
  • Advice related to the responsibility of ISPs
  • Multi-media design and creative work contracts
  • Domain name registration
  • Management of conflicts
  • Litigation

Commercial and
Distribution Law

  • Distribution systems
  • Contracts with business partners
  • Competition laws
  • General terms and conditions
  • Commercial lease agreements
  • Commercial litigation
  • Competition law authorities

Labour Law

  • Individual work relations: employment contracts, profit sharing and participation schemes
  • Collective work relations: codes of conduct, force account, collective bargaining
  • Business transfer
  • Lay-offs
  • Employment-related legal disputes

Data Privacy Protection Law

  • Consultation on French and European data privacy protection laws
  • Relations with the CNIL (Organization dedicated to Information Technology and civil rights in France)
  • Transfer of personal data outside the European Union
  • Use of technology within companies and cyber monitoring of employees

Civil Law

  • Family Law: divorce, after divorce, natural children, adoption
  • Property Law: landlord-tenant law, construction law
  • Inheritance Law
  • Assistance in the acquisition of real estate and investment in France