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Our practice extends to providing advisory and litigation services for most key areas of both national and international business law: M&A, joint-ventures and disposals, general corporate, restructuring, corporate governance, stock exchange regulations/transactions, commercial contracts, tax, employment and labour law, competition and distribution, banking and finance, civil & commercial litigation, arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution, reorganization & insolvency.

Our mergers & acquisitions practice covers all aspects of domestic and international mergers & acquisitions . Our specialists in this field…

In addition to mergers & acquisitions, our corporate team offers expertise in a full range of general corporate & restructuring…

We provide legal assistance to publicly listed companies, their majority or minority shareholders as well as their senior management teams…

Tax

Our tax department offers a full-service tax practice, assisting clients in matters involving: Share acquisitions or sales, mainly for industrial…

Our employment team has developed a strong expertise assisting clients in structuring and optimizing employer-employee relationships and representing employers in…

Our commercial contract team handles the drafting and negotiation of a wide variety of commercial contracts with both French and…

Our competition and distribution team is very active across all economic sectors. Our lawyers involved handle antitrust issues, merger control,…

We represent and assist our clients at all stages of litigation before all French civil (Tribunal d’instance, Tribunal de grande…

We have developed an expertise in banking and financial regulation which makes it well-equipped to provide assistance to various players…

We assist our French and foreign clients in all special and distressed situations, including groups of companies, debtors, shareholders, creditors,…

What they're saying

  • The social law team is recommended for “the quality of its advice and its good follow-up of cases“. Joëlle Hannelais “understands the business objectives of her clients” and Marie-Emilie Rousseau-Brunel is “always proactive and flexible“. Legal 500 2017

  • Laurent Assaya handles financial restructurings, reorganisations, pre-insolvency procedures and distressed M&A. He also has experience in liquidation proceedings. Clients describe him as “an excellent restructuring lawyer.” Chambers Europe 2018

  • The Litigation Department led by Emmanuelle Bouretz is “capable of handling a wide range of complex disputes. In particular, the firm is “very competent in the management of bank disputes and has a very good knowledge of the practice of the courts in financial disputes”. Legal 500 2018

  • The Corporate/M&A team is led by Nicolas Vivien who is appreciated for his “strategic advice that always identifies important aspects and allows customers to avoid making bad decisions”.   Judith Fargeot is ‘pragmatic, reliable and responsive’. Legal 500 2018

  • Vivien & Assoxiés Tax law team “respects established deadlines”. Jérôme Chapus and Marine Pelletier-Capes are at the maneuver. Legal 500 2018

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[Ranking] Legal 500 EMEA 2019

15 april 2020 – Vivien & Associés is recommended in Legal 500 EMEA 2019 in 5 practice areas: Dispute resolution:…

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[Flash] Impacts of COVID-19 – Corporate law temporary exceptional measures

31 March 2020 – Impacts of COVID-19 Corporate law temporary exceptional measures Further to the health emergency law n°2020-290 voted…

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