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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, 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…

We represent and assist our clients at all stages of litigation before all French civil (Tribunal judiciaire) and commercial courts…

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

  • Judith Fargeot is an excellent lawyer with great precision, very good speed of execution and high quality questioning. Lisa Becker is also very efficient, also very available, fast and very reliable. Judith Fargeot and Lisa Becker form a remarkable team, very efficient and available with whom it is pleasant to work.Legal 500 Guide 2024

  • Specialists in all subjects relating to M&A and beyond. The particular traits are: efficiency/speed – excellent analysis and understanding of issues – creativity – international network. Julien Koch has distinguished himself as an indispensable partner, combining availability, responsiveness, involvement and professionalism. His efficiency and ability to innovate have been crucial in resolving complex situations.” Legal 500 Guide 2024

  • The V&A social law team stands out for its responsiveness, availability, expertise coupled with constant pragmatism which allows us to move forward efficiently with cases. Its strength also lies in the strong interaction between the firm’s different teams, which provides 360° advice and contacts who know the company and its challenges perfectly. The advice is always provided on time and of very good legal relevance.Legal 500 Guide 2024

  • Laurent Assaya and his colleagues are very business-oriented and quickly understand the challenges of their clients. We particularly appreciated their pragmatic approach to the file, the relevance of their advice and their responsiveness and availability in their support.Legal 500 Guide 2024

  • Laurent Assaya of Vivien & Associés advises clients on pre-insolvency and insolvency proceedings. He also regularly acts on debt restructuring and distressed M&A transactions. Laurent is highly commercial and fights for his clients’ interests.” Chambers Europe 2024

  • Vivien & Associés has a strong ability to find constructive solutions for its clients. The team is available and we are never left alone. We always get a quick answer and it is very precise in the work. The lawyers are reactive and have a very operational approach to cases.” Chambers Europe 2024

  • “Judith Fargeot holds a strong reputation on mid-market transactions through her work supporting domestic companies with acquisitions, disposals and takeover bids. Clients from the energy, agriculture and IT industries turn to her for advice. Judith is able to handle extremely complex cases and has very good negotiation skills.”  Chambers Europe 2024

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