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ABOUT US


 

Arst Avocats is a French business law firm providing corporate clients ranging from mid-sized to listed companies, whether located in France or abroad, with legal assistance in both transactional and litigation matters.

Arst Avocats pays particular attention to the relationship it maintains with its Clients, based on the principle that it must be based on mutual trust.

Our law firm is committed to build a long-term relationship with its clients, during which it offers its skills, professionalism and responsiveness.

RECENT EXPERIENCES


 

Arst Avocats provided advice to a client in the creation of a national network of fast food franchises.

 

As part of its activity of assisting young dynamic companies in the launch and organization of their business, Arst Avocats has been assisting a young, highly successful theme-based fast food franchise for several months now, for the purpose of building up its national network of franchisees.

 

Arst Avocats has been involved in the preparation of the required contractual documentation (pre-contractual information document, franchise agreement) and conducts follow-ups with its client in the network’s growth operations.

 

 

PARTNERS


 

MORGAN JAMET

MORGAN JAMET

Partner

Lawyer at the Paris Bar. Admitted to the Paris Bar since 1999. Holder of a Master’s degree (D.E.A.) in Contract Law from the Jean Monnet University of Law (Paris XI).
 
FANNY HURREAU

FANNY HURREAU

Partner

Lawyer at the Paris Bar. Holder of a Master’s degree in Business Law, specializing in Business Litigation from the University of Paris X Nanterre. Sports agent.

CHAOUKI GADDADA

CHAOUKI GADDADA

Partner

Lawyer at the Paris Bar. Holder of a Master’s degree (DESS) in Law and Employment Relations from the Lyon Institute of Labour Studies IETL.

JULIETTE SELLIER

JULIETTE SELLIER

Partner

Lawyer at the Paris Bar. Holder of two Master’s degrees in General Private Law and in Business Law and Tax from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (in partnership with HEC)

JEFFERSON LARUE

JEFFERSON LARUE

Partner

Lawyer at the Paris Bar since 2000, holder of a Master’s Degree (D.E.S.S.) in Business Law (in partnership with HEC) from the Jean Monnet University (Paris XI).
 

ASSOCIATES


 

QUENTIN MISSEOU

QUENTIN MISSEOU

Associate

Holder of a Master’s degree in Employment Law from the French University of Cergy-Pontoise.

LAURA NICOLLE

LAURA NICOLLE

Associate

Holder of a Master’s degree in Business Law, bilingual studies of European Law from the University of Paris Nanterre (Paris X).

SALOMÉ CLAEYSSEN

SALOMÉ CLAEYSSEN

Corporate Legal Consultant

Holder of a postgraduate degree in Company Law from ENADEP.

FAUSTINE GRENIER

FAUSTINE GRENIER

Associate

Holder of a Master’s degree in Employment Relations and Law from the University of Paris Saclay.

AUDREY MARIE

AUDREY MARIE

Associate

Holder of a Master’s degree in European Economic Law from the University of Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I).

ELISE GIELDZYK

ELISE GIELDZYK

Associate

Holder of a Master’s degree in International Business Law from the University of Panthéon-Assas (Paris II).

SOPHIE BONCOUR - ALLAIN

SOPHIE BONCOUR - ALLAIN

Associate

Holder of two Master’s degree in International Business Law and Applied Foreign Languages – Mandarin and English from the University of La Rochelle.

PAULINE JACQUEMIN – CUNY

PAULINE JACQUEMIN – CUNY

Associate

Holder of two Master’s degrees in Multimedia and Computer Law and in European Business Law from the University of Panthéon-Assas (Paris II).
CORA ATALA CUBELLS

CORA ATALA CUBELLS

Associate, Member of the Paris and Barcelona Bars and external Data Protection Officer

Holder of a Master’s degree in European and International Business Law from the University Paris Dauphine-PSL (Paris IX).

AGATHE MAHÉ

AGATHE MAHÉ

Associate

Holder of a Master’s degree in Business Litigation from the University of Panthéon Sorbonne (Paris I).

PRACTICES


 

Real Estate Law

Arst Avocats advises its clients in the following matters:

  • construction and real estate law;
  • real estate management (residential leases, commercial leases, professional leases and condominium law);
  • for all issues relating to the acquisition of real estate, whether by private agreement or by court order (acquisition of assets in the context of procedures dealing with business restructuring and acquisition by tender);
  • within the framework of a wide range of legal proceedings relating to the situation of real estate or the rights granted over it.
Business Law

Arst Avocats advises its clients in the following matters related to business law:

  • Advice on the regulations applicable to the client. Dealing with a wide range of issues relating to Contract Law (contract law or special contract law and contractual or tortious liability) and intervenes at the various stages (negotiation, conclusion, execution and termination) of the contractual relationship between the company and its partners or clients;
  • Intervention at all stages of disputes with which the company is confronted within the framework of its activity and represents it, if necessary, before the competent courts or within the framework of alternative dispute resolution procedures (mediation, arbitration, et seq.).

Example of recent activity:

  • Creation of a national network of fast food franchises.
Company law, business creation and transfer of business

Arst Avocats advises its clients in the following matters:

  • in the creation of companies;
  • at all stages of a company’s life, from its incorporation to its dissolution, for the realization of the simplest to the most complex operations (split, merger, listing on a stock market, et seq.);
  • in the context of the acquisition or disposal of a company, whatever its form (transfer of business or corporate rights assignment) as well as operations that precede or follow it;
  • in the implementation of agreements organizing relations between the company’s shareholders (shareholders’ agreement, employee shareholding schemes).

Example of recent activity:

  • Assistance in the context of a stock listing company on the Paris Alternext market.
Compliance

Arst Avocats advises its clients in the following matters:

  • detection and prevention of the risks of disciplinary proceedings or of the criminal liability of the company and its managers;
  • within the framework of the prosecution and reparation of harmful consequences related to the commission of offences or disciplinary breaches;
  • in the context of proceedings before criminal courts or disciplinary bodies, at all stages of such proceedings (investigation, trial).
Employment Law

Arst Avocats assists companies and advises them on the social regulations applicable to their sector of activity.

It contributes to the implementation of mandatory or optional systems organizing relations between the employer and its employees (contractual documentation, employee representative institutions, internal regulations, profit-sharing or incentive schemes, etc.).

It assists and represents its clients, whether employers or employees, by intervening in both advisory and litigation matters before the employment courts (Tribunal judiciaire employment division).

Example of a recent activities:

  • Assistance with a change in the applicable collective agreement
  • Assistance in the implementation of a profit-sharing, benefits and employee savings plan agreement
Restructuring

Arst Avocats advises its clients in the following matters:

 

  • procedures for preventing restructuring business operations (ad hoc mandate procedures, conciliation or safeguard procedures);
  • within the framework of receivership and judicial liquidation procedures, whether the debtor or its creditors;
  • in the context of the takeover of assets dependent on a company in restructuring proceedings (search for assets, drafting of a takeover offer, drafting of the deeds of assignment and completion of the subsequent formalities, etc.).

Example of recent activity:

  • Advice and assistance in the context of a receivership procedure which led to the adoption of a continuation plan providing for the entry of a new investor
Banking and Financial Law
  • in the application of the banking and financial regulations applicable to the company’s field of activity;
  • in the context of a wide range of relationships that may exist between a credit institution or investment service provider and its clients (establishment or revision of contractual documentation);
  • in the context of disputes relating to banking and financial matters (debt collection or liability disputes).

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