Classements Legal 500 EMEA 2016CLASSEMENTS
INSOLVENCY : Ranked tier 3
FTPA recently merged with SEH Legal, a firm made up of ‘real professionals who are passionate by their missions and who listen to their clients’. The newly formed ten-lawyer team is led by Bruno Robin, Edouard Fabre and Sandra Esquiva-Hesse, who ‘shows high dedication’.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION – COMMERCIAL LITIGATION : Ranked tier 3
FTPA is ‘very good at dealing with highly complex commercial litigation’, including cross-border disputes. The firm represents many leading French industrial corporations in commercial, contractual and industrial cases where large financial sums are at stake. Some of the partners also act as mediators. Practice head Serge-Antoine Tchekhoff is ‘highly skilled and creative, able to deal with sensitive cases’. Other key figures include Bruno Robin, Laurence Lepinoix, Emmanuel d’Antin and Robert Corcos, as well as Edouard Fabre, who is acknowledged for his technical and analytical abilities, and rigorous and skilled writer Rajeev Sharma Fokeer.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY – TRADE MARKS, DESIGNS AND COPYRIGHTS : Ranked tier 2
FTPA’s ‘pragmatic and responsive’ nine-lawyer practice advises prestigious French and international fashion and luxury goods companies on strategic matters and IP protection, including a recent case pertaining to a colour trade mark. Antoine Gautier-Sauvagnac is ‘a very smart lawyer, who is always available for his clients’. Fabrice Lorvo, Philippe Pochet and Boriana Guimberteau are also skilled professionals.
AVIATION – Other recommended firms 1
DISPUTE RESOLUTION – INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION – Other recommended firms 1
MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT – CINEMA – Other recommended firms 1
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS – Other recommended firms 2
TAX – Other recommended firms 1