Classements Legal 500 EMEA – 2020

20 avril 2020

FTPA est distingué dans l’édition 2020 du classement Legal 500 EMEA dans les catégories :

– Construction : Tier 2 (2/3)

FTPA assists engineering companies and contractors, as well as developers, on office, residential and commercial building projects. It provides advisory, contract and litigation expertise through Robert Corcos. Public law partner Raphaël Crespelle is also a key team member who advises public sector institutions and companies on infrastructure work. He recently managed sensitive matters linked to the building of a major public hospital.

– Intellectual Property – Copyright : Tier 2 (2/4)

The team at FTPA handles contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters for a range of clients, with a particular focus on the entertainment and media sectors. Antoine Gautier-Sauvignac represented a client in a cross-border copyright infringement case, obtaining a favourable settlement. Philippe Pochet assisted a client with drafting contracts in compliance with French intellectual property law. Boriana Guimberteau is representing a client in pending copyright litigation in a high-value matter.

– Intellectual Property : Trade marks and designs : Tier 2 (2/4)

The ‘very good negotiators’ at FTPA are sought out by clients from a range of industries, including software, fashion, pharmaceutical and cosmetics for intellectual property advice. The firm gained several new clients from the financial sector. Joint practice heads Antoine Gautier-Sauvignac and Boriana Guimberteau assist with a range of matters, including some cross-border matters both inside and outside Europe. Contentious matters include trade mark infringement litigation. Non-contentious matters include clearance of new brands and trade mark portfolio management.

Clients testimonials : ‘Know the market very well in general, pragmatic approach and very good negotiators.‘ (…) ‘Antoine Gautier-Sauvagnac has a very strategic approach and way of thinking and is one of the best negotiators I have known. Boriana Guimberteau has a very good understanding of the needs of the industry and of businesses in general. Pragmatic and pleasant in addition.‘

– Administrative and public law : Tier 3 (3/5)

FTPA’s broad range of expertise allows the group to assist with a variety of matters, including regulatory and public sector contract issues. The four-lawyer team is notably handling highly strategic advisory and litigation work in the railway sector. The practice is also retained by many leading French industrial companies to advise on the structuring of complex contracts. Hospitals and universities are also clients, as well as prestigious cultural museums and institutions. Raphaël Crespelle is highly recommended.

Clients testimonials : ‘The team is strong and its advice and litigation work shows great reliability. They are always careful to find solutions to any problems. Clients feel safe and comfortable in their hands.’ (…) ‘The firm shows great public law contract expertise and extremely good responsiveness. They provide efficient and practical solutions.’ (…) ‘Raphaël Crespelle leads a highly skilled and outstanding team with efficiency and great proficiency.’

– Insolvency : Tier 3 (3/4)

FTPA has a solid team of six lawyers who are involved in several landmark cases. The practice acts for debtors, judicial liquidators and creditors. It is involved in a major cross-border case and also acts on key matters from the press, retail, real estate and transport sectors. Litigation is also dealt with. The practice is co-headed by Serge-Antoine TchekhoffBruno Robin, who has rare expertise in acting as trustee (fiduciaire) in insolvency cases, and Edouard Fabre.

– Private Equity : venture / growth capital : Tier 3 (3/3)


– Dispute resolution : commercial litigation : Tier 4 (4/4)


– Employment : Tier 4 (4/4)


– Mergers and acquisitions : Tier 4 (4/5)


– Dispute resolution : international arbitration : Tier 5 (5/5)


– Tax : Tier 5 (5/5)


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