Commercial litigation – Contracts

Having practised in the courts for many years, the litigation team has developed a very broad knowledge of the procedure in both the pre-litigation and litigation phases. This expertise enables the team to assist its clients in drafting their contracts so as to anticipate the efficiency of their provisions.

Contract law

  • Commercial contracts
  • International contracts
  • Transport contracts
  • Distribution and licensing contracts
  • Commercial agents
  • Franchising
  • General terms and conditions of sale

Commercial litigation

  • Liability for wrongful performance of the contract
  • Unfair competition
  • Nullities and abusive clauses
  • Breach of contract

Post-acquisition disputes

  • Shareholder disputes
  • Warranties of liability
  • Dismissal of directors
  • Liability of officers

Examples of cases handled

Legal counsel for a leading global power generation company in several intermediation or investigation disputes with international lessors

Legal counsel for a European leader in recycling (advice on acquisitions, social management, industrial sites, competition law, pollution litigation, commercial, tax and customs litigation, etc.)

Legal counsel for a world leading maritime transport company with respect to all of its contractual relations

Legal counsel for several world-wide leaders in the food industry (claims for defective products, supplier disputes, international standards)

Legal counsel in numerous post-acquisition disputes: civil or criminal issues, dismissal of directors, directors' liability

Legal counsel for several distributors

Legal counsel for a major international household appliance manufacturer in all its contractual relationships (suppliers, distributors, partners, etc.)