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Corporate law in France

In Paris, we offer a full service for all types of transactions, supported where appropriate by teams in tax law, banking, competition, IP, IT, and employment.

We also propose an innovative approach to transparency and predictability of costs with a "Project Management" method and monitoring tools such as "Deal Master".

Our expertise in M&A and Private Equity, whether buying or selling, includes:

  • managing the legal audit (due diligences, international coordination and remedial actions before exits and after completion of acquisitions)
  • drafting and negotiating contractual documentation (together with the client the strategy for the sale, purchase or co-investment, binding and non-binding offer letters, acquisition agreements and, if applicable, guarantee agreements, Shareholder agreements, Financing documentation, assistance with the implementation of indemnity/compensation clauses - parties and/or insurers)
  • managing the closing procedure in its entirety

Focus on our corporate secretarial services

We have also implemented a team assigned to our clients’ legal secretary work. The types of projects that we typically assist with are:

  • formation of new entities, including companies and branch and representative offices
  • integration of newly acquired entities into a client’s pre-existing corporate structure e.g. financial year changes, name changes, board of director changes
  • assisting with the implementation of new tax structures such as share transfers and changes in shareholding
  • dissolution and liquidation of entities, including branch and representative offices and companies
  • cash repatriations such as dividend distributions and capital contributions
  • standalone health check projects

Contact us

Eric Knai, Partner