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Allen & Overy LLP

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 2FranceEurope 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Allen & Overy's well-reputed practice has an extensive international network and notable cross-border strength. The law firm is especially recognised for its activity in the financial institution space and maintains a solid presence in the IP sector. The team is also well placed to assist with class action cases, offering further expertise in administrative, commercial and civil proceedings.

Strengths

One client states: "The Allen & Overy team shows a highly proactive approach, with clear communication of deadlines, next steps and risks."

Sources also highlight the team's "analytical and transnational capabilities" as clear strengths.

Work highlights

Acted for Huawei on proceedings against Comium Group pertaining to mobile communications projects in West African countries.

Notable practitioners

The "excellent" Denis Chemla is particularly recognised for acting on matters emanating from the banking and finance sectors. He also advises on shareholder conflicts and regulatory disputes.

Erwan Poisson maintains a robust and wide-ranging litigation practice, with expertise in the financial and TMT sectors. One impressed client states: "Erwan Poisson is a highly experienced and knowledgeable litigation partner, highly motivated with a great ability to strike the balance between details and big lines."

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Litigation


Denis Chemla
Band 3
Erwan Poisson
Band 5