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ALTANA

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 4FranceEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-respected team providing litigation services to a broad roster of clients, from sectors spanning construction, insurance and pharmaceuticals. Advises domestic and international clients on contractual disputes and unfair competition and damages claims. Maintains specific expertise in liability claims.

Strengths

Clients highlight the team's "responsiveness and knowledge of the subject."

Work highlights

Advised Bouygues Telecom on a EUR612 million unfair competition case before the Paris Commercial Court.

Notable practitioners

Christophe Lapp is well regarded for his ability to handle construction disputes. He offers additional expertise in litigation cases in regulated sectors.

Valérie Lafarge-Sarkozy advises clients on disputes in the insurance, banking and real estate sectors. She assists with distribution and insolvency-linked cases.

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Overview

ADVANT Altana is a leading player in litigation and dispute resolution, with 10 partners and 32 associates, our team members are annually recognized among the best strategists of the Paris bar. We have extensive experience in major finance litigation, industrial risk management and complex technical conflicts in the regulated activity sectors, product liability and environmental litigation, as well as the insurance-banking, construction, renewable energies, entertainment, high-tech and life sciences sectors.

We primarily advise and represent leading industrial groups (pharmaceutical, biotech, construction, agri-food, automobile, energy, high-tech, media, etc.), insurance, financial institutions and service providers in strategic litigations concerning commercial, corporate and economic law, particularly in crisis situations.  In addition, our team has considerable experience managing class action proceedings (especially in the healthcare sector) and shareholder disputes.  We also assist and represent clients in cyber risk and emerging risk litigations.

The team is particularly active in strategy litigation and intervenes/manages the cross-border disputes of its clients through cooperation with an international network of specialized correspondents with whom it regularly collaborates. This collaboration proves especially vital in cybercrime matters as it enables us to rapidly implement transnational recovery procedures.



Litigation

ALTANA

firm
Location

45 rue de Tocqueville

Paris

Paris

France

75017

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France

Litigation


Christophe Lapp
Band 5
Valérie Lafarge-Sarkozy
Band 5