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Europe 2022
France Litigation
Band 5

1 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Jeantet

Jeantet is renowned as one of the main litigation firms on the French market in business law generally and in its areas of specialisation.

The Jeantet lawyers use both their legal expertise and their understanding of the economic issues involved to advise their clients facing complex high value-added litigation cases in national and European courts and to work with them to develop strategies for anticipating risk.

They are part of the “Cercle Contentieux” (litigation circle), an internal network which meets twice a month to share and discuss their experiences, best practices and topical issues of a legislative and jurisprudential nature.

The litigation aspect is systematically integrated into the advisory activity carried out in all of the firm’s areas of expertise :

  • Administrative and electoral litigation
  • Banking and finance litigation
  • Commercial litigation, distribution and restrictive practices
  • Competition litigation
  • Consumer litigation
  • Corporate litigation
  • Insolvency litigation
  • International financial litigation
  • Labour litigation
  • Real Estate litigation
  • Stock market litigation
  • Tax litigation

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Litigation - France
Band 5
What the team is known for

Jeantet assists with a broad range of corporate and financial litigation matters, including shareholder disputes, matters relating to commercial negotiations and contracts as well as contentious issues concerning insolvency proceedings. The team also advises on anti-competitive behaviour cases and represents clients before public regulatory authorities as well as French and European courts. The law firm is active across the transportation, energy and pharmaceutical sectors.


Clients laud Jeantet's team for its reactivity and availability.

Notable practitioners

Xavier Pernot assists corporate clients and private equity funds with contractual and financial disputes. Sources report him to be "pragmatic and efficient."

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