Established in 1921, Willkie’s Paris office is the cornerstone of the firm’s European presence. The Paris office is distinguished by its historical presence in the French market and its leading Corporate & Financial Services practice.
Our lawyers represent high-profile French and multinational companies, investment funds and financial institutions in the most sophisticated legal matters, business disputes and transactions.
Clients working with our team leverage a deep understanding of the French marketplace and the significant resources of our international firm. In both domestic and cross-border settings, we provide legal guidance the following core areas of practice.
Respected boutique offering specialised expertise in financial services regulatory matters. Particularly skilled in the structuring of real estate investment and private equity funds, additionally advising on clients’ relations with financial market authorities. Regularly assists foreign investors and asset management companies with their activities in France.
Clifford Chance is a powerhouse across the financial and corporate sphere with highly rated partners and a deep bench in almost all areas. One of the world’s pre-eminent law firms, the firm has a significant depth and range of resources across five continents.
Our Paris office was established in 1964 and remains one of the leading, strongest, full service practices on the French market, helping a large number of CAC 40 and SBF 120 companies to achieve their goals.
Our office comprises lawyers trained in civil and common law who offer a range of domestic and international legal advice to help our clients meet their objectives, across a range of sectors, services and jurisdictions.
We partner with our clients to gain an in-depth understanding of their environment and, together with the firm's integrated offices around the world, help them succeed in all their activities across the globe.
The Paris office also benefits from an internationally renowned Africa team that advises major international groups and local governments on their activities in Africa. The team focuses on legal and tax issues across the continent, whether in civil law, common law or mixed-legal system jurisdictions.