Practice Areas


We advise and assist our clients, both corporates and individuals, in criminal law before French and international courts (European Court of Justice and European Court of Human Rights) in all areas of business and financial criminal law, criminal law and international criminal law. We represent our clients throughout the entire criminal process : in police custody, during investigation, before criminal courts and independent administrative authority (e.g., the Financial Markets Authority).

On request, we organise training courses on the prevention and management of criminal risk.

Criminal Law

Offences against Persons

Murder, torture and barbarism, rape and sexual offences, gun crime, violence…

Offences against Property

Theft, extortion, blackmail, fraud, breach of trust, concealment…

Drugs and Alcohol Offences

production, manufacture and sale, laundering, doping in sport, public drunkenness…

Offences against Family and Childhood

Bigany, family abandonment, provocation to sexual mutilation…

Press, Insult and Defamation

Public or private defamation, public or private insult, contestation of crimes against humanity…

Breach of Privacy

Presumption of innocence, happy slapping, revenge porn

Youth Offending

Defence and assistance before specialised criminal courts for minors, minors at risk, educational assistance measures…

Foreigners’ Criminal Law

Assistance with illegal entry and residence, fraudulent marriage, forced labour…

Infringements of Traffic Law

Driving under the influence of alcohol, hit and run, speeding…

Sentencing Law and Policy

Correcting, modifying or reducing of criminal sentence, exemption from registration of a conviction on criminal record…

Prison Law

Disciplinary commission, decisions taken by the prison administration, visiting permits…

 

 

Business and Financial Criminal law

Business criminal law & financial criminal law

Misuse of corporate assets, breach of trust, market abuse, money laundering, bribery and corruption, internal investigation, influence peddling, VAT fraud, false accounting, tax fraud, illegal exercise of a regulated profession…

Criminal Labour Law

Health and safety breeches, obstruction, harassment, unlawful lending of labour, manslaughter, homicide and endangering the lives of others, concealed work, absence of work permit…

Forgery and Counterfeiting of Currency

Forgery and use of forgeries, examination and contest fraud, counterfeiting of currency…

 

Public Criminal Law

Active and passive corruption, influence peddling, illegal taking of interest, favouritism, misappropriation…

Consumer Criminal Law, Competition and Cartel and Food Safety 

Misleading commercial practice, corrupted or toxic product, food hygiene and safety, irregular promotional advertising…

Cybercrime and Data Theft

Fraudulent access to a computer system, unlawful collection and processing of data…

Reputation and Crisis Management

Implementing the right measures early in case of potential future issues, managing the media in case of official charges and litigating to recover damages and ensure corrections are published and the record put straight in case of inaccurate or private information is published

 

International Criminal Law

Extradition and European Arrest Warrant

Contestation of the extradition procedure or the European arrest warrant, assistance before French courts…

International Crimes and Offences

Piracy, human trafficking, drug trafficking, genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes…

Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Interventions before domestic administrative or judicial courts, interventions before the Court of Justice of the European Union, interventions before the European Court of Human Rights…