With a focus on internationalisation and a determination to forge bonds with clients, European firms are finding their City bases increasingly important
Those chic Parisian boutiques keep making bread, but international firms are finding the French market has passed its best
The glass ceiling is still in place in the French legal profession as, although there are far more young women than men involved, they are not making partner
With senior lawyers quitting the muscle outfits in France to do their own thing, the trend towards boutique firms is gathering pace, says James Swift
The clarity of Anglo-Saxon M&A contracts has given them prominence in French transactional law, and helped France compete on the global stage. By William Curtin
Hogan Lovells is hiring a white-collar crime partner to boost its Paris litigation capabilities.
Pinsent Masons is expanding its French presence with the acquisition of six-lawyer boutique Ichay & Mullenex Avocats.
Gide Loyrette Nouel is adding a team of nine lawyers from German firm Beiten Burkhardt in Ukraine, as the latter closes down its presence in the country.
Recent news from the French RCR market download subscription
This short article surveys some key news from Pierre Tallot who heads up the Taylor Wessing RCR practice in France.
Mosley against Google: game, set but not match yet download subscription
On 6 November, a Paris court ordered Google to filter out hyperlinks to images of former F1 boss Max Mosley in an allegedly Nazi-themed sadomasochistic orgy.
What next for Iran and sanctions? download subscription
Talks took place in Geneva between Iran and high level delegates from the US, the UK, France, Germany, Russia and China, facilitated by the European Union.
Interim deal on Iran sanctions policy involves limited changes download subscription
Despite confusing media reports, the interim nuclear deal reached by Iran and the P5+1 would change very little in US and multilateral sanctions policy.
Iran sanctions — November 2013 agreement subscription
Over recent weeks, the P5 1 have been engaged in discussions with Iran with the aim of reaching an agreement over Iran’s nuclear programme.
Jurisdiction in online copyright infringement download subscription
Mr Pinckney lived in France and wrote songs protected by copyright in France.
Subject access rights and their use in France download subscription
The access right is the right for an individual to ask whether an organisation holds and/or processes personal data relating to the individual and enables the individual to obtain a copy.
France: introduction of class actions expected in early 2014 download subscription
On 2 May 2013, a ‘Consumer’ Bill was submitted to the French Council of Ministers aimed at improving the information provided to consumers.