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Our clients are the best way to explain who we are:

Our clients include the main industrial, financial and service groups, French and foreign institutional investors. We work with major and innovative players in highly regulated sectors such as construction, banking and insurance, life sciences, renewable energies and technology – media – telecommunications.

Business Litigation & Contract Negotiation

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.

Our offer includes:

  • proven experience before all courts and independent authorities (commercial, civil, criminal and administrative)
  • assistance to industrial businesses, financial institutions and service companies in relation to litigation and pre-litigation
  • guidance within the context of strategic litigation relating to company and commercial law in cooperation with crisis management PR firms
  • assistance to large French and international groups with large-scale transactions
  • expertise in industrial risk management and the resolution of complex technical disputes in regulated activity sectors, product liability and environmental litigation
  • assistance with all stages of pre-litigation and litigation in criminal matters relating to business, finance and employment
  • experience in dealing with group disputes (shareholders/consumers)

Altana’s Business Litigation team has developed expertise and knowledge of their clients’ professions which enables them to develop litigation strategies. These include implementing emergency proce­edings and/or protective measures to resolve disputes as quickly as possible.

Our Business Litigation team is featured in Décideurs (Leaders League), Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Option Droit et Affaires, Who’s Who Legal.

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