Litigation and Arbitration
Lawyers in the firm’s Litigation and Arbitration department specialize in resolving all manner of legal disputes that companies necessarily face in the course of doing business, be they French or foreign, listed or unlisted, at all stages of the pre-litigation or litigation process.
To tailor our response to each unique situation, lawyers in Bersay’s Litigation and Arbitration team are well-versed in all legal dispute resolution mechanisms available in domestic and international proceedings, before French or European courts, or in the context of arbitration proceedings.
The department also has extensive experience in mediation and direct negotiation, in the belief that amicable resolution remains an alternative not only during the pre-litigation phase, but at any stage in the dispute. The lawyers in this department have also developed top-notch expertise and have built up a network of highly effective mediators and conciliators.
The department also has strong expertise in corporate criminal law and white-collar crime.
Areas of expertise
Assistance before the French and supranational European courts; mastery of procedural technique; precise assessment of strengths and weaknesses of each case in view of defining the best strategy; periodic reassessment of the initial objectives and stakes to adapt them to the changing circumstances of the dispute, in close consultation with the client.
Drafting of arbitration clauses; monitoring of proceedings, including preparation of witnesses for hearings; enforcement of arbitral awards rendered in France or abroad.
Negotiation; mediation; conciliation.
Financial and economic crime (insider trading, misuse of corporate assets, money laundering, etc.); criminal employment law (discrimination, harassment, psychosocial risks, health and safety, civil liberties, etc.).