Here we recognise 41 individuals highlighted for their excellence in fraud and corruption investigations, AML regulation, white-collar criminal defence proceedings and compliance matters.
Most Highly Regarded
Stéphane Bonifassi of Bonifassi Avocats is a “very experienced” white-collar crime lawyer, hailed for his market-leading expertise in high-value corporate investigations.
Navacelle’s Stéphane de Navacelle is “very active in this space” and ranks as one of the foremost white-collar crime lawyers in the country.
The distinguished Denis Chemla of Allen & Overy is adept at handling white-collar crime and regulatory defence proceedings for large corporates.
Éric Dezeuze of Bredin Prat is widely regarded as “one of the best in France” for business criminal defence proceedings.
At Visconti & Grundler, Julien Visconti draws praise from market commentators for his experience in financial business crime and white-collar investigations.
Benjamin Grundler is a “great practitioner” held in high esteem for his tremendous understanding of financial criminal law and defence litigation.
At Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, Jean-Michel Darrois ranks highly among peers for his adept ability in complex and high-profile investigations.
Christophe Ingrain is praised as an “experienced lawyer” who is “very well known and active” in white-collar criminal defence proceedings.
Thierry Marembert of Kiejman & Marembert is credited with “extensive knowledge of the legal environment” and “the capacity to break down complex situations into clear ones”.
Astrid Mignon Colombet of Soulez Larivière & Associés is recognised for her “excellent” work and deep experience in complex criminal proceedings.
Daniel Soulez Larivière excels in anti-corruption matters and is lauded as a “specialist in criminal law”.
Sophie Scemla of Gide Loyrette Nouel is a “very active and very well-known figure in the market”, hailed for her excellence in compliance and corporate investigations.
Bruno Quentin is well thought of among peers thanks to his adept handling of white-collar crime litigation and internal corporate investigations.
Vincent Asselineau of Asselineau & Associés is a “prominent” practitioner, singled out as “one of the best” for business crime defence proceedings in France.
Market commentators would "highly recommend" Kiril Bougartchev at Bougartchev Moyne Associés due to his exceptional knowledge and experience of white-collar crime investigations.
White & Case’s Ludovic Malgrain is highly adept in white-collar cases, as seen in his stellar work on numerous high-profile and complex criminal proceedings.
Hervé Temime of Cabinet Temime is a “high-profile” name in the French market where he enjoys a “superb reputation” in criminal defence and related litigation.
François Esclatine of Veil Jourde is a top-tier criminal law specialist, with deep knowledge and experience in corporate crime litigation proceedings.
Jean-Yves Garaud of Cleary Gottlieb is distinguished as “very active” and “excellent” in white-collar criminal matters.
Emmanuel Marsigny of Marsigny Gosset Avocats is an “exceptional” lawyer, endorsed for his “brilliant” representation of clients in criminal defence proceedings.
Nathalie Roret of Farthouat Asselineau & Associés is “as close as you can get to a French hearing guru” according to market commentators.