France: Mediation 2018

This year we highlight 15 individuals for their exceptional work as mediators in commercial proceedings across a range of different industries. 

Most Highly Regarded
1. Thierry Garby Resolvers, Paris
2. Claude Amar Mediation & Resolution, Paris

At RESOLVERS, Thierry Garby stands out as the most prominent mediation practitioner in the country. He is recognised by sources as “a leader in the field” and is respected for his expertise in commercial matters from franchising and IP through to shareholder disputes.

At MEDIATION & RESOLUTION Claude Amar is a pre-eminent mediator in the French market who boasts extensive experience handling disputes across a range of industries including insurance, banking and real estate.

Fabienne van der Vleugel at VDV AVOCATS is “an excellent mediator” who is widely respected internationally for her work on both ad hoc and institutional proceedings.

INDEPENDENT PRACTITIONER Adeline Guilhen is “very active” in international mediation, an area in which she boasts “a great reputation” as being “among the best”.

Louis Degos at K&L GATES is a disputes specialist who is well known in the market for his excellent work on both domestic and international mediation proceedings across a range of sectors, from construction to transport. He is highly sought after by clients who note they are “very impressed by him”.

BIRD & BIRD’s Marion Barbier enjoys “a fine reputation” for mediation among peers and clients alike who praise her particularly strong expertise in IT-related disputes.

Antoine Adeline at SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS is “very good and has been active in mediation for some time”, according to sources. He wins high praise for his deep knowledge of mediation, notably when it comes to cross-border matters.

Peter Wolrich at CURTIS MALLET-PREVOST COLT & MOSLE is highly respected for his first-class disputes practice which encompasses a range of international proceedings including both mediation and arbitration.

Ronald Austin at CLIFFORD CHANCE is “a very well-known mediator” recognised for his strong expertise across the sports and real estate sectors.

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