France: Asset Recovery 2019

This year’s research into the French asset recovery market sees eight individuals highlighted for their impressive work in the field.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Stéphane Bonifassi  Bonifassi Avocats, Paris 

 Global Elite Thought Leader Stéphane Bonifassi of Bonifassi Avocats is the foremost asset recovery lawyer in the country. He possesses deep expertise in defending clients against criminal claims as well as on award enforcements.

Gide Loyrette Nouel’s Michel Pitron is a well-recognised figure in the market who receives widespread plaudits from sources for his work on issues arising out of bribery and corruption.

Archipel’s Jacques-Alexandre Genet is an excellent practitioner who enjoys a stellar reputation in among peers for his wide-ranging knowledge of matters including international enforcement and asset tracing.
Emmanuel Kaspereit is a “brilliant lawyer” who is frequently engaged in handling foreign judgment enforcement, with a particular focus on actions against sovereign states.

Jacques Bouyssou at Alerion Avocats receives high praise from interviewees who applaud his profound ability on international disputes arising out of white-collar crime.

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is home to Kami Haeri, who is held in high regard for matters relating to government enforcement and investigations.

At Gutkès Avocats, Olivier Gutkès is a key player in the French market who is recognised for his in-depth knowledge of securities law and corporate financial crime.

Julien Visconti of Visconti & Grundler has a top-drawer reputation in the French market. He garners strong praise from peers for his work on issues arising out of stock market fraud and securities litigation.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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