Soulier Avocats

With offices in three locations, Soulier Avocats has been acting for more than 50 years as a legal one-stop-shop offering key players in the economic, industrial and financial world comprehensive legal services.

We advise and defend listed and unlisted companies and groups of all sizes operating in a wide range of sectors, including, but not limited to, chemicals and agrochemicals, manufacturing industries, automotive, energy, construction, consumer electronics, life sciences, finance, IT and new technologies, as well as private investors, governmental agencies, pension funds and financial institutions.

We have considerable experience in providing guidance to, and serving the transnational needs of, multinationals and global corporations with respect to their operations and business dealings in France.

We have maintained the spirit of a full-service law firm capable of dealing at any time with any legal issues, both as advisors and litigators. Our in-depth knowledge of our clients’ industries combined with our cross-functional legal approach enables us to conceive, offer and implement tailored, efficient and pragmatic solutions, including in complex files, cases or transactions that require the input of specialists who, however, understand the global picture.

Our team is qualified to assist clients in a wide range of practice areas, including but not limited to M&As, private equity, corporate, competition & antitrust, commercial, banking & finance, litigation, tax, labor & employment, intellectual property, privacy and data protection, international arbitration, EU legislation, compliance, real estate, environment and regulatory.

Client-driven and industry-focused, our lawyers are fully aware of the specific constraints, issues and requirements associated with doing business on a global scale, and assist foreign-based general counsels and in-house counsels in managing cross-border and multijurisdictional files in an effective and timely manner.

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Legal Update
Among the 25 Ordinances adopted by the French Government on March 25, 2020, two have a significant impact on (i) applicable time-limits and the conduct of civil proceedings, and (ii) the organization/operation of courts ruling in non-criminal matters.
Legal Update

Paid vacation, working hours and rest days, payments under mandatory and optional profit-sharing schemes, supplemental allowance paid by employers in the event of medical leave, etc. Overview of the latest labor and employment measures.

Legal Update
Short-time work, paid vacation and so-called RTT days, working time, etc.: An emergency Law to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic empowers the Government to amend many labor and employment rules by way of Ordinances.

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

France

Lyon
Paris

Firm Offices in Other Jurisdictions

Europe

Belgium, Brussels

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