The Firm

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The Firm

Paulhan & Associés provides tailor made solutions to each of its clients, from the entrepreneur to the international group, whether in France or abroad.

 

The Firm

Paulhan & Associés provides tailor made solutions to each of its clients, from the entrepreneur to the international group, whether in France or abroad.

A national actor,

An international expertise.

For the last 30 years, Paulhan & Associés has been able to help its clients all around France, thanks to its offices in Paris and Lyon.

Paulhan & Associés  also created strong partnerships with various international and European networks of law firms all around the world, therefore  guaranteeing to its clients a privileged relationship . In particular, Paulhan & Associés is a menber of the "European Law Group"(ELG) gathering 14 countries and the global network "International Lawyers Group"(ILG) bringing together more than 30 countries.

Our expertise covers the following industries :

  • Innovation, media technologies and e-commerce
  • Hospitality and real estate
  • Investment Funds, Venture Capital and Financial Services
  • Industry and infrastructure
  • Health and bio-technologies
  • Agribusiness and Vini-viticulture

Areas of expertise

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS / PRIVATE EQUITY / RESTRUCTURATIONS
  • Transfer of shares and businesses
  • Fundraising, LBOs, shareholders agreements, management packages (stock options, BSPCE, free shares ...)
  • Restructuring (mergers, contributions, spin-off ...)
  • Asset and Liability Guarantees Agreements
  • Disputes between shareholders/transfer of shares issues
INSOLVENCY PROCEDURES
  • Ad hoc, administration and liquidation procedures
  • Assistance in the purchase of insolvent companies
TAX LAW
  • Tax and wealth engineering (managers and family office)
  • Domestic and international corporate tax
  • Tax litigation
LABOR LAW
  • Negotiation and drafting of employment contracts, profit-sharing agreements, PEE, collective agreements
  • Layoffs and breakages
  • Employees representation
  • Restructuring and collective proceedings
  • Secondment of employees, expatriates, impatriates
  • Labour Court litigation
CONTRACTS LAW, DISTRIBUTION & COMPETITION
  • General sales / terms and conditions / terms of services / terms of use
  • Negotiation and drafting of contracts, distribution agreements, commercial agencies, franchises ...
  • Assistance towards the competition authorities
  • Pre-litigation, litigation and arbitration.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
  • Trademarks, patents, know-how, copyrights, software,
  • Litigation of counterfeiting, unfair competition, parasitism
  • GDPR
HOTEL INDUSTRY / HOSPITALITY / REAL ESTATE
  • Advice on real estate transactions ("off plan", leasing...)
  • Hotel leases : negociation and litigation
  • Commercial leases
  • Property development, tourist residence and hotel transactions

Areas of expertise

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS / PRIVATE EQUITY / RESTRUCTURATIONS
  • Transfer of shares and businesses
  • Fundraising, LBOs, shareholder agreements, management packages (stock options, BSPCE, free shares ...)
  • Restructuring (mergers, contributions, splits ...)
  • Asset and Liability Guarantee Agreements
  • Disputes between shareholders/transfer of shares issues
INSOLVENCY PROCEDURES
  • Ad hoc , administration and liquidation procedures
  • Assistance in the purchase of insolvent companies
TAXATION
  • Tax and wealth engineering (leaders and family office)
  • Taxation of the domestic and international business
  • Tax litigation
LABOR LAW
  • Negotiation and drafting of employment contracts, profit-sharing agreements, PEE, collective agreements
  • Layoffs and breakages IRP
  • Restructuring and collective proceedings
  • Detachment of employees, expatriates, impatriates
  • Labour Court litigation
LAW OF CONTRACTS, DISTRIBUTION & COMPETITION
  • CGV / CGA / CGU / CPV
  • Negotiation and drafting of contracts, distribution agreements, commercial agencies, franchises ...
  • Assistance to the competition authorities
  • Pre-litigation, litigation and arbitration.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
  • Trademarks, patents, know-how, copyrights, software,
  • Litigation of counterfeiting, unfair competition, parasitism
  • RGPD
HOTELLERIE / HOSPITALITY / REAL ESTATE
  • Advice on off-plan / CBI
  • Hotel leases / hotel method
  • Commercial leases
  • Property development, tourist residence and hotel operations