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AREAS OF INTERVENTION

The functions of avocats aux Conseils enable the firm to intervene in wide ranging areas of litigation and advice.

COURT REPRESENTATION

  • Council of State (Conseil d’Etat): final appeal – appeal – pleas in first and last instance against an administrative act – interim procedures – transmission of a QPC.
  • Court of Cassation (Cour de cassation): final appeal for civil, commercial, employment and criminal matters against a judgement from an appeal court or a judgement given in first and last instance – transmission of a QPC.
  • Jurisdictional court of conflicts
  • Constitutional court: elections – QPC
  • Administrative courts for ordinary and specialised law: administrative courts – administrative appeal courts – courts for professional associations
  • Independent administrative authorities
  • International courts: Court of Justice of the European Union – Court of first instance

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

LITIGATION STRATEGY

  • Opportunity and choice of legal action or a right of appeal; advice on the merits of an appeal to the supreme courts
  • Assistance in drawing up a legal argument
  • Assistance in settlement discussions – drafting a memorandum of agreement

NON-LITIGATION ADVICE

  • Legal audit – drafting memos
  • Drafting and analysing contracts
  • Analysing legal or regulatory drafts and bills
  • Aid with decision-making, notably in administrative matters.