The firm’s litigation practice is nourished by the expertise accumulated thanks to its legal advisory practice. We intervene before courts in all areas covered by our practice such as corporate law, communication and media law, digital platform law, commercial law.
Considering that a lawsuit is not an end in itself, the firm develops a pragmatic approach to litigation which aims to resolve in an expeditious and cost-efficient manner the difficulties faced by its clients.
Avrillon Huet adopts a comprehensive approach when assisting its clients in their operation and thus always considers the litigation risk at stake whether it is simply potential (in the context of a negotiation, conciliation, or mediation) or real (in the context of assistance and representation before French and international courts in civil, commercial, or criminal matters).
The firm mainly intervenes in the following areas:
- Commercial litigation
- Shareholders dispute resolution
- Communication and media litigation (defamation, slander, etc.)
- Judicial inquiry and discoveryCivil liability of professionals
- White-collar crime
The firm regularly assists companies in the context of commercial conflicts between partners or competitors: abusive termination of negotiations, abusive termination of commercial relationships, unfair competition, free riding. In this respect, the firm has significant experience in the discovery process conducted under Article 145 of the French Code of Civil Procedure.
The firm is also involved in litigations related to the performance and termination of contracts (supply contracts, IT contracts, commercial agent contracts, franchise agreements, etc.).
Avrillon Huet frequently assists its clients in disputes related to the civil liability of professionals such as banks, insurance companies, chartered accountants, lawyers, and notaries.