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Our Paris office, opened in January 2019, is an important hub for international insurance work and strengthens the international presence and support we offer our clients, focused on both global and domestic Insurance and Industrial Risks sectors. We provide strategic representation and guidance to insurance and reinsurance companies as well as multinational and domestic corporations.

The team is led by partners Vladimir Rostan d’Ancezune and Christophe Wucher-North, both of whom have experience of this specialist market and of international work in the UK, Spain, Germany, LatAm, Australia, the USA and Singapore. Our lawyers have advised on a wide range of high-profile and politically sensitive cases in France and internationally.

We can advise you on:

  • International Litigation and Arbitration
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Industrial Risks and Product Liability
  • Medical Malpractice and Pharmaceutical Liability
  • Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance
  • Criminal Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Tourism and Travel Law
  • Transport

Our insurance experts can advise and support you on drafting and analysing policies as well as insurance management in the context of prudential regulations, audits and relations with regulatory authorities. We are in a unique position to assist reinsurers, retrocessionnaires, captive insurance companies and European players entering the French market with advice across Product Liability, Professional Liability, Directors’ and Officers’ personal liability, Construction, Credit insurance and Political Risk insurance.

What we are known for:

  • Acting for leading global insurers and reinsurers
  • Providing cross-class capability with specialist insurance, corporate, commercial, regulatory and advisory teams
  • Combining international expertise and local knowledge to provide a seamless international service


For general queries or speculative recruitment applications please email

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Our Lawyers - Louis-Axel Batiste

Louis-Axel Batiste

Lawyer Paris

Français Louis-Axel est spécialisé en contentieux du droit des…

Our Lawyers - Glenn Bettelheim

Glenn Bettelheim

Legal Director Paris

Glenn is a Product Liability Senior Associate in our Paris office…

Our Lawyers - Monique Bourjal

Monique Bourjal

Lawyer Paris

Français Monique a une double formation franco-allemande…

Our Lawyers - Vladimir Rostan d’ Ancezune

Vladimir Rostan d’ Ancezune

Partner, Head of Product Liability Paris

Vladimir specializes in policy coverage and litigation particularly…

Our Lawyers - Elliott Gressard

Elliott Gressard

Lawyer Paris

Elliott specialises in property and liability insurance, as well as…

Our Lawyers - Alain Michel

Alain Michel

Senior Associate Paris

Alain specialises in insurance and reinsurance litigation, and has…

Our Lawyers - Julien Scapel

Julien Scapel

Lawyer Paris

Français Julien est spécialisé en droit des assurances et en droit de…

Our Lawyers - Carla Wencker

Carla Wencker

Lawyer Paris

Français Carla est spécialisée en contentieux du droit de la…

Our Lawyers - Christophe Wucher-North

Christophe Wucher-North

Partner Paris

Christophe Wucher-North participates in the firm’s activities in French,…