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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

Associate Paris

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

Our Lawyers - Glenn Bettelheim

Glenn Bettelheim

Associate Paris

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

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 - Géraud Dupre de Puget

Géraud Dupre de Puget

Associate Paris

Français  : Géraud est spécialisé en droit des assurances, risques…

Our Lawyers - Elliott Gressard

Elliott Gressard

Avocat Paris

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

Our Lawyers - Alain Michel

Alain Michel

Associate Paris

Alain specialises in insurance and reinsurance litigation, and has…

Our Lawyers - Agathe Robles

Agathe Robles

Lawyer Paris

Français  : Agathe est spécialisée en droit des assurances, risques…

Our Lawyers - Karl Christoph Schuh

Karl Christoph Schuh

Associate Paris

Christoph specialises in product liability, professional indemnity and…

Our Lawyers - Christophe Wucher-North

Christophe Wucher-North

Partner Paris

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