Lucie is a dispute resolution and business ethics lawyer in matters, often involving crisis management.
Today, Lucie is often called on for her litigation skills in strategic and complex litigation.
She intervenes in pre-litigation and litigation in relation with the company’s life (shareholder disputes, directors' liability, termination of established commercial relationships, unfair competition), often international in nature.
She has developed a particular expertise in litigation relating to law enforcement (seizures) and evidence (pre-trial proceedings to collect evidence, international rogatory letters).
Lucie also represents French and foreign clients (companies and executives) at all stages of proceedings in matters of criminal law related to employment (harassment, discrimination), IT (cybercriminality), consumer law (misleading commercial practices...) or business law (misuse of corporate assets, fraud...).
In Business Ethics, she gives regular advice on risks caused by operational decisions (conflicts of interest, intermediaries) and assists clients in setting up or monitoring anti-bribery programs (whistleblowing system, code of conduct, training sessions). She has conducted major internal investigations for her clients, in addition to delivering practical recommendations.
Lucie is a member of the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) and the French Association for Consular Institutions (AFFIC).
Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world
"Trained in Mediation (CMAP), I attach great importance to the elaboration of the strategy together with the client, leading to all forms of dispute resolution (settlement, mediation, conciliation, judicial decision or arbitration)."
Represented a tech company before the French Courts in which we obtained the dismissal of the request to remove data on their platform, based on the freedom of speech principle (January, 2021).
Represented a French company in a US wide reaching discovery process before the French Courts. The French based business faced a demand for pre-trial disclosures of a huge number of confidential and often unrelated documents. Whilst approved by a US Court, the enforcement was challenged and the Court rejected the request as the request went too far and was contrary to French law (TJ Saint-Etienne, 6 oct. 2020).
Food tech platform
Represented a food tech platform, victim of a cyber-attack in a criminal proceedings. After investigations, the author was prosecuted and sentenced.
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