Firm Profile

Cabinet D'Avocats Vigo
9 rue Boissy d'Anglas
Paris 75008
France
33 1 55 27 93 93

Firm Details

VIGO, a leading law firm specialized in liability law, gathers a team of established lawyers, who continually build upon their success and experience. Founded in August 2009 by Emmanuel Daoud, Christine Carpentier and Julie Ferrari, the firm now comprises more than 20 experienced lawyers, including three of our former senior associates, Julien Cheval and Emmanuel Mercinier, who became partners in January 2011, and César GHRENASSIA who became partner in January 2016. VIGO Cabinet d’avocats is widely regarded as one of the best criminal law firms in Paris, with wide-ranging experience in white collar crime and compliance, as well as traditional and international criminal defence. The team is composed of 15 associates. The firm has also distinguished itself by handling a number of major pro bono work.

Specializations’ areas: ·     

  White-collar and corporate crime ·       General criminal law ·       Criminal liability aspects of consumer law ·       Criminal liability aspects of labour law ·       Criminal liability aspects of health and safety law ·       Criminal liability aspects of tax law ·       Cybercrime and data protection ·       Criminal liability aspects of environmental and urban development law ·       International criminal law and Human Rights ·       Media law and new information and communications technologies ·       Compliance and internal investigation : compliance program, compliance with the Sapin II law, risk mapping, whistleblowing mechanisms, assessment of third parties, top management training for integrated and non integrated groups (including Altis, Galec (movement Leclerc), Monsieur Bricolage, Club Med, Essilor…etc.) 

Specific industry sectors : ·      

Distribution ·       Retail ·       Food industry ·       Banking and insurance ·       Industry ·       Energy ·       Online games ·       Luxury ·       Health ·       Sports ·       Telecommunications and media ·       Airline transportation   The firm also specializes in sports related litigation, advising such clients as the World Anti-Doping Agency, the French Athletics Federation and sports agents. Its main areas of recent growth are cybercrime, integrated compliance work, including CSR. ·       Compliances and internal investigations;

o   Recent Distinctions:

o   Emmanuel DAOUD and César GHRENASSIA are ranked among the best lawyers in criminal law by Best Lawyers 2020, o   VIGO is ranked four stars in business criminal law and AMF sanctions by Option Finance/Option Droit & Affaires 2019, o   VIGO is named "best 2019 law firms" in the ranking of the newspaper Le point - Statista category general criminal law, business criminal law, compliance, commercial business and competition law, personal injury law, o   VIGO obtains the "bronze trophy" in business criminal law, in the ranking of law firms organized by Le Monde du Droit 2019, o   Law Trophy 2019 : VIGO is awarded the silver trophy in the Compliance category (leadersLeague, trophées du droit 2019), o   Distinguished as Leading in Litigation & Arbitration – White Collar Crime, LeadersLeague 2019, Ranked Tier 1 in Dispute resolution: white-collar crime, Legal500 EMEA 2019, o   Awarded “Silver” in Sports law, Palmarès des avocats – Le Monde du droit

Demographics

Partners

Women: 2

Multi-Racial: 2

Men: 4

Caucasian: 4

Associates

Women: 12

Multi-Racial: 4

GLBT: 1

Men: 3

Management / Department Heads

Women: 2

Men: 2

Caucasian: 4

Non-Legal Employees

Women: 9

Multi-Racial: 4

Awards

  • Ranked Band 2 in Dispute resolution : White Collar Crime – France, Chambers and Partners 2019;
  • Ranked Tier 1 in Dispute resolution: white-collar crime, Legal500 EMEA 2019,
  • Law Trophy 2019 : VIGO is awarded the silver trophy in the Compliance category (leadersLeague, trophées du droit 2019),
  • Distinguished as Leading in Litigation & Arbitration – White Collar Crime, LeadersLeague 2019,
  • VIGO is named "best 2019 law firms" in the ranking of the newspaper Le point - Statista category general criminal law, business criminal law, compliance, commercial business and competition law, personal injury law,
  • VIGO obtains the "bronze trophy" in business criminal law, in the ranking of law firms organized by Le Monde du Droit 2019,
  • VIGO is ranked four stars in business criminal law and AMF sanctions by Option Finance/Option Droit & Affaires 2019,
  • Awarded “Gold” in White Collar Crime, Palmarès des avocats – Le Monde du droit 2018
  • Distinguished as Leading in Litigation & Arbitration – White Collar Crime, LeadersLeague 2018
  • Ranked Tier 1 in Dispute resolution: white-collar crime, Legal500 EMEA 2018
  • Awarded “Silver” in the category “Boutique firm over 5 yo”, Palmarès des avocats – Le Monde du droit 2018
  • Awarded “Silver” in Sports law, Palmarès des avocats – Le Monde du droit
  • VIGO was named « Business Crime Defense – Law Firm of the Year 2018 » by Lawyer Monthly
  • given Four Stars by Option Finance/Option Droit et Affaires for its work in White-Collar Crime and Financial Regulation in 2018.

Clients

  • confidential

Contacts

Elise DELATTRE
Secretary General
+33155279393

Firm Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Energy Law
  • Litigation