Cabinet D'Avocats Vigo
4 The Best Lawyers in France™ awards
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 19 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:
- Emmanuel DAOUD, César GHRENASSIA and Julie FERRARI are ranked among the best lawyers in criminal law by Best Lawyers 2022 - VIGO is awarded the “Silver trophy” in the Compliance category (LeadersLeague, Trophées du droit 2021), and the “Silver trophy” in Business Criminal Law (LeadersLeague, Trophées du droit 2021) - Ranked Tier 3 in Dispute resolution: White-collar crime and Compliance, Legal500 EMEA 2021 - Emmanuel DAOUD Ranked recommended band 2 in Dispute resolution: White-collar crime, Chambers and Partners 2021 - VIGO is ranked four stars in business criminal law and AMF sanctions by Option Finance/Option Droit & Affaires 2021 - VIGO is named "best 2020 law firms" in the ranking of the newspaper Le Point - Statista category general criminal law, business criminal law and compliance - The newspaper Le Point recommend VIGO as “editors’ favorite in ethics” in 2021 - VIGO obtains the "Gold trophy" in business criminal law the "Silver trophy" in compliance and sports law for firm less than 30 lawyers, in the ranking of law firms organized by Le Monde du Droit Palmarès des Avocats 2021 - Distinguished as Leading in Litigation & Arbitration – White Collar Crime, LeadersLeague 2021 - Distinguished as Leading in compliance & fraud, LeadersLeague 2021
- Criminal Defense
- Energy Law
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