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Best Lawyers Launches The Best Lawyers in France™ 2025 Edition Highlighting Legal Excellence

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (June 20, 2024) – Best Lawyers®, the esteemed guide for legal professionals worldwide, today announces the 2025 edition of The Best Lawyers in France™. These prestigious rankings recognize outstanding legal talent across the country, representing the top 5% of lawyers in France. The 15th edition of The Best Lawyers in France showcases over 3400 lawyers spanning 77 practice areas.

The fourth edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in France™ celebrates rising stars in the legal field, featuring 717 honorees from 8 metropolitan areas and 28 practice areas. A total of 188 firms boast honorees recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in France, marking a significant achievement for the future of legal practice nationally.

The “Lawyer of the Year” accolade has been awarded to 81 honorees, and 25 law firms have been recognized with the “Law Firm of the Year” award given to a single firm demonstrating excellence in a specific field.

“Being recognized as one of the best in France is not just a personal honor for lawyers, but a reflection of their firm’s commitment to excellence and the trust their clients place in them,” said Phillip Greer, CEO of Best Lawyers. “We are proud to showcase those contributing to economic growth and innovation in France.”

The Best Lawyers in France recognition continues to demonstrate its importance to those seeking talent nationally and regionally. Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Tax Law emerged as the top three practice areas with the most recognized honorees. These practices navigate complex transactions that shape the future of industries in France with precision and strategic foresight, ensuring successful outcomes for clients. Paris emerges as the metropolitan area with the highest number of honorees, reflecting the city’s robust legal market and the concentration of top-tier legal professionals.

Best Lawyers is committed to highlighting the exceptional work of legal professionals who have demonstrated excellence in their respective fields. The rigorous selection process ensures that only the most distinguished lawyers are featured, making this recognition a testament to their expertise, professionalism and dedication. 

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