That two of De Pardieu Brocas Maffei’s co-heads of the antitrust practice are nominated to Who’s Who Legal: Competition is a mark of its quality. Laure Givry and Philippe Guibert both garner praise from peers and co-head Christine Le Bihan-Graf is also well respected. De Pardieu successfully represented BeIn Sports France in a €293 million lawsuit initiated by Canal+ before the commercial court regarding alleged unfair practices used by BeIn Sports France. The court dismissed Canal+’s claims. The firm also assisted Solairedirect in initiating an abuse case against EDF at the French Competition Authority, which fined the energy company €13.5 million.
Established in 1993, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei ranks among the top business law firms in France. The firm has approximately 110 lawyers, including 31 partners, and its practice covers banking, finance & capital markets, mergers & acquisitions/private equity, restructuring & insolvency, real estate & real estate finance, competition law, tax law, public law, employment law and litigation.
De Pardieu Brocas Maffei is widely recognized for its strong international practice, founded on the skills of its teams and their experience in cross-border transactions. The firm advises large French and foreign groups.
De Pardieu Brocas Maffei A.A.R.P.I.
57 avenue d’Iéna - CS 11610
75773 Paris Paris Cedex 16 – France
Tel: +33 (0)1 53 57 71 71
Fax: +33 (0)1 53 57 71 70