Our professionals represent and advise clients before all jurisdictions in France, Europe, Asia, Africa, as well as in the United States and Australia. Our reputation is in particular fostered by our strategic approach and ability to devise innovative solutions, including solutions that allow our clients to fare through situations of crisis and succeed in maintaining longstanding business relationships with parties they may have been in conflict with.


We are involved in all areas of commercial litigation in France and abroad, including:


  • Contractual liability
  • Criminal liability
  • Corporate Law and Finance
  • Banking and Insurance Law
  • Competition and Distribution Law
  • Construction Law
  • Enforcing and Executing Foreign Judgements and Awards
  • Intellectual and Industrial Property Law


Our lawyers have extensive litigation experience before all civil, commercial, criminal and administrative courts.

Sector-specific litigation

Lazareff Le Bars has developed a litigation practice with specific expertise in the following industry sectors:


  • Telecommunications, information technology and electronics,
  • Pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical and scientific equipment, industrial chemistry, hospital waste, agri-food and cosmetics,
  • Construction, engineering and infrastructure,
  • Energy and natural resources,
  • Transportation and automotive services,
  • Insurance, banking and finance,
  • Retail and consumer products


Our firm also has a recognized intellectual property litigation practice, and we are particularly involved in matters related to patents, mechanical engineering, electronics, information technology, biotechnologies, pharmaceuticals and parapharmaceuticals, medical equipment and procedures, food products, chemicals and cosmetics.

Case studies

Defense of the enforcement of an ICSID award contested by the accused party in France


Termination of business relationships and unfair and parasitic competition in Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe Point-a-Pitre Belgium

Monitoring negotiations in connection with the enforcement of a contract in France