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DELSOL Avocats is proud to be ranked in 8 categories by the Legal 500 Paris 2020 :

  • The Régions - Tier 1 - « Founded in Lyon, Delsol Avocats is nationally renowned. The firm brings together a total of approximately 120 lawyers divided between its Lyon and Paris offices. The Paris office has experienced strong growth in recent years and is now home to most of the firm’s staff. The firm offers a full range of business law skills covering corporate law, taxation, employment law and litigation. Numerous SMEs, investment funds, entrepreneurs and several large companies call on the firm’s expertise. The firm has one of the most advanced expertise in the field of foundations and non-profit organizations thanks to Xavier Delsol, who is also the managing partner of the structure. »
  • Construction - Tier 2 -«  Delsol Avocats’ team of eight lawyers advises major project owners, including several palaces and major luxury brands. The firm assists its clients in both advisory and litigation matters, from the construction phase to the final operating phase. The firm also assists developers and deals with commercial leases. The practice is co-directed by Nathalie Peyron and Benoit Boussier. Virginie Delannoy (of counsel) also participates in the practice. »
  • Venture and development capital - Tier 3 - « Delsol Avocats has a large staff of more than twenty lawyers, based in the Paris and Lyon offices. The firm deals with venture capital and development capital transactions, as well as LBO deals. The firm assists start-ups, growth companies and investors. The practice is co-led by Henri-Louis Delsol, Philippe Dumez, Pierre Gougé, Emmanuel Kaeppelin, Philippe Malikian and Amaury Nardone. »
  • Personal data protection - Tier 3 - « At Delsol Avocats, Jeanne Bossi Malafosse heads the firm’s personal data protection practice. She has extensive experience in the field of data protection and the health sector ; she was a member of the CNIL (French data protection authority) for 18 years and served as secretary general of the Agence Nationale des Systèmes d’Information Partagés de Santé (formerly ASIP Santé) for five years. Her client portfolio reflects this positioning and includes many healthcare professional associations, as well as major pharmaceutical groups. The firm assists its clients with the implementation of compliance programmes, as well as with the analysis and definition of their personal data policies. »
  • Health and Life Sciences - Tier 3 - « At Delsol Avocats, Jeanne Bossi Malafosse is highly skilled in assisting pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, as well as professional associations, in the management of their personal data and e-health issues. She also acts as data protection officer (DPO) for several clients. Thomas Roche is also recommended, as he has particularly specialised regulatory expertise, which is used by major players in the sector, as well as medium-sized laboratories. He regularly advises his clients during clinical trials. »
  • Employment law - Tier 4 - « Delsol Avocats has a staff of about twenty lawyers, divided between the firm’s Paris and Lyon offices. The firm advises SMEs, investment funds, as well as several large French groups, non-profit organizations and major hotel groups. The team deals with a wide variety of issues and develops its expertise in social protection and provident schemes. The practice is co-directed by Delphine Bretagnolle, Philippe Pacotte, Camille Rousset and Elsa Lederlin. »
  • Tax law - Tier 5 - « Divided between the Paris and Lyon offices, Delsol Avocats’ team of a dozen lawyers handles a wide variety of cases. It advises companies and private equity funds on transactional tax issues. The team has thus structured several minority investment transactions on behalf of Capitem Partenaires, as well as Olympique Lyonnais in connection with the acquisition of a stake in the ASVEL basketball team. The firm also has strong expertise in the field of wealth tax. Mathieu Le Tacon and Frédéric Subra co-lead the practice alongside Julien Monsenego, who has particular tax expertise in relation to the patent, intellectual property and R&D sectors. »
  • Mergers and Acquisitions - Tier 5 - « Delsol Avocats has solid resources with a staff of almost 25 lawyers. The firm assists numerous SMEs and major companies in Lyon, as well as several major French accounts, including Agora, Assystem, CDC, Crouzet, Domaine Henri REBOURSEAU and EDF. The firm deals with M&A and private equity transactions. Henri-Louis Delsol, Philippe Dumez, Pierre Gougé, Emmanuel Kaeppelin, Philippe Malikian and Amaury Nardone co-lead the practice. »

In addition to these collective rankings, Jeanne BOSSI MALAFOSSE has been designated « Leading individual » in the Health and Life Sciences category.