Two partners handle corporate litigation for the firm : Pierre-Olivier Chartier et Judith Vuillez. They are assisted by several associates : Adriana Biscan, Samuel Perraux, Olivier Regerat, Célestine Rigault, Guillaume Soubiran et Enzo Venditti.
Judith Vuillez and Pierre-Oliver Chartier are known for their technical expertise, their ability to provide bespoke services, their strong commitment in strategic and complex matters, their ability to understand operational issues and their responsiveness.
The firm regularly represents its clients in all types of corporate law-related disputes: failure to perform or termination of contracts, commercial practices, distribution, unfair competition, conflicts between shareholders, liabilities guarantee, defence against consumer associations (unfair terms, misleading commercial practices, etc.).
Judith Vuillez and Pierre-Olivier Chartier have also developed specialist expertise in trademark, advertising and product regulation law (especially in the tobacco and alcohol industries), telecoms, media, new technologies and energy law, representing top-tier clients in high stakes disputes.
In contact with international correspondents on an ongoing basis, they are also accustomed to handling complex international litigation during cross-border legal proceedings or arbitration. Finally, given that the firm has a partly international clientele, our litigators speak fluent English.
We are ranked « TIER 3 » in commercial litigation and corporate law.
Pierre-Olivier Chartier is named as one of the great lawyers in the market.
« The CBR & Associés team is recommended for handling high-stakes commercial and consumer law disputes. The customer base includes many leading operators, particularly in the energy, media, retail and tobacco industries. The firm has recently distinguished itself by its involvement in highly sensitive contractual disputes related to the Covid-19 crisis, involving large amounts of money and opposing leading companies, particularly in the energy and media sectors. The team is also in charge of several highly strategic litigation projects in the telecoms and media sectors for its flagship client SFR. Finally, the firm is involved in a place compensation claim, following a conviction in competition law. Practice co-leaders Pierre-Olivier Chartier and Judith Vuillez are highly recommended. »
We are ranked in the “strong notoriety” section in commercial litigation and Internet law, in the “excellent” section in audiovisual law, in the “renowned practice” section in criminal business law and sports law.
The team works for both successful SMEs and major accounts from many fields of activity (energy, telecom, media, etc.). Pierre-Olivier Chartier has obtained for Total Direct Energie the suspension of its nuclear electricity supply contract with EDF due to force majeure. Judith Vuillez has accompanied British American Tobacco in its issues related to tobacco advertising.
Team & differentiation:
The team has a very good knowledge of its clients’ sectors of activity, with whom it has developed long-term relationships, and an excellent legal mastery. She participated in the negotiation and conclusion of one of the first French CJIP. Reactive, the partners demonstrate great agility in cases, highly appreciated by their customers.