Chatel represents clients, whether as plaintiffs or defendants, before all French civil and commercial courts.

As such, Chatel intervenes in all types of disputes related to business law and commercial law:

  • Breach of contract.
  • Termination of commercial relationships.
  • Tort liability.
  • Wrongful termination of negotiations.
  • Unfair competition.
  • Deceptive trade practices.
  • Shareholders and post-acquisition disputes.
  • Implementation of asset and liability guarantees.

Chatel also regularly assists companies, managers, and shareholders before French criminal courts, whether suspects or victims, at all steps of the criminal procedure (criminal investigations, including judicial investigation before the juge d’instruction, criminal trial) and in all types of criminal offenses related to criminal business law (misuse of corporate assets, breach of trust, fraud, insider trading, etc.).

The legal support services offered by Chatel to its clients are provided at all stages of their disputes:

  • Upstream of disputes, for the implementation of recovery measures and preservation of assets as well as for amicable settlement.
  • For the enforcement of court rulings and implementation of provisional measures (preservative seizures, mortgages, pledges, pledged inventory).