The firm intervenes in amicable restructuring proceedings (ad hoc mandate and conciliation) alongside companies and their managers on the strategy to be adopted to deal with legal, economic, or financial one-off/cyclical difficulties.

The firm assists debtors in insolvency proceedings before the French courts (safeguard procedure, judicial reorganization, and winding-up procedure), as well as debtors in financial difficulty or in deficit situations, both in counseling and litigation. The firm also works with potential buyers as part of a disposal plan or cash buy-out plan for a single asset.

Chatel also acts on behalf of judicial administrators and representatives (the administrateurs judiciaires and mandataires judiciaires), not only in the drafting of company transfer deeds or transfers by private agreement but also in counseling and litigation linked to in-court insolvency procedures.