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François BARRÉ

PARIS

En résumé

Specialties

Contract & Commercial law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate law, Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation


Mes compétences :
Droit des sociétés
Contentieux
Droit commercial
Droit des contrats

Entreprises

  • Azam-Darley et Associés - Avocat

    2014 - maintenant Je suis spécialisé dans le conseil aux dirigeants d’entreprises dans le cadre du développement de leur activité commerciale en France et à l’étranger. Mon expérience s'étend à différents aspects du droit des affaires, et plus particulièrement au droit des contrats (distribution, vente, conditions générales, partenariats,contrats internationaux), droit des sociétés, relations entre actionnaires et contentieux commercial.

    J'ai également acquis une compétence reconnue dans le domaine des startups, que j'accompagne au long de leur développement commercial.

    Je suis membre actif de de l'AIJA (Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats), du cercles des jeunes entreprises et de la chambre de commerce et de l’industrie Franco-Britannique.
  • Jobard Chemla & Associés - Associate - Contract & Commercial - Corporate - M&A - Litigation

    2007 - 2014

    • Contract & Commercial Law (Negotiation and drafting of national and international agreements and advice to companies regarding the termination of such contracts, drafting general terms and conditions of purchase, sale and distribution etc.);

    • Corporate Law (A-to-Z monitoring of corporate activities, counselling clients regarding the creation of a new activity (from choosing the most appropriate legal structure, to establishing a representation office, to the creation of a subsidiary, etc.);

    • Mergers & Acquisitions (Negotiating and preparing NDA & LOI, conducting audits, preparation and analysis of data-rooms, negotiating and drafting share purchase and sales agreements etc.);

    • Litigation & Debt Recovery (construction of effective legal strategy, enforcement of judgments, out of court settlement if this fits better the client's goals, etc.).

    Examples of past and present missions:

    • Audit and renewal of the contractual structure of a European group of companies specialised in the manufacturing and distribution of endoscopy products;

    • Negotiation and drafting of international distribution agreements for a parapharmaceutical Group;

    • Sale of the European subsidiaries of an American IT company to a forestry and turf care equipment company (m€ 300+);

    • Sale of a French software Group to a Swiss SSII (m$ 80+);

    • Supervision of commercial litigation cases for an important hotline provider.
  • Delsol & Associés - Associate - Corporate - M&A - Litigation

    2007 - 2007 Corporate law, Commercial law

    • Drafting of the full contractual wireframe for the financing and building of a 5 star classic-luxury hotel in Paris;

    • Sale of a real estate advertisement journal to a French e-commerce company;

    • Company secretarial and sale of assets for a French group specialised in the recycling of waste paper.
  • Cabinet de Castelnau -  Public & Private law - Criminal law

    2006 - 2006 Private law, Criminal law, Commercial & Corporate law, Litigation

    • Privatisation of an overseas department semi-public company (SEM) specialised in housing and property development;

    • Advising public administrations and private companies in their tender and competitive bidding procedures;

    • Administration of proceedings and discovery process in complex, widely advertised criminal trials.
  • CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre - Legal Trainee - Commercial law - Antitrust

    Neuilly-sur-Seine 2005 - 2005 Commercial law - Antitrust law

    • Preparing and launching the IPO on the NYSE Alternext market of an online dating company;

    • Preparing and filing applications for Proprietary Variety Certificate (PVC) for an important flowers and plants company.
  • DS Avocats - Legal Trainee - Commercial law - Corporate - M&A

    Paris 2005 - 2005 Commercial law, Contract law, Corporate law

    • Interacted with Browne Jacobson's French Corporates Group to guide and advise companies from the French point of view;

    • Company secretarial for an important courier and transportation of goods company.
  • Browne Jacobson - Paralegal - French Corporates Group

    2003 - 2004 Paralegal in the French corporates group, assisting French companies (food suppliers, frozen food suppliers, bakeries, banks, insurance companies etc.) with all the legal implications of investing in the UK, including:
    • acquisition;
    • start up;
    • employment;
    • property;
    • commercial;
    • litigation;
    • intellectual property
  • Egan & Associates - Trainee - Class action

    2002 - 2002 Researches and operational help for a Class action before the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • Troutman Sanders - Trainee - Litigation

    2002 - 2002 Researches regarding litigation & class actions (ex-Ross, Dixon & Bell LLP), Washington D.C.

Formations

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