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Jeantet's Overview

Jeantet is a leading French independent business law firm, delivering tailored, high value-added services, with a commitment to ethics and human values.
Mindful of the economic, technological, sectoral and legal changes impacting our clients, our people have the skills and expertise to anticipate and work with you to create workable, reliable solutions to suit your particular challenges.
With our solid market expertise, Jeantet offers exceptional legal, advisory and litigation expertise, combined with an entrepreneurial culture, to ensure a successful outcome for our clients.
Jeantet offices in Paris, Casablanca, Luxembourg, Geneva, Budapest and Kiev have more than 140 lawyers, including 30 partners.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1924
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 6
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 140

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition and EU law
  • Corporate M&A and Private Equity
  • Criminal liability of companies and managers
  • Energy, Mining and Infrastructure
  • Environmental
  • Financial Institutions and Services
  • General Business Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Labour law
  • Public Law and Project Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring
  • Tax
  • Technologies Media and Telecommunications



Of Counsel



Failure to Make the Proper Declaration to the French Data Protection Agency Regarding a Professional Email System Does Not Prevent Using Professional Emails in Court
Jeantet, July 2017

A CFO of a company was dismissed for poor performance. He sued his employer arguing that his dismissal was unjustified. The company’s defense was based on several emails produced in court which were supposed to show the CFO’s poor quality work.Under French law, the golden rule is that any system collecting or processing data including professional email systems must be declared to the Data Protection Agency (“CNIL”) in order to be legal.In the present case, the employer had failed to make this mandatory declaration...

A Manager Responsible for Work-Related Psychosocial Exposure Can Be Dismissed For Poor Performance
Jeantet, July 2017

A regional director was fired for poor performance.According to her dismissal letter, she was terminated because of her behavior that had led a number of co-workers to suffer from stress and harassment. More particularly, the letter pointed out her directive management style and her authoritative leadership, a lack of consistency and honesty, the fact that she aimed at discouraging her team members and did not treat them with respect using an insulting and degrading language.The company had been alerted by several employees regarding her management methods...

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JeantetAssociés Advises Eurofins Scientific S.E. on New Hybrid Bond Issuance
JeantetAssocies, September 2014

Paris, September 8, 2014 - Eurofins Scientific S.E., world leader in food and pharmaceutical products testing and environmental laboratory services, has successfully issued a EUR 150m tap of its hybrid bond governed by Luxembourg law with a perpetual maturity that are listed on the Frankfurt Freieverkehr (unregulated market). The bonds are to be consolidated and form a single series with the existing EUR 150m deeply subordinated fixed to floating rate bonds issued in 2013. The transaction enhances balance sheet flexibility to finance the Group’s development plan...

JeantetAssociés has advised Trimet Aluminium SA (one of Europe’s largest producer of aluminium) on its acquisition of the European aluminium wire production activities of Péchiney (subsidiary of Rio Tinto Alcan)
JeantetAssocies, February 2014

JeantetAssociés has advised Trimet Aluminium SA (one of Europe’s largest producer of aluminium) on its acquisition of the European aluminium wire production activities of Péchiney (subsidiary of Rio Tinto Alcan)

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