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Maitre Nicolas Contis

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Kalliopé

Work Department

Litigation / Commercial contracts / Arbitration

Position

Nicolas Contis is one of the founding partner of Kalliopé. He assists big groups, small and mid-sized companies in all their litigation and arbitration cases (tortious liability, contractual liability, shareholder disputes, criminal business law, etc.).

In addition, he has developed a cute expertise in negotiating and drafting complex contracts (particularly, distribution agreements – franchise agreements, commercial agency agreements – sale contracts, provision of services contracts, joint ventures, etc.). He also intervenes in corporate law matters, notably in acquisition and/reorganisation transactions, in synergy with other partners.

Career

He has been a member of the Paris bar since 2001. Prior to found Kalliopé, Nicolas has practiced at De Pardieu Brocas (2001), Bredin Prat (2002-2004) and Racine (2004-2007) before founding Kalliopé in 2008.

Before commencing his career as a lawyer, he was a legal counsel at the French embassy in Brussels.

Moreover, he teaches at continuing legal education programmes and is called upon colloquia organised in his areas of expertise.

Languages

French and English

Member

Internation Bar Association, Iurope

Education

Nicolas has graduated from La Sorbonne (Paris I) law school (DEA business law and Masters in Business law – year 1999 valedictorian) and the University of Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium (DES economic law).

Prior to that, he had studied for four years at a top business school in Paris, during which he studied abroad at the University of Grahamstown (South Africa) for six months


Paris: Résolution des litiges

Contentieux commercial et de droit des sociétés

Within: Contentieux commercial et de droit des sociétés

L’équipe de cinq avocats de Kalliopé est ‘très disponible, proche de ses clients’ et ‘travailleuse’. Elle traite des contentieux commerciaux, contractuels, industriels, ainsi que des conflits d’actionnaires et des litiges post-acquisition, notamment dans le domaine des parcs énergétiques. Le cabinet a récemment représenté Bernas Medical dans un contentieux l'ayant opposé à Philips France, concernant la rupture d'un contrat de distribution. Il a agi pour Eneryo dans un litige portant sur la vente d'un important parc énergétique. Idex, Genfit, Aldi, Eolfi, Safran et Cube Infrastructure sont clients. Nicolas Contis et Karen Leclerc codirigent la pratique contentieuse. Julie Gayrard, qui a été promue associée, est également très impliquée dans les dossiers.

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