AXTEN strengthens its corporate litigation practice

1st March 2016AXTEN strengthens its corporate litigation practice with the arrival of Julie DEGENEVE and her team at the beginning of February from the Lyon office of FIDAL.

J. Degenève (web)

Julie DEGENEVE joins as a Partner Axten’s corporate litigation, mediation and arbitration team, which will henceforth consist of three partners (with Lionel and Rémi HANACHOWICZ) and seven associate lawyers. With more than 15 years’ experience gained at LAMY & Associés and then FIDAL, she will pursue the development of AXTEN’s practice in the strategic management of commercial, industrial and real estate litigation.

Besides this expertise, and a Master’s II degree in criminal business law, she regularly assists company directors in criminal proceedings. Furthermore, she has developed specific skills in litigation related to tax redemption.

Damien MONTIBELLER and Laure COLIN, both lawyers, are also joining her at AXTEN:

  • With six years’ experience behind him, Damien holds a Master’s I degree in Judicial Professions and also has experience in transport law.
  • Laure for her part, has four years’ experience and holds a Master’s II degree in Judicial Professions.

We are very enthusiastic about joining AXTEN, to pursue the growth of the corporate litigation practice. The complementarity and the expertise of the teams, as well as the prospects for development in Lyon and Paris quickly convinced us“, said Julie DEGENEVE.

Lionel HANACHOWICZ, partner at AXTEN, adds: “We are delighted about the arrival of Julie and her team which will strengthen our expertise in corporate litigation, an expertise acclaimed by our clients and applauded at the end of 2015 by the Monde du Droit and the AFJE with a Silver Trophy“.