March 16, 2020 communiqué

Dear all,

Given the current circumstances, the preventive measures which were enacted by the French Government and additional measures which are likely to be enacted in the near future, we wish to reaffirm our ability to remain operational as usual. Our law firm relies on a secured and high-performance information system to that effect, even if containment measures come into force.

We accordingly remain at your disposal to discuss side-effects of the current situation on your activities and businesses, particularly in relation to the “force majeure” concept.

The Department of Justice just informed us that French courts and legal proceedings will be suspended as of today for an indefinite duration, but for “essential proceedings”. We will keep you posted on the effects of such decisions on on-going proceedings.

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A firm specialized in counselling and litigation services relating to business law

Founded in 1998, Lebray & Associés is a “boutique” law firm exclusively focused on a limited number of areas, namely commercial law, distribution law, corporate law and commercial leases, in which it provides both counsel and litigation services.

Lebray & Associés advises French and international clients. All of the firm’s lawyers can provide services in French and English.

20
Years of experience
60%
Of foreign clients
Areas of expertise

Lebray & Associés advises clients in a wide scope of sectors, such as retail, healthcare, solution providers, the automotive industry, luxury goods and new technologies.

Training sessions

The firm regularly holds training sessions via accredited legal organisations or directly for companies at their request:

  • Quality, surplus quality and management of the legal and regulatory risk
  • Offices, warehouses and production sites: how to optimise the management of commercial leases in companies
  • The motor vehicle retail markets
  • Reform of contract law and commercial leases: has the reform of contract law transformed commercial leases into standard form agreements?
  • Optimise the setting of rent when renewing a commercial lease
  • Being an EDF director: status, role and responsibilities
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