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An international business law firm established in Paris

Alerion is one of France’s foremost independent law firms specialising in international business. We are based in Paris and serve French and foreign clients, advising them and assisting them in disputes.

Complementary skills

Over time, Alerion has developed skills in the principal areas of business law :
- employment law
- tax law
- banking law
- Finance
- corporate law
- capital markets
- private equity
- real-estate law
- environmental law
- public procurement law
- industrial risks / insurance
- competition and distribution law
- litigation
- Innovation
- Intellectual property
- Information and communication technologies
- Compliance & regulatory
- Aerospace & defence
- German desk
- Spanish desk

Specialization in specific areas of activity

The firm’s partners advise clients operating in most sectors of French and international economic life. Over the years, they have also developed specific and cross-disciplinary knowledge of certain areas of activity such as sports, pharmaceuticals & biotechnology, the digital economy, real-estate, and aerospace.

Alerion has a substantial network of correspondents
Alerion’s lawyers, several of whom are members of foreign bars (New York, Madrid, Düsseldorf, etc.), work in English and the main European languages every day.


13 NOV

Friedrich Niggemann publishes an analysis of the new article 1171 of the French Civil Code


Close to the date of entering into force of the ratification law of the ordinance 2016-131 of 20 February 2016, reforming the essential part of the contract law of the French Civil Code, the author examines the application of article 1171 Civil Code in commercial matters. This provision provides that in standard contrats (“contrat d’adhésion”) sich clauses shall be invalid, which create a significant disequilibrium between the rights and obligations of the parties.