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Our story

LPA-CGR avocats is a leading full-service French law firm with an international reach born in 2016 from the merger of Lefèvre Pelletier & associés and CGR Legal.

Our teams of over 180 lawyers in 10 offices located in key business centers advise you locally and abroad on your strategic projects.

We would like to share with you our Smart Law concept: combining our experiences to anticipate changes in your legal environment to develop and secure your business

 

  • 2016
    LPA and CGR Legal merge to form
    LPA-CGR avocats, one of the largest
    business law firms in France.
  • 2016
    LPA opens its offices in Tokyo,
    Douala/Yaoundé and Dubai.
  • 2013

    LPA establishes its Munich office.

  • 2008

    LPA establishes its reputation
    as a pioneer, opening offices in Algiers,
    then Casablanca and Shanghai.

  • 2004

    Creation of the CGR Legal firm.

  • 1998

    Beginning of international expansion
    with the opening of an office in Hong Kong.

  • 1993

    Merger of the two firms,
    creating Lefèvre Pelletier & associés

  • 1983

    Simultaneous creation of the Lefèvre associés
    and Pelletier associés firms

Smart Law

Sector concerns / Each industry has specific issues that require cross-expertise, anticipation and communication in order to build today the legal practices of tomorrow. This is what we call Smart Law. We want to share this dynamic vision of our profession with you.

Collaborative

Your legal concerns are industry-specific and go beyond the different areas of the law. We put together dedicated teams made up of several specialists to provide you with an overall strategic vision and long-term operational solutions. We maintain close exchanges with you in order to tailor our answers to your realities on the ground.

Visionary

Law is a tool we use to support your projects in an ever changing economic and social environment. Being visionary means daring to be creative. Being visionary means staying informed and learning, constantly. Being visionary means looking to the future so as to better address the present.

Agile

In today’s economic environment, we all need to continuously adapt and constantly challenge both our paradigms and our solutions. By staying keenly attuned to the latest technical, social and environmental developments, we can durably and positively support your business.

En 2017, notre cabinet a été récompensé par le Trophée d’or en Droit de l’Environnement, à l’occasion des Trophées du Droit organisés par Leaders League.

In 2017, LPA-CGR avocats was ranked among the top law firms in the following categories:

Band 1: Environment
Band 1 (Highly Regarded): Dispute Resolution – Litigation

In 2016, LPA-CGR avocats was ranked among the top law firms in the following categories:

Tier 1: Environment

In 2016, LPA-CGR avocats was ranked among the top law firms in the following categories:

Tier 2: Industry Focus – Energy

 

 

In 2016, LPA-CGR avocats was ranked among the top law firms in the following categories:

Indispensable:

  • Energy law
  • Environmental law
  • Renewable energy
  • Classified facilities, contaminated sites and land, brownfield
  • Property development

Excellent:

  • Construction (public contracts, construction work, contracts and counsel)
  • Public property law
  • Environment – Litigation
  • Environment – Waste disposal laws
  • Environment – Water law
  • Patrimonial Private Equity Taxation
  • Town planning and development taxation
  • M&A Corporate Management
  • M&A – M&A transactions under €75 million
  • Industrial risks and claims
  • Commercial urban development

In 2016, our firm was ranked in the Option Droit & Affaires – guide to the best law firms, under the following categories

“3 stars”:

  • M&A – transactions under €200 million
  • Financial, stock market, AMF regulatory litigation

 

In 2016, our firm was ranked in the Magazine des Affaires’ legal counsel listings under the following categories

1st Place, Infrastructure: Brownfield Infrastructure

 

In 2015, LPA-CGR avocats was ranked among the top law firms in the following categories:

Tier 2: Real Estate

 

In 2015, LPA-CGR avocats was ranked among the top law firms in the following categories:

Band 2: Real Estate

 

In 2015, LPA-CGR avocats was ranked among the top law firms in the following categories::

Tier 1: Energie-Financement