Xavier Clédat


Xavier Clédat
Paris Bar
French, English
Paris Tél : +33 (0)1 53 93 29 91

Xavier Clédat is a partner in commercial and financial litigation

Xavier works in the field of business litigation. He counsels a number of French and foreign companies in their pre-litigation or litigation, in particular in the contractual and commercial matters (break-off of negotiations, contractual breaches, break-off of commercial relations, distribution network issues) or in the context of disputes relating to company governance such as shareholder disputes or governance issues.

He often works on files involving unfair competition or practices restricting free competition. In the financial sphere, Xavier regularly advises banks and financial intermediaries in cases where they are held liable for failing to fulfil their obligations to advise or inform.

Xavier has in-depth experience in the practices of the French courts.


  • Chambers Europe 2019:
    – recognized in the category Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Band 2)
    – individually ranked (Band 5) in the category Dispute Resolution: Litigation
  • Legal 500 Paris 2019: recognized in the categories:
    – Banking and Finance: Transactions (Tier 4)
    – Commercial Litigation and Corporate Law (Tier 4 )
  • Option Droit & Affaires 2019: recognized in the categories:
    – Defective goods and claims litigation (3 stars)
    – Acquisition litigation
    – Financial litigation, stock exchange, regulatory AMF (3 stars)
    – International arbitration
  • Décideurs 2019: recognized in the categories:
    – Commercial litigation
    – Product liability
    – Financial litigation & equity financing
    – International arbitration
    – Distribution law
    – Banking & finance
    Africa Desk – International arbitration and litigation