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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 230 lawyers and professionals in 14 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

 

  • 2019

    LPA-CGR avocats strengthens its ties in Germany in an alliance with the law firm GGV to become the first French law firm with 3 offices in Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich

  • 2018

    LPA-CGR avocats establishes its Singapore office.

  • 2017

    LPA-CGR avocats establishes its Brussels office.

  • 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.

In 2019, LPA-CGR avocats  was ranked among the top law firms in the following categories:

Band 1 : Environment

Band 2 : Dispute/Résolution

Band 3 :

  • Real Estate
  • Projects & Energy : Domestic

En 2019, LPA-CGR avocats was ranked among the top law firms in the following categories:

Band 2 : Real Estate & Construction Department (Morocco)

Band 3 : Corporate / Commercial (Morocco)

En 2019, LPA-CGR avocats received the Silver Trophy in the category “Urbanism and planning law” on the occasion of the Law Trophies organized by Leaders League

En 2019, LPA-CGR avocats received the Silver Trophy in the category “Environment Law” on the occasion of the Law Trophies organized by Leaders League

  • Competition / Antitrust Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • European Union Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law

En 2019, LPA-CGR avocats received a special mention in the category “Commercial Leases” on the occasion of the Law Trophies organized by Leaders League

In 2019, 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
  • Private Equity – Capital Innovation

In 2019, LPA-CGR avocats was ranked among the top law firms in the following categories:

Indispensable:

  • Property development

Excellent:

  • Urban planning and development law
  • Real Estate tax
  • Associations tax
  • Construction litigation
  • Construction contracts
  • Transactions tax
  • Social aspects of M&A
  • Insolvency proceedings

LPA-CGR avocats was ranked in the Top 15 among the 50 best french law firms in 2018. This ranking realized by  Décideurs 100 classified the french law firms according to the turnover (2016 activity) and we are the 13th.

 

In 2018, our firm was ranked in the Magazine des Affaires’ legal counsel listings under the following categories

1st Place, Infrastructure: Brownfield Infrastructure

En 2018 ,LPA-CGR avocats was ranked among the top law firms in the following categories:

Tier 1 : Environment

Tier 2 :

  • Energy
  • Bank & Finance ( Algier)
  • Commercial, Coporate, M&A (Algier)
  • Banking, Finance & capital markets (Morocco)

Tier 3 :

  • Employment
  • Real Estate

 

En 2018 ,LPA-CGR avocats was ranked among the top law firms in the following categories:

Tier 1 : Environment

Tier 2 :

  • Energy
  • Projects and Energy Bankings

Tier 3 :

  • Insurances
  • Employment
  • Real Estate