All the news

News January 9, 2017

Alexia Eskinazi promoted to partner in the Litigation Department of LPA-CGR avocats

The appointment of Alexia Eskinazi as a partner in the Commercial Litigation area of LPA-CGR avocats confirms this law firm’s aspiration to strengthen its structured offer, especially in industrial risks and insurance law.

Drawing on a rock-solid experience, Alexia advises and represents, in pre-litigation and litigation, foreign and French groups especially from the CAC 40 operating in key sectors such as energy, IT services, insurance, industry and also distribution.

She also liaises in close synergy with the law firm’s corporate, real estate and energy departments in litigation cases before the courts and legal expertise.

Gilles Gassenbach, partner in the Commercial litigation department, says: “Alexia has been working with us from the beginning. Let alone her inspiring loyalty, she didn’t just utterly fit in our team, but widely contributed to our practice development. This promotion shows LPA-CGR avocats’ commitment to foster its associates’ careers and help new in-house talents to break.

Alexia Eskinazi adds: “I want to thank all the partners for their trust and I’m delighted to carry on with the development of the Litigation department in a dynamic and a world class firm such as LPA-CGR avocats.

The Business Litigation department is made up of seven Partners and about fifteen associates.


Alexia Eskinazi (35 years old, Master II research and contract law at the University Montesquieu Bordeaux IV, 2006. Master II Professional dispute at Paris-Sud University, 2007) has been registered at the Paris bar since 2009.

She started her career in Gilles Gassenbach’s team in the Litigation area of CGR Legal. In January 2016, the law firm merged with Lefèvre Pelletier & associés.

Alexia is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and a member of the board of Young Lawyer Committee. She speaks English fluently.


Lefèvre Pelletier & Associés and CGR Legal have merged in January 2016 to create a law firm of 180 lawyers spread in 10 offices, 9 of which abroad. LPA-CGR avocats ranks among the top ten French Independent law firms.

Thanks to its team and uncontested leadership especially in real estate, environment, energy markets, LPA-CGR avocats proposes a global offer in the main areas of Business Law.

Composed of over 20 lawyers, the litigation area of the law firm assists its clients before state jurisdictions (civil, commercial, penal, administrative) or arbitrators as well as supervisory authorities.

Lawyers of this department mainly operate in:

  • Business litigation, consumption and distribution
  • Banking and financial litigation
  • Professional liability (companies, managers, regulated jobs)
  • Industrial risks and product-related liability
  • Criminal Business law
  • Businesses litigation, shareholders litigation
  • Arbitration and alternative litigation settlement
  • Construction litigation

The area is ranked Band 1 (Highly Regarded) in the “dispute resolution” area in Chambers Europe 2016.


Press Contacts

Sachinka / Anne Bassi or Cyril Rocca / / / tel.  01 40 46 07 27