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.


  • Best Lawyers in France: individually ranked in Litigation
  • Chambers Europe (France):
    – individually ranked (Band 5) in Litigation
    – Litigation (Band 4)
  • Legal 500 EMEA (France):
    – Dispute resolution: commercial litigation (Tier 4)
    – Banking and Finance: Transactional work (Tier 4)
  • Décideurs:
    – Commercial litigation (Excellent)
    – Banking & Finance Litigation
    – Africa Desk – International arbitration and litigation
    – Banking & finance
    – Product liability
    – Healthcare, pharmaceuticals & biotech – Product liability
    – International arbitration
    – Distribution law
    – Algeria – Dispute resolution
  • Option Droit & Affaires:
    – Defective goods and claims litigation (3 stars)
    – Acquisition litigation
    – Financial litigation, stock exchange, regulatory AMF
    – International arbitration
  • IFLR1000 (France): Banking