Since merging with Serra Leavy Cazals in 2003, Weil, Gotshal & Manges (Paris) LLP has enjoyed a reputation as one of the leading business law firms in France.

With more than 80 lawyers, the Paris office regularly handles the most challenging transactions, disputes, and business and financial restructurings, and provides counseling to corporations, financial institutions, public organizations, senior management, boards of directors, and individuals in sensitive situations. We act on domestic and cross-border matters alike. Weil’s worldwide network and one-firm approach enable us to serve our clients in any country as their matters require.
Our lawyers are recognized for their pragmatic approach, their commitment to our clients’ interests, and their ability to deliver bespoke service. In all the matters we undertake, we bring the personal attention of our partners, their extensive experience, and their unequivocally sound judgment.
Thanks to our partners’ sophistication, global reach, experience, and personal involvement, Weil consistently ranks in France at the very top of legal advisors across a wide range of areas. These include private equity and infrastructure transactions, public takeovers and reorganizations, distressed M&A, banking and finance, in-court or out-of-court restructurings, as well as tax and competition matters and all types of disputes, including criminal investigations that affect companies and their managers.
Weil is one of the leaders in France in the following seven areas: M&A and Private Equity, Banking & Finance, Restructuring, Litigation, Public Law and Regulatory Sectors, Tax, and Antitrust.

Awards and Recognition

  • Weil Ranked Band 1 for Restructuring/Insolvency, France 
    Chambers Global
  • Weil Ranked Band 1 in Private Equity: High-end Capability and Restructuring/Insolvency, France
    Chambers Europe
  • Weil Ranked Top-Tier in Insolvency, Private Equity, and Dispute Resolution
    Legal 500
  • Eight Partners Named “Leading” Lawyer