45 Rue de Tocqueville
75017 Paris
Display phone number 01 79 97 93 00
Julien Balensi
Guillaume Forbin
Philippe Goossens
Christophe Lapp
Michel Jockey
François Muller
Jean-Philippe Thibault
Marie Hindré
Caroline Duclercq


Altana is an independent multidisciplinary French law firm of
60 lawyers including 17 partners, created in 2009 to serve the
business community. The skills of Altana’s lawyers combine
strategic insight and the capacity to rapidly mobilize the best
sectoral expertise.

Litigation is at the heart of Altana’s business. Altana’s partners
are all reputed professionals, having for the most part practiced in
a large French firm before enriching their practices within leading
international organizations. This experience and their knowledge
of clients’ professions lead to the exploration of practical amicable
solutions (mediation, conciliation, appraisal, DB, etc.)

Primacy of facts and constant concern for proof, rigorous analysis
and expert handling of the procedure at every stage of a matter
(mediation or conciliation, emergency procedures, investigation,
appeal) characterize the firm’s approach. The teams assist,
defend and counsel clients on all of their judicial and arbitral
business disputes (Commercial, Company, Contract, Industrial
and Criminal law).


  • Extensive expertise before all jurisdictions and independent authorities

  • Litigation and pre-litigation assistance to industrial companies, financial industries and service companies

  • Guidance in strategic litigation related to Corporate Law and Commercial and Economic Law in coordination with crisis management PR firms

  • Expert proficiency in industrial risk management and the resolution of complex technical disputes

  • Assistance with all stages of prelitigation and litigation in criminal matters relating to finance and employment

  • Experience dealing with group disputes (shareholders / consumers)

  • International, institutional and ad hoc arbitration