Soulier Avocats is pleased to announce that Mrs. Lydie Bontemps-Helmy has joined the firm as Counsel. Lydie focuses her practice on corporate law, domestic and international contracts, and commercial law. She provides legal assistance to a French and foreign clientele comprising primarily multinationals, industrial and services companies, SMBs, investors and business owners in connection with […]
On October 6, 2023, our counsel Claire Filliatre took part in the “Defamation /SLAPPs: How far does freedom of the press go?” debate at the Press Club of Lyon and its region.
SLAPPs (Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation) are defined as a form of harassment and intimidation used against those involved in “protecting the public interest”. Their purpose is to censor, intimidate and silence critics by burdening them with the cost of a legal defense until they abandon their criticism or opposition.
On October 18, 2023, our founding partner André Soulier, Esq., former deputy mayor of Lyon and member of the European Parliament, participated in a videoconference with members of the Union of Honorary Consuls in France.
The third session of the new Compliance Task Force created by the European American Chamber of Commerce Auvergne Rhone-Alps (EACC) in partnership with Soulier Avocats will be held on October 5, 2023.
This session will bring together experts from the Digital Transformation and Compliance Task Forces to offer a comprehensive look at the new CSR regulations and their impact on businesses.
As part of the annual network-wide Corporate Social Responsibility initiative called WLG ׀ impact ‘23 promoted by the World Law Group, a network of 61 leading independent law firms with more than 400 offices in major commercial centers worldwide to which our Firm belongs, we partnered with the soccer division of the multi-sports club called Rhodia-Vaise Club based in the 9th District of Lyon to host a cleaning session.
We are pleased to announce that two of our partners have again been named “Best Lawyers 2024” by the US legal guide Best Lawyers: Jean-Luc Soulier for his expertise in “Mergers and Acquisitions”; and André Soulier for his expertise in “Criminal Defense” and “Litigation”. Every year, Best Lawyers publishes some of the most respected rankings […]