Our team of lawyers in business law, commercial litigation, international arbitration, mediation and conciliation is very active in domestic and international business law litigation and offers its expertise:

  • for the risk assessment
  • the definition of the appropriate strategy and its judicial implementation before the competent national and international courts or within the framework of alternative dispute resolution methods (conciliation, mediation and participatory procedures)

Her activity covers all business law and she also has extensive experience in judicial matters and enforcement proceedings.

Law firm specializing in internal arbitration and international arbitration

The team practices internal and international arbitration, with a legal culture in both common law and civil law and a perfect command of English and Spanish.

Lawyers intervene within the framework of institutional regulations and ad hoc procedures, both as counsel and as arbitrators.

Some have been appointed as arbitrators by multinational firms for heavy international disputes and also by States


Their practice covers many geographical areas, including Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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 2023 | Arbitration and Mediation: Philippe Ginestié / Yves Ardaillou
2023 | Litigation : Catherine Paley-Vincent


Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Dispute resolution: commercial litigation: Band 4 : Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent's 'available' team has 'great understanding of the commercial aspects at stake' in cases. The firm represents some leading French, Irish and US corporations, as well as banks and investment funds. Galeries Lafayette, BforBank and Generis Capital Partners are clients. Catherine Paley-Vincent has leading expertise in the healthcare sector.

Dispute resolution: International arbitration: Other recommended firm : Ginestie Magellan Paley-Vincent

Legal 500 Paris 2020

Dispute resolution: commercial and company law litigation: Group 4
Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent represents French and international companies, banks, shareholders and investment funds. The firm is able to handle financial disputes and sensitive mergers and acquisitions. He also manages strategic commercial disputes. Philippe Ginestié comes highly recommended. Catherine Paley-Vincent is recognized for her strong litigation expertise in the health sector. Yves Ardaillou and Emmanuel Schulte deal with commercial disputes. 

International Arbitration: 5 Group Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent is 'excellent and goes beyond the expectations' of his clients: the lawyers 'are very quick, focused, understand the immediate business issues and know how to put together good strategies'. The firm is involved in ICC, ad hoc, LCIA arbitrations, in particular in connection with construction issues in Africa. 


Litigation Rankings 2022/2023

Financial, stock market and regulatory litigation AMF: Philippe Ginestié, François Devedjian, Yves Ardaillou, Pierre Mudet

Acquisition litigation: Philippe Ginestié, François Devedjian, Yves Ardaillou, Pierre Mudet

Business criminal law and sanctions AMF: Philippe Ginestié

Litigation of defective products and claims: Philippe Ginestié, Yves Ardaillou

International Arbitration: Philippe Ginestié, Yves Ardaillou


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2023 Ranking Litigation & Arbitration - Financial Litigation and Balance Sheet
Strong reputation: Philippe Ginestié

2023 Ranking Litigation & Arbitration - Commercial Litigation
Renowned practice: Philippe Ginestié, Yves Ardaillou

2023 Ranking Litigation & Arbitration - International Arbitration
Quality practice: Philippe Ginestié, Pierre de Montalembert