Practice Areas

Our clients are the best way to explain who we are:

Our clients include the main industrial, financial and service groups, French and foreign institutional investors. We work with major and innovative players in highly regulated sectors such as construction, banking and insurance, life sciences, renewable energies and technology – media – telecommunications.


ADVANT Altana’s multidisciplinary International Arbitration and Mediation team acts :

  • as counsel and as arbitrators (President, Co-arbitrator or Sole Arbitrator) in domestic and international arbitration proceedings
  • on behalf of States, private companies or individuals in areas including: construction (including FIDIC contracts), distribution, patents, telecommunications, transport, raw materials, gas/petrol, JV, sale/purchase agreements, insurance, etc.

The team has significant arbitration experience before various institutional bodies, including the ICC, LCIA, CCAT, CEPANI, CRCICA, AFA, AAA but also in ad hoc arbitrations.

The team assists with matters involving a wide range of European, North African and Middle Eastern laws.

The Arbitration and Mediation team is notably featured in Legal 500, Décideurs [Leaders League], “Option Droit et Affaires”. Equally, Advant Altana’s Arbitration and Mediation team is recognized in The Best Lawyers in France for work in Arbitration and Mediation.

Moreover, ADVANT Altana’s Arbitration and Mediation team is especially recognized to serve the construction and infrastructure industry’s need for multinational excellence in construction legal services. ADVANT Altana’s Construction team, led by Mr Christophe Lapp and Mr François Muller, is indeed recognized in The Best Lawyers in France since 2010. In addition, ADVANT Altana created the Leading Construction Lawyers Alliance, together with the American lawfirm Peckar & Abramson, the german lawfirm Breyer Rechtsanwälte, and PS Consulting, a boutique located in Paris focusing on complex dispute resolution (click here).

Besides, ADVANT Altana’s Arbitration and Mediation team is renowned for its expertise in handling complex arbitration disputes involving States’ contracts, including public procurements contracts.