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Défense PÉNALE & CONTENTIEUX

Droit pénal, Droit pénal des affaires

Conformité & Compliance

Mise en place de programmes de conformité – Investigations internes – Formations

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Huc Morel Labrousse AVOCATS’ lawyers are all dedicated to criminal defence.

Nicolas HUC MOREL and Cédric LABROUSSE, former partner of METZNER ASSOCIES and former first Secretary of the Paris Bar Association Lawyers’ Conference, decided to found a firm dedicated to criminal defense and risk prevention based on this common passion in the interests of their clients.

 

Trained within a reputable business criminal law firm, the lawyers of HUC-MOREL LABROUSSE AVOCATS are involved in all areas of criminal law and litigation in business criminal law, and in particular:

– General criminal law, corporate criminal law,
– Competition criminal law, environmental criminal law, health criminal law,
– Domestic and international corruption, influence peddling,
– Money laundering,

– Market abuse,
– Press law.

Acting regularly for foreign clients or in proceedings before foreign courts, the firm’s lawyers are all used to practising in English.

Our approach

With a long experience in criminal and business law and a knowledge of the judicial system, the Firm – composed of a team of perfectly bilingual lawyers with excellent training – constantly puts all its resources and skills at the service of its clients to offer them personalised support in all specific areas of criminal law.

– DROIT PÉNAL GÉNÉRAL
– DROIT PÉNAL DES SOCIÉTÉS
– DROIT PÉNAL DE LA CONCURRENCE
– DROIT PÉNAL DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT
– DROIT PÉNAL DE LA SANTÉ
– DROIT PÉNAL DE LA CONCURRENCE
– CORRUPTION INTERNE ET INTERNATIONALE
– BLANCHIMENT DE CAPITAUX
– DROIT DE LA PRESSE
– ABUS DE MARCHÉ

Our values

The lawyers of HUC-MOREL LABROUSSE AVOCATS have in common a sense of ethics, independence and total loyalty that makes them an unfailing support when it comes to handling the cases entrusted to them in a perfectly confidential manner.

Our firm is regularly called upon to coordinate defence teams in the interests of its clients in France and abroad.

Our team

Ensuring total availability and offering the greatest reactivity in the follow-up of cases, HUC-MOREL LABROUSSE ASSOCIES law firm ceaselessly seeks to anticipate its clients’ needs and adapt to their requests.

Our law firm assists its clients – french and foreign companies or individuals – before all French courts, administrative law enforcement authorities (including the Autorité des Marchés Financiers), or numerous foreign courts or

Partners

Nicolas HUC-MOREL

After three years at the Paris Economic and Financial Division, Nicolas HUC-MOREL joined the Paris Bar in 2002 and entered the criminal law firm METZNER ASSOCIES, of which he became one of the main partners in 2007.

Twelve years after having worked alongside Olivier Metzner on the biggest existing cases, he decided to found his own law firm with his team. 

In addition to criminal defence before French courts, Nicolas HUC-MOREL assists his clients, head of companies, individuals, French or foreign industrial companies and foreign investment funds in numerous cross-border proceedings (Switzerland, Brazil, United States, United Kingdom…).

He has acquired experience in the context of multi-jurisdictional litigation and has developed an operational knowledge of Anglo-Saxon evidence search methods.

Nicolas HUC-MOREL has a very solid expertise in the conduct of internal investigations and the prevention of criminal risk. He acts for both large industrial groups and individuals whether at national or international level (particularly in cases of international corruption and money laundering).

The law firm also assists its clients in setting up compliance programs adapted to their needs and areas of activity and has been involved in their continuous improvement for over 15 years.

Cédric LABROUSSE

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2004, Cédric LABROUSSE first practiced with Metzner Associés.

Cédric LABROUSSE has extensive expertise in criminal law, both in business criminal law and general criminal law, and has also developed solid skills in press and health law.

He also deals with the civil and commercial aspects of the cases for which he is responsible, in advice and litigation.

Cédric LABROUSSE is also a former First Secretary of the Paris Bar Lawyers’ Conference Association, Vice-Chairman of the Criminal Commission of the Association of Works Councils (ACE), member of the Scientific Committee of the Paris Bar Institute of Criminal Law, lecturer at the Paris Bar School of Criminal Defence, at the Paris Law School (EFB).

AVOCAT OF COUNSEL

Julie FRÉAL-SAISON

Julie FREAL-SAISON graduated from the Sciences-Po Paris Law School in economic law, holds a Master II in European Economic Law from the Robert Schuman University of Law (Strasbourg) and a LLM from the College of Europe. Since 2011, she practices mainly general criminal law and business criminal law.

She has also acquired experience in international litigation in Anglo-Saxon law firms (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Fried Frank, Willkie Farr & Gallagher) and before international courts and institutions (International Criminal Court, Court of Justice of the European Union, European Investment Bank).

Former student at King’s College in London, she is fluent in English.

LAWYERS

Daphné BELOT

Daphné BELOT holds a Master I in General Private Law, a Master II in Private International Law from Paris I University and a Master II in Contract Law from Paris XI University. Before joining HUC-MOREL LABROUSSE ASSOCIÉS, Daphné BELOT was a member of METZNER ASSOCIES and FTMS. She is fluent in both English and Russian.

Arnaud MAILHOS

Arnaud MAILHOS graduated from HEC Paris (Grande Ecole). He also holds a Master I in business law (Paris I Sorbonne) and a Master II in tax law (Toulouse-Capitole). After two years as a tax associate at PwC Law Firm, he joined the firm to practice in business criminal law, compliance and tax criminal law. He deals in particular with multi-jurisdictional cases (Europe and the United States). He speaks both English and German.

Hélène CHESNÉ

Hélène CHESNÉ graduated from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon – Sorbonne and holds a Master II in General Private Law. She worked at SOULEZ LARIVIERE and TOUR MAUBOURG AVOCATS and developed a practice in civil and commercial litigation and enforcement, before joining the firm to practice in business criminal law and compliance. She is fluent in English.

Gabrielle MILON

Gabrielle Milon holds a Master 2 in Private International Law and International Trade from the University of Panthéon-Sorbonn and a Master 2 in International Business Law from the University of Panthéon-Assas. She has been admitted to the Paris Bar in 2017. With her many years of experience in international law firms (Gide, WINSTON & STRAWN), both in France and abroad, or within law courts, Gabrielle MILON joined HUC-MOREL LABROUSSES ASSOCIES in 2018. She practices mainly general criminal law and business criminal law. She also advises on business litigation and on civil enforcement cases and procedures. She is fluent in English.

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