Composed of multilingual lawyers, the France Desk offers multi-disciplinary support in corporate law.

Our role is to advise our Francophone and international clients on their projects and provide them with innovative solutions adapted to their objectives.

Our team of professionals has developed extensive expertise in a wide range of sectors, including company law, mergers and acquisitions, tax law, immigration law, employment law, litigation, property law, energy and mining law, environmental law, as well as infrastructure and concession law.


The members of the German Desk are able to advise in French, German and English on both the transactional and contentious aspects of corporate law, in collaboration with the rest of the firm’s specialised departments, in particular in relation to cross-border investments, mergers and acquisitions, company restructuring, international employee mobility, industrial risk and product liability. They also have renowned industry expertise in renewable energy.

The German Desk has a perfect understanding of the economic and social environment of German-speaking countries, which allows us to provide efficient and customised solutions to the international challenges faced by our clients.

The German Desk is priviledged to have DS Avocats lawyers based in North and South America, Asia, Africa and Europe and is equally active in Franco-German organisations (CFACI, ACE, DAV, OFATE/DFBEW).


Our Iberian Desk has unique expertise in project development and the optimisation of bilateral economic relations.

Our teams respond to all questions related to business law, including company law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law, etc.

Our Iberian Desk advises national and international clients composed of companies across a wide range of sectors, such as finance, venture capital, Internet and new technologies, pharmaceuticals, energy, hospitality, property, textiles and mass consumption.


Working in close collaboration with our specialised teams based in Milano, our Italy Desk advises on both transactional and contentious matters in the following fields:

  • cross-border investments (mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and insolvency proceedings);
  • performance of commercial contracts;
  • country entry;
  • international employee mobility within the EU for European workers or workers from non-European countries.

Our Italy Desk also advises Italian companies on establishing their businesses abroad and international expansion, in close collaboration with the network of DS Avocats offices cross Europe, Africa, Asia and America, as well as with our other international Desks.

The Italy Desk lawyers have built privileged relationships with public and professional trade bodies and regularly speak at specialised events, notably on ‘doing business’ and international employee mobility.

United Kingdom

Our UK Desk offers our clients the advantage of proximity, on the ground experience and an international culture, in addition to bilingual French/English assistance.

The Desk advises companies, investment funds, entrepreneurs and British law firms on their projects everywhere in the world where DS has an office. It also advises an international clientele on business in the UK in collaboration with our network of partners.

Lastly, the Desk advises on all aspects of corporate law, both on transactional and contentious/arbitration matters, as well as in all sectors of business, including, health, energy, new technologies, agribusiness, financial services, etc.