18 mars 2024

MEDICI – RANKINGS: MEDICI RECOGNIZED FOR THE FIRST TIME BY CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS

Medici is proud to announce that it has been recognized for the first time by Chambers and Partners and ranked in both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2024 for International Arbitration.

It is truly humbling to see our law firm listed alongside the leading firms in international arbitration, within just a few years since its creation. This achievement is a significant milestone especially given that Chamber’s recognition is based on authentic client feedback. 

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our valued clients and esteemed peers for taking the time to respond to Chambers’ questions and interviews and for their constant support.

Thanks to all the team for the incredible efforts, dedication and enthusiasm.

Links to the rankings :

21 décembre 2023

MEDICI – RANKING : MEDICI’S PARTNERS’ FEATURE ONCE AGAIN IN WHO’S WHO LEGAL 2024 – ARBITRATION

Medici is proud to announce that its three partners have once again been recognised in the prestigious Who's Who Legal: Arbitration, 2024 ranking.

Caroline Duclercq is listed in the "Recommended" category (Global Guide) as a "Recommended Practitioner". Marie-Laure Bizeau and Valence Borgia continue to be recognised as "Future Leaders" (Global Guide). Marie-Laure Bizeau, Valence Borgia and Caroline Duclercq also feature in the "Recommended" category (France, National guide) as "Recommended Practitioner".

The nominations for Who's Who Legal are made by peers and clients, international arbitrators and lawyers, confirming Medici's position as a leading law firm specialising in international arbitration.

These awards are the result of the work of the entire team at the firm, to whom we extend our sincere thanks. The firm would also like to warmly thank its clients and peers for their trust and recommendations.

Link to the rankings:

22 novembre 2023

MEDICI – NEWS – VALERIE KASPARIAN JOINS MEDICI

Medici continues its growth with the arrival of Valérie Kasparian, who has joined the firm as an associate.

Valérie brings a deep legal expertise in peri-arbitral litigation, commercial litigation, and international commercial arbitration. Valérie will play a crucial role in reinforcing our arbitration practice in the Middle East and North Africa region by leveraging her proficiency in the Arabic language and her extensive knowledge of the legal landscape of the MENA region to ensure the highest standards of legal representation.

Prior to joining Medici, Valérie practiced in the fields of commercial litigation and international commercial arbitration. She was involved in complex business disputes and assisted venture capital funds and companies in the technology, science and media sectors in resolving shareholder disputes, disputes between shareholders and directors, as well as in resolving their day-to-day business disputes (breach of contract, unfair competition, termination of commercial relations, product suspensions and merchant account suspensions on online marketplaces).

Valérie is a member of the Paris and Beirut Bars and holds a Master in International Private Law and International Commercial Law from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas and a Bachelor of Laws from Saint-Joseph University of Beirut.

Valérie Kasparian

27 octobre 2023

MEDICI – RANKING : MEDICI INTEGRATES THE RANKING “PROMOTION & CONSTRUCTION. CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION (INCLUDING INSURANCE) ” BY THE DÉCIDEURS MAGAZINE IN THE “RENOWNED PRACTICE” CATEGORY

Medici is delighted to announce that it has been ranked by the Décideurs Magazine (Leaders League group) for its “renowned practice” in “Promotion & Construction. Construction litigation (including insurance)”.  

The Medici team thanks their clients and peers for their trust.

https://www.leadersleague.com/fr/classements/promotion-construction-contentieux-de-la-construction-dont-assurances-classement-2023-cabinet-d-avocats-france

21 septembre 2023

MEDICI – EVENTS : CAROLINE DUCLERCQ TO SPEAK ON THIRD-PARTY FUNDING AT A CONFERENCE ON “ARBITRATION AND COMPANIES UNDER OHADA LAW” IN DAKAR

Caroline Duclercq will be taking part, from 28 to 29 September 2023, in a conference in Dakar organized by JUS AFRICA in partnership with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Editions du Centre de Recherches et d’Etudes en Droit et Institutions Judiciaires (CREDIJ) on the subject “Arbitration and Companies under OHADA Law”.

She will speak on Friday the 29th September 2023 during the third roundtable on “Companies providing extra-legal services”, moderated by Pierre Kasongo Makanda, alongside Pierre Daureu and Romain Dupeyre, and will be focusing on the subject of third-party funding.

Eminent professors, colleagues and legal experts will also be present, including: Vanesse de Happi, Hélène Sarr, Mamadou Seck, Claude Mentenon, Yoro Moussa Diallo, Ether Moutngui, Emmanuel Sibidi Darankoum, Ismaila Madior Fall, Jessica Aya Nanou, Mayatta Mbaye Ndiaye, Habibatou Toure, Serges Martin Zangue, Patricia Sopi Kakou, Mounetaga Diouf, Karel Osiris Dogue, François-Xavier Mbono, Martial Akakpo, Gaston Kenfack Douajni, Diamana Diawara, Khaled Abou El Houda, Marie-Andrée Ngwe, Patrick Bondonga Lesambo, Abdoulaye Sakho, Joachim Bile Aka, Sylvie Bebohi, Simon Ndiaye, Coco Kayudi Misamu, Mathias Cazier-Darmois, Mouhamed Kebe, Sabrina Ainouz, Nadia Biouele Tall, Batibié Bâtis Benao, Yvette Ngwevilo Rékangalt, Joseph Djogbenou. 

For full details of the programme, visit: https://www.ohada.com/uploads/actualite/6869/programme.pdf

21 juillet 2023

MEDICI – RECOGNITION: MARIE-LAURE BIZEAU, PARTNER AT MEDICI, RECOGNIZED BY “JUS CONNECT” AMONG THE 10 FRENCH “LEGAL TITANS” IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION

Medici is proud to announce that Marie-Laure Bizeau has been recognized by “Jus Connect” among the 10 french “legal titans” for her expertise in international arbitration.

Link available here : Linkedin Jus Connect | Arbitration lawyers - International arbitration activity

20 juillet 2023

MEDICI – RANKING – CAROLINE DUCLERCQ, PARTNER AT MEDICI, PRIZED BY “THE LEGAL 500” IN ITS “PRIVATE PRACTICE POWERLIST 2023 ARBITRATION | FRANCE”

Medici is proud to announce that Caroline Duclercq has been prized by the Legal 500 in the « Private Practice Powerlist 2023 Arbitration | France ».

Link available here: Private Practice Powerlist 2023 Arbitration | France

23 juin 2023

MEDICI – RANKING : MEDICI’S PARTNERS NOMINATED BY THEIR PEERS IN THE BEST LAWYERS 2024 RANKING IN THE CATEGORIES « ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION » AND « INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION »

Medici is proud to announce that Marie-Laure Bizeau, Valence Borgia and Caroline Duclercq have been nominated by their peers in The Best Lawyers in France ranking (14th edition) for their valued work in the "Arbitration and Mediation" categories. Caroline also appears as Best Lawyer in the “International Arbitration” category.

Link to the ranking: https://www.bestlawyers.com/current-edition/france.

23 mai 2023

MEDICI – NEWS: STATEMENT BY CAROLINE DUCLERCQ ON THE AFRICAN DOCTRINE ON INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION IN THE CONTEXT OF THE 7th ICC AFRICA ARBITRATION CONFERENCE IN LAGOS.

Caroline Duclercq will participate, from May 31 to June 2, 2023, in the 7th ICC Africa Arbitration Conference in Lagos organized by the ICC Nigeria Commission on Arbitration & ADR, in partnership with the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris and the Nigerian Bar Association, on the topic: “INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION AND ADR: THE AFRICAN JOURNEY SO FAR AND LOOKING FORWARD”. She will speak at the panel “AFRICAN DOCTRINE REGARDING INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION: A NECESSARY REVOLUTION” on Thursday 1 June 2023 alongside Clémence Assou, Habibatou Touré, Alain Fénéon, Adama Soro and Alexandre Vaggenheim.

There will also be distinguished professors, colleagues and jurists, and in particular: Claudia Salomon, Diamana Diawara, Ghiyta Iraqi, Achilles Ngwanza, Mouhamed Kebe, Joachim Bile Aka, Mohamed Shelbaya, George Bermann, Marily Paralika, Thomas Kendra, Charles Nairac, Alexander Fessas, Sabrina Aïnouz, Michael Ostrove, Samantha Nataf, Clement Fouchard, Sylvie Bebohi, Pierre Daureu, Chérine Ftouki.

All program information and registration can be found at: https://2go.iccwbo.org/icc-european-conference-on-international-arbitration.html#programme.

13 avril 2023

MEDICI – RANKING: MEDICI IS PRIZED BY THE LEGAL 500 EMEA IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION

🏆 Medici is once again recognised by The Legal 500 in the "Europe, Middle East & Africa > France > Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration" ranking: "The Medici team bring together lawyers who have extensive experience in international commercial and investment arbitration".

👏 Congratulations to our entire team without whom this new Legal 500 ranking would not have been possible! The Medici team would also like to warmly thank its clients and peers for their trust and recommendations.

To access the ranking, click here.