Watson Farley & Williams LLP

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Watson Farley & Williams : key facts

Our Paris office

Established more than 25 years ago, Watson Farley & Williams Paris regularly advises on high profile projects and transactions. Working in French and English law and focusing on a range of core sectors, our lawyers understand key industry drivers and deliver practical advice that works in context. 

Our team delivers astute legal services in asset and project finance, banking, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture, restructuring and insolvency, tax, regulatory, public law, arbitration and dispute resolution matters. 

Cross-border specialists

The effective management of complex cross-border matters is a key area in which the firm has become renowned. Our legal team in Paris practises both French and English law and is also ideally placed to advise on projects in French-speaking Africa including OHADA countries. 



Watson Farley & Williams in Paris

The delivery of clear, effective and commercial legal solutions is fundamental to our practice. Our team in Paris consists of 35 lawyers, including eight partners with significant sector knowledge and experience and practical knowledge of various asset classes and transaction types – a combination which has earned us a stand-out reputation in the market.

Premium legal services

Our French legal team is a leading sector focused finance and corporate practice which provides specific expertise in the maritime, transport (including aviation and rail), energy (including renewable energy), natural resources, infrastructure & PPP, real estate, private equity and TMT/ICT sectors.
The firm advises French and foreign industrial and service groups, institutional investors, investment funds, banks, export credit agencies (ECAs), entrepreneurs, family offices, public bodies and governments.