1. Business

  2. September 2020
    Inauguration of the Reims office

    Richelieu Avocats is very pleased to inaugurate its new offices in Reims. The firm is now established in Paris, Laval and Reims.

  3. New associate, New office

    In September 2019, Sylvain Pelletreau, specialized in environmental law, will join Richelieu Avocats as new partenr. He will lead the new office of the law firm based in Reims.

  4. Richelieu Avocat is hiring new associates in Social Law.

  5. Defend

  6. Richelieu Avocats (Guillaume Marguet) counselled the founding shareholder of LC Outdoor in its purchase by the JCDecaux group.

  7. The least that can be said about Richelieu Avocats is that it does not shy away from complex cases

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Backed by its 20 years’experience in legal counselling and litigation practice dedicated to businesses and individuals, Richelieu Avocats is well placed to defend your interests.


Already engaged in a number of sectors (banking, tourism, manufacturing, services, communication, real-estate, etc.), the firm’s work spans all sectors of activity.

The clients of Richelieu Avocats can rely on the personal commitment of the partners to their cases and the highest level of professional secrecy.


September, 2020 - RICHELIEU AVOCATS, with his partner Vincent Merat, is supporting the Fidesio agency in its strong development with the takeover of Agence’O. Read the press release of the Fidesio agency
Fidesio - Richelieu Avocats

September, 2020 - The economic and legal information weekly Petites Affiches Matot Braine presents the RICHELIEU AVOCATS law firm on the occasion of the inauguration of our premises in Reims on September 15th.
Article de presse Petites Affiches Matot Braine - Richelieu Avocats

September, 2020 - Richelieu Avocats, with his partner Vincent Merat, is supporting the strong development of the MONUMENT CAFE Group, headed by Cyril Vauterin, with the legal takeovers of a new restaurant in Chartres and a central kitchen near Versailles.
Monument Cafe - Richelieu Avocats

September 15th, 2020- Richelieu Avocats is very pleased to have celebrated the first anniversary of the association of Sylvain Pelletreau, specializing in environmental law, at the same time as the inauguration of its new offices in Reims. The firm is now established in Paris, Laval and Reims.

July 2020 - Waste: what are the challenges for this strategic sector? Sylvain Pelletreau on the Institut Sapiens website. Read the article.

July 2020 - The competence for waste belongs to the municipalities. But they can call on the services of the State so that they can regain its competence by subsidiarity. Sylvain Pelletreau in Reporterre, the daily newspaper for ecology. Read the article.


July 2O2O - Our partner Sylvain Pelletreau, specialized in environmental law, was interviewed by Emmanuelle Ducros on wind turbines and their impact on the environment and landscapes. Article to find in L’Opinion of July 7th.


July 2O2O - Our partner Sylvain Pelletreau, specialized in environmental law, spoke alongside Emmanuelle Ducros at the video-café of the Sapiens Institute to answer the question: does France (still) have food and environmental sovereignty? Read the article.

July 2O2O - Our partner Vincent Merat participated in the AFDCC Credit Managers Association Webinar to discuss the legal impacts during this period of crisis. Read the article.

June 2O2O - Our partner Sylvain Pelletreau, lawyer specializing in environmental law, spoke at the CCI OISE Webinar, in the sustainable performance program to talk about industrial waste and accidents.

June 2O2O - Our partner Sylvain Pelletreau, specializing in environmental law, spoke alongside Emmanuelle Ducros, journalist at l’Opinion and Ysens de La Panouse, PhD, during a breakfast at the Sapiens Institute to talk about environmental sovereignty and agricultural sovereignty of France. Read the article.

May 2O2O - In the article on the issue of insurance business interruption, the newspaper Opinion quotes Moulins Beaufort Grégory, which encourages companies to carefully analyze their insurance policies to see if they can request compensation from their insurer.

May 2O2O - Vincent Merat spoke on May 6th and 7th during the webinars organized by AFDCC Association of Credit Managers, on various financial or legal issues related to the state of health emergency.

February 2O2O - Our environment partner Sylvain Pelletreau contributed to the Sapiens Institute’s report at the start of the year. Read his article The curious French environmental oxymoron and the contributions of other experts to find out what to expect from 2020,year of curiosity. Read the article.


January 2O2O - Sylvain Pelletreau, partner specializing in environmental law at RICHELIEU AVOCATS, wonders about the favor currently enjoyed by wind turbines, in a documented post published on the site of the Sapiens Institute. Read the article.

December 2019 - Sylvain Pelletreau, the environmental law specialist at Richelieu Avocats, was interviewed on October 31st by Le Parisien about the circulation of advertising buses in Paris on behalf of the sports betting site WINAMAX. Read the article.


November 2019 - Let the rooster Maurice be reassured, the legislator takes care of him! Farewell calf, cow, pig, brood! (…)

November 2019 - RICHELIEU AVOCATS is pleased to announce the arrival, as 6th partner, of Vincent Merat, specialized in insolvency proceedings law, restructuring of companies in difficulty and company law. Vincent Merat practiced bankruptcy and corporate law for 12 years with AyacheSalama and previously with Taj Deloitte then Poulain Sonier & Associés. Vincent Merat supports French and foreign SMEs and mid-caps during restructuring operations, external growth by taking over companies in difficulty (recovery or judicial liquidation), and during corporate operations (company law, transfer, acquisition, etc.).

Portrait Sylvain Pelletreau

Sylvain Pelletreau, partner of the firm specializing in environmental law, was listed at the end of October 2019 as an expert from the SAPIENS Institute. Its first analysis on the SAPIENS Institute website was posted on October 28th, 2019. Read the press release

October 2019 - At the invitation of the OISE CCI, Sylvain Pelletreau spoke on October 17th, 2019, on the subject of responsibilities (civil, criminal, administrative) of waste management players before an audience of industrialists and waste professionals.

September 2019 - RICHELIEU AVOCATS is pleased to announce the arrival, as 5th partner, of Sylvain Pelletreau, specialized in environmental law, and the opening of a secondary office in Reims.

Portrait Guillaume Marguet

June 2019 - RICHELIEU AVOCATS (Guillaume Marguet) in Barcelona few days ago for a speech to an audience of entrepreneurs operating on the Internet, on the fiscal aspects of expatriation, tax residence and recent French reform of the Exit Tax.

On July 4th, 2019, RICHELIEU AVOCATS welcomed clients, friends and partners to celebrate its installation in its new premises on Bd Edgar Quinet.
Accueil Richelieu

May 2019 - As part of its development, RICHELIEU AVOCATS moved near the Montparnasse train station.

After 11 years in the 9th arrondissement, the Firm is now located at 40 Boulevard Edgar Quinet 75014 Paris, 1h15 from its secondary office in the West, in spacious premises, thoroughly renovated and equipped with three meeting rooms.

We are very pleased to have welcomed our business partner Frédéric Pierucci on February 20th, 2019 to discuss with him and our guests in charge of Compliance issues, about his experience, his book The American Trap and the threats that the very coercive Foreign Corrupt Practices American Act may pose on French groups.
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Richelieu Avocats, supporting France’s bid to host the 2025 Universal Exhibition.
Expo france 2025

Richelieu Avocats is referenced by the Décideurs Juridiques magazine for its renowned Employment & Social Security Law and Business Litigations practice.Decideurs magazine


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