Our team

The partners

Laurent
Delvolvé

Sébastien
Poniatowski

Alexandre
Suay

Charles 
Casal

Lorenzo
Serafini

The collaborators

Tiphaine
de Varax

Marie-Astrid
Nicol

Juliette
Bissiere

Geoffrey
Saulin

Edouard
Chauvaux

Bérénice
Fonlladosa

Margaux 
Horstmann

Bérénice  
Dago

Charles  
Rouvier

The assistants

Corinne
Rodriguez

Pauline
Tavian

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Laurent Delvolvé - DPS Avocats

Laurent DELVOLVE

laurent.delvolve@dpsavocats.com

Former Secretary of the Conférence du stage (a speech contest for lawyers), he teaches at École de formation des barreaux (French Bar Admission School), where he prepares students to court hearings and pleading. He is the honorary president of the Lysias National Conference (inter-university legal eloquence and pleading competition) and conducts training seminars on speaking skills.     

Published work
« La parole est un don de soi, l’art de parler en public »
Éditions Téqui 2018

Sébastien Poniatowski - DPS Avocats

Sébastien PONIATOWSKI

sebastien.poniatowski@dpsavocats.com

Registered at the Paris Bar since 2004, he assists growing companies and their shareholders, family offices and property companies, particularly in the fields of real estate, Internet and information technology, health and energy. Sébastien first started his legal practice with Mayer Brown in 2004, before joining Simmons & Simmons in 2008. He then went on co-founding DPS Avocats.

Alexandre Suay - DPS Avocats

Alexandre SUAY

alexandre.suay@dpsavocats.com

Alexandre was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2002 and has been an associate attorney of the firm since its creation.                                                                       

He works with various market players such as property companies, asset managers, land developers and construction stakeholders. He specializes in all issues related to real estate management (commercial leases, residential leases, condominium), real estate sales and construction.

He and his team also assist his clients in the acquisition and sale of companies operating in the real estate industry.

Charles Casal - DPS Avocats

Charles CASAL

charles.casal@dpsavocats.com

Registered at the Paris Bar since 2000, Charles helps growing businesses and their shareholders, especially with their structuring, their equity operations, mergers acquisitions and in the related disputes. As such, he has developed expertise in the health and advanced technology sectors.

Charles first started his practice in the investment funds department of Arendt & Medernach in Luxembourg, before joining Derriennic Associés, a leading law firm in the field of new technologies. He then founded Winnov before joining Cheysson Marchadier.

He has been a jury member of the pitch contest Innovation & Galien for several years, as well as a member of Réseau Entreprendre Paris (a private network of business executives that supports young entrepreneurs).

 

Articles and contributions
“Med tech-e-health: the conditions for development are fulfilled”, Fusions & Acquisitions Magazine, November – December 2017


“Big Data and connected prevention: propositions by the Club Acteurs de la Prévention”, 22 November 2016


“The Associates’ Pact, the cornerstone of the organization and development of medical biology businesses”, in Le Biologiste Médical, nouveau manager de son laboratoire, collective work under the supervision of Philippe Taboulet, EDP Sciences 2015


“Shareholders and CSR: what duties?”, Fusions & Acquisitions Magazine, July – August 2014


“Personal data: knowing the rules to avoid offside”, Le Cercle les Echos, May 2014


“Taking into account the importance of information system in contract management”, Biologiste Infos, April – May 2013


“Financing for development: how to differentiate between financialization and financing”, Biologiste Infos, March 2013


“Maintenance contracts: hazards and risks of cancellation”, Expertises des systèmes d’informations, May 2007

Lorenzo Serafini - DPS Avocats

Lorenzo SERAFINI

lorenzo.serafini@dpsavocats.com

After obtaining his bilingual Master’s degree (French and Italian) in business law and international and European trade dispute (Paris X university), Lorenzo Serafini started his practice in several French and Anglo-Saxon structures, before joining the firm in 2013.     He has developed an expertise in real-estate law, especially in matters of leases, condominium; construction and real-estate sales, as well as in commercial law.              He helps and assists French and Italian institutional players in both advisory and litigation matters.

Tiphaine de Varax - DPS Avocats

Tiphaine de Varax

tiphaine.devarax@dpsavocats.com

Tiphaine studied law at the Paris II Panthéon Assas university and graduated with a DESS in Human Rights and International Law as well as a certificate in Criminal Sciences from the Paris II Institute for Criminology. Tiphaine carried on with her continuing education in labor law. She joined DPS Avocats in 2010.

Marie-Astrid Nicol - DPS Avocats

Marie-Astrid Nicol

marieastrid.nicol@dpsavocats.com

After studying at the Paris II Panthéon Assas university, graduating with a Master’s degree in Research in Private International Law and International Trade, Marie-Astrid worked in a law firm, assisting the Conseil d’État (French Council of State),and the Court of Cassation and in a business law firm in Paris. She joined DPS Avocats in 2016.

Juliette Bissiere - DPS Avocats

Juliette BISSIERE

juliette.bissiere@dpsavocats.com

At the Paris II Panthéon Assas university, Juliette studied Judicial Careers for a year before specializing in business criminal law. She graduated with a Master’s degree in Criminal Practices. She joined DPS Avocats in 2017.

Geoffrey Saulin - DPS Avocats

Geoffrey Saulin

geoffrey.saulin@dpsavocats.com

Geoffrey graduated from the Paris X Nanterre university with a Master’s degree in business law. Geoffrey joined DPS Avocats in 2018.

Edouard Chauvaux - DPS Avocats

Edouard CHAUVAUX

edouard.chauvaux@dpsavocats.com

After studying in the Paris V Descartes university, where he graduated with a Master’s degree in civil and commercial obligations law, Edouard continued his training in the Tribunal d’Instance (Court of First Instance) and worked in a Parisian business law firm. Edouard joined DPS Avocats in 2018.

Bérénice Fonlladosa - DPS Avocats

Bérénice FONLLADOSA

berenice.fonlladosa@dpsavocats.com

Bérénice has an LLM in commercial law from the University of Exeter and a Master’s degree in « fundamental private law » from the University of Paris Sud. She worked in the legal departments of major groups and then in international business firms before joining DPS Avocats in 2019.

Margaux HORSTMANN

margaux.horstmann@dpsavocats.com

Margaux holds a University degree « Chinese Business Management » from the Shanghai Normal University (China) and a Master 2 postgraduate diploma in international business law from University Paris Sud Paris XI.

She worked in the legal departments of major groups and then in business law firms before joining DPS Avocats in 2019.

Bérénice DAGO

berenice.dago@dpsavocats.com

Bérénice holds a «lawyer in international and European business» Master’s degree (magistère) from the University of Lorraine with Erasmus at the University of Köln. She worked in international business law firms in Germany, Hong Kong and France before joining DPS Avocats in 2020.

Charles ROUVIER

charles.rouvier@dpsavocats.com

Charles holds a master in business law from the University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas. He trained at the court of Appeal (Paris), and afterwards in a in a Parisian business law firm. Charles joined DPS Avocats in 2019.

Corinne Rodriguez - DPS Avocats

Corinne RODRIGUEZ

contact@dpsavocats.com

Is managing the firm Takes care of the management of the firm in conjunction with the partners.

Pauline Tavian - DPS Avocats

Pauline TAVIAN

office@dpsavocats.com

Takes care of the management of the firm in conjunction with the partners.