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LAWYERS SPECIALISED IN RESTRUCTURING LITIGATION, M&A

Skilled, Committed, Independent
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Lamoure Rivals is an independent French law firm specialised in restructuring, any related litigation and M&A. With a combination of agility, teamwork and technical expertise, we work with you, side by side, so as to anticipate potential crises, implement recovery strategies, seize or develop opportunities and tackle the most complex issues together.

We have been making our legal expertise, our diverse procedural experience and our in-depth knowledge of the financial aspects of LBOs and distressed M&A available to debtors, shareholders, investors, buyers and partners of distressed companies for 20 years. We offer both advisory and litigation services, and can partner with other experts in the field.

Our approach is always receptive, rigorous, pragmatic, persevering and tactical and together we propose bespoke solutions tailored to your needs and the specifics of your situation. Our aim is always the same: attaining excellence in defending your interests while respecting your values.

Our strength

Firmly rooted in our independence, and with over 20 years’ shared experience in leading law firms, we pool our expertise and know-how and use them to help you rise to your challenges.

Our strength

Firmly rooted in our independence, and with over 20 years’ shared experience in leading law firms, we pool our expertise and know-how and use them to help you rise to your challenges.

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Lionel Lamoure

Lionel Lamoure

Founding Partner
Lawyer at the Court

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Bérangère Rivals

Bérangère Rivals

Founding Partner
Lawyer at the Court

A committed team

Your success is the result of teamwork. The quality of the strategies and support we offer is based on the expertise and commitment of our staff, who are fully invested in each and every one of your projects.

Lawyer Restructuring - Litigation

Camille Grangier

Lawyer Restructuring - M&A - PE

Enzo Faedda

Lawyer

Elisa Artu

Who are you?

PRIVATE EQUITY FUND

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PURCHASER

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COMPANY

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EXECUTIVE

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CREDITOR

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SHAREHOLDER

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CONTRACTING PARTNER

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DEBT FUND

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Our expertises

RESTRUCTURING

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M&A / PRIVATE EQUITY

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LITIGATION

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An Executive

... who needs to share its assessment of the issues and challenge its turnaround plan using the restructuring expertise of a dedicated team adapted to implement the best legal strategy for the Company, while preserving its responsibility.

... who requires assistance in connection with any liability claims (in particular to make good any shortfall in assets, personal bankruptcy, prohibition on managing the business).

A DEBT FUND

... which would like assistance to identify and complete investment opportunities, in particular in the context of distressed M&A or preventative procedures.

... which is looking for assistance in the context of discussions and negotiations with their debtor in order to preserve their rights as best they can, including by taking control of their debtor.

... which needs to define and implement a legal strategy as part of the restructuring of their debtor or in the context of complex litigation with the latter.

A Creditor

... who wants to assert its rights and securities as effectively as possible against a distressed debtor, without compromising the prospects of recovery.

... who wants to acquire an equity interest in its debtor as part of the latter's financial and operational restructuring.

... who needs to define and implement a legal strategy as part of the restructuring of its debtor or in the context of complex litigation with the latter.

A contracting partner

Commercial or financial partner of the Company, lessor, financial lessor,

... who wishes to secure the organisation of its contractual relationship and the preservation of his rights, in particular in view of the potential insolvency of their co-contracting partner.

... who wishes to acquire an equity interest in one of its co-contracting partners as part of the latter's financial and operational restructuring.

... who needs to define and implement a legal strategy as part of the restructuring of its co-contracting partner, or in the context of a complex dispute with the latter.

A shareholder

... which wants to be more active in the turnaround plan of its failing subsidiary, alongside the company's management, whether by contributing new money or participating in a distressed M&A process.

... which needs to define and implement a legal strategy in the context of restructuring or complex litigation proceedings (shareholder disputes, governance, liability claims).

A private equity fund

... which is trying to determine the most efficient and secure way to support the operational and financial restructuring of an underperforming interest or, on the contrary, to contribute to the development of said interest, in particular through acquisitions or industrial tie-ups.

... which is looking to divest an interest or make an acquisition in the ordinary course of business.

... which needs to define and implement a legal strategy in the context of restructuring or complex litigation proceedings (shareholder disputes, governance, liability claims relating to a defaulting interest).

A Purchaser

An industrial or financial player,

... who wants assistance as regards the realisation of business takeover opportunities in the context of an amicable restructuring requiring a change of control, as part of a pre-pack divestment or divestment plan, or through participation in safeguard or recovery plans for the target companies.

A Company

in any business sector, 

... which is obliged to consider its operational and financial restructuring in order to counter a growth crisis, excessive LBO or PGE debt, a loss of markets or a conflict with a strategic partner.

... which wants to grow through an acquisition, or to sell a subsidiary.

... which needs to define and implement a legal strategy in the context of restructuring or complex litigation proceedings.