Construction & insurance law

For companies doing business in France

Holfran is your company’s legal partner in Paris, France. We assist with effective solutions and a pragmatic approach.

Construction and insurance law

If your company is performing construction work in France, it has to face complex French legislation, in relation for instance to subcontracting, specific construction warranties and insurances. To avoid liability, it is important to comply with the regulations and enter into agreements protecting your company. Construction orders can also lead to disputes about the quality of the work or to (judicial) surveys. Appropriate legal guidance by a French construction and insurance lawyer is crucial. The attorneys at law firm Holfran are happy to assist.
Our lawyers have a Dutch and European background and speak fluent English, French and Dutch. They graduated from French universities and master the French legal system. For years, they have been assisting foreign (and especially Dutch and Belgian) companies involved in building works in France. That is why Holfran grants optimal advice and guidance to your company or insurer.

Legal advice

Holfran’s lawyers are registered at the Paris bar. They graduated from French universities, are trilingual and offer the right guidance to foreign (especially Dutch and Belgian) companies doing business in France.

Construction law and insurance law

Construction contracts or agreements with a subcontractor must be properly documented in order to avoid disputes. Holfran can assist in drafting the right documents. Should litigation nevertheless occur, your company may be facing expert surveys, judicial proceedings or insurance issues in France. Your company or insurer can also be held liable in France. Holfran’s English speaking lawyers can give you the proper advice and guidance under French law. Aiming at giving the best possible service, Holfran also works together with a network of specialized lawyers worldwide. Our activities include:

  • Advising on all aspects of French construction law, the associated guarantees and insurances
  • Negotiating, drafting or reviewing contracts, subcontracting agreements or tenders
  • Judicial proceedings in disputes about, for example, delivery, defects or warranties

Would you like more information about how we can help your business?

We are happy to assist. Call us +33 (0)1 42 96 80 98
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Legal assistance from Holfran

We offer foreign (especially Dutch and Belgian) companies, legal guidance in the field of French construction and insurance law. Our services include:

  • Legal advice under French law
  • Assisting in negotiations
  • Contract drafting
  • Mediation and settlements
  • Litigation in France
  • Representing construction companies or insurers before the French courts

Do you have questions about French construction and insurance law and would you like guidance from an English (or Dutch) speaking lawyer in France? Holfran will be happy to assist you. Holfran is a French law firm whilst its lawyers are fluent in English, French and Dutch, thereby offering foreign companies, optimal guidance. Contact us directly; our lawyers are happy to advise and can provide a cost estimate.

What can Holfran do for your business?

We provide legal guidance.

For your business matters in France, we advise and litigate in various areas of law.

Contracts & Terms and Conditions

We prepare the legal documents for your business with its French partners.

Your lawyer in France

From our office in Paris we help your company doing business in France.

Does your company need our expertise?

We are happy to assist.
Call us +33 (0)1 42 96 80 98
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