Tort & liability 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.

Tort and liability law

Your (insurance) company may face tort and liability issues, for instance, because it is held liable, has to deal with a judicial survey, is sued in front of a French court or wishes to recover damages. If your company does business in France, and has such liability issues, it is wise to involve a law firm in France. Holfran is a French law firm with a European and Dutch background. Our lawyers assist foreign (in particular Dutch and Belgian) companies dealing with tort and liability law in France.
We are graduated from French universities and have strong expertise in French and international tort and liability law. Communication is facilitated because we are fluent in English, French and Dutch. Hence, we can provide the best possible service to foreign companies needing French law advice.

Why you need an English speaking lawyer

Holfran’s lawyers are specialists in assisting foreign (in particular, Dutch and Belgian) companies and insurers doing business on the French market. They have extensive experience in cross-border issues under French and international or European liability law. They can therefore make the right assessment of your company’s case and give the legal advice your company needs.
Foreign (in particular Dutch or Belgian) companies opt for the legal assistance of our law firm because our lawyers graduated from French universities, are specialized in French, and private international law and are fluent in English, French and Dutch. As a result, Holfran’s lawyers can offer your company the right and comprehensive guidance when you need legal support under French, international or European tort and liability law.

Liability law

If your company does business in France, it may have to deal with French or European liability and insurance law. We are familiar with the French legal system and master the European and international treaties and regulations. We advise and assist companies needing advice on liability law issues in France. Our services include:

  • Advising on tort, contract liability and product liability
  • Assisting in the preparation of, for example, an affidavit
  • Representing companies or insurers in (judicial) surveys and before the French courts
  • Contract and settlement negotiations
  • Drafting and updating policy conditions
  • Resolving conflicts for or with insurers
  • Advising on questions of applicable law and jurisdiction in international disputes
  • Coordinating proceedings in various jurisdictions (France – Netherlands – Belgium – England)

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

Holfran offers foreign (especially Dutch and Belgian) companies the necessary legal guidance. From giving comprehensive and pragmatic legal advice under French law to assisting in proceedings before French courts. Our services include:

  • Legal advice under French law
  • Assisting in negotiations
  • Contract drafting
  • Mediation and settlements
  • Litigation in France
  • Representing clients before the French courts or administrative authorities

If your company is dealing with a legal question or dispute in the field of French, international or European tort and liability law, Holfran will be happy to assist you. Contact us directly to discuss your company’s issue.

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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