Our Expertise

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

Our services

At Holfran, we provide comprehensive assistance to entrepreneurs, operational staff, and legal departments in various legal matters, including negotiation, contract drafting, legal advice, and litigation support. Our team adopts a practical approach and emphasizes transparency and confidentiality throughout the process. We specialize in the following areas:


Commercial and contract law

Holfran is a team of specialized lawyers offering expert legal advice to clients on various aspects of commercial law, including sales, distribution, and competition law. Our team has extensive experience in handling all types of legal contracts, from general agreements like agency, distribution, franchising, cooperation, and service contracts, to more complex agreements tailored to specific projects like warehouse operating agreements, industrial subcontracting agreements, and turnkey demolition agreements.

We also provide commercial litigation services, representing clients in cases such as unlawful severance of business relationships, breach of contract, and debt recovery. At Holfran, we pride ourselves on our pragmatic and effective solutions to our clients’ legal issues. If you need assistance with commercial law, contact us today to learn how we can help your business.

Labor law

We provide comprehensive services for hiring employees in France, in particular for the drafting of labor agreements. We also assist our clients in managing the employment relationship, including where necessary assisting in the proper termination of labor agreements to avoid litigation.

Corporate law

We assist in the setting up of French corporations such as SAS or SARL (from the drafting of the articles of association to the registration with the commercial register). We help our clients restructure their business through the transfer of shares and secure finance agreements through guarantees and sureties.

Liability and litigation

We represent companies before the French courts and negotiate settlement agreements. We have specific expertise in (product) liability disputes, applicable law- and jurisdiction conflicts. We can coordinate proceedings in various jurisdictions (France – The Netherlands – Belgium) and work with international instruments and conventions. We also draft affidavits.

Construction and insurance law

Construction contracts or agreements with a subcontractor must be properly documented and insured, and occasionally lead to disputes, surveys or judicial proceedings. Our activities include advising on all aspects of French construction law and the associated guarantees and insurances; negotiating, drafting or assessing construction, subcontracting contracts and tenders in France; advising in case of disputes in France about, for example, delivery, defects, guarantees.

Transport law

We also assist our customers in matters relating to damage to, or loss of cargo during carriage, international road transport (CMR) disputes or consignment notes issues. Our activities include assisting in surveys, settlement negotiations and judicial proceedings


We assist creditors and debtors in insolvency proceedings in France. Our activities include advising on issues related to French insolvency law, as well as assisting debtors with filing for bankruptcy in France, helping creditors in filing a claim, triggering a guarantee, and communicating with French insolvency trustees.

All Services are provided in compliance with the European personal data protection regulations.

Solliciteur parlant français

Holfran est votre cabinet d’avocats français. Nos avocats, qui parlent couramment l’anglais, le français et le néerlandais, fournissent une assistance juridique experte aux sociétés étrangères, notamment néerlandaises et belges, actives en France. Nos avocats, tous diplômés d’universités françaises et spécialisés en droit français et international, sont inscrits au Barreau de Paris, assurant une communication fluide et une solution fiable aux besoins juridiques de votre entreprise en France.

Solliciteur français anglophone

Si votre entreprise exerce ses activités en France, elle peut être confrontée à un litige. Dans ce cas, elle doit faire appel à un cabinet d’avocats expérimenté dans le conseil juridique français aux sociétés étrangères. Engager Holfran est le bon choix car nos avocats connaissent parfaitement ce système juridique français et parlent couramment français, anglais et néerlandais. Nous fournissons des conseils complets en anglais (ou néerlandais) sur les questions ou litiges de droit français auxquels votre entreprise est confrontée. Nous consultons ou négocions avec le contractant ou la contrepartie en français. De cette façon, nos avocats peuvent assister votre entreprise de manière optimale.
Nos avocats trilingues sont diplômés d’universités françaises et titulaires d’un master en droit privé français (international). Ils conseillent au quotidien les entreprises étrangères (notamment néerlandaises et belges) qui font des affaires en France. Ils connaissent le système juridique français, les problèmes que peuvent rencontrer les sociétés étrangères et rendent le droit français accessible à ces sociétés étrangères. Holfran peut assister votre entreprise de manière optimale en vous offrant des conseils juridiques efficaces et pragmatiques. Nous conseillons en matière juridique, rédigeons des contrats et des documents et assistons nos clients lors de réunions ou de procédures judiciaires.

Nos services

Nos avocats anglophones, néerlandophones et francophones assistent les entreprises de manière orientée solution, transparente et confidentielle. Nos services incluent :


Conseil juridique en droit français
Assistance aux négociations
Projet de contrat
Médiation et règlements
Procès en France
Représentation des clients devant les tribunaux et devant les autorités administratives en France

    Domaines juridiques

    Notre activité se concentre dans les domaines juridiques suivants:

    • Droit commercial et des contrats
    • Droit de la responsabilité
    • Droit du travail
    • Droit des sociétés et entreprises
    • Droit de la construction et des assurances
    • Droit de l’insolvabilité
    • Droit des transports

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