François Vuillet

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François Vuillet

Member of the Paris Bar since 1992
Managing Partner Dixys Avocats

PROFILE
  • Started his professional career at a law firm in Paris, highly specialized in the field of corporate law
  • Held various in-house legal positions, including at management level as part of the Office of General Counsel, where he was entrusted with special responsibilities for all legal aspects of strategic transactions
  • Works as a sole practitioner offering legal and litigation services to a variety of French and international corporations active in France

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF EXPERTISE – LEGAL COUNSEL & LITIGATION SERVICES

Corporate law

  • Mergers & Acquisitions, transfer of business and goodwill, Joint Venture and related ancillary agreements

Bankruptcy proceedings and related operations

  • Preventive measures
  • Sale and purchase of assets and liabilities

Business transactions

Supply, sale and purchase, sub-contracting, distribution, agency, franchise agreements, license and other IP agreements in the field of technology, research & development, IP and know-how transfers

Litigation

  • Abusive clauses in put and call agreements
  • Warranty claims relating to the assets and liabilities pursuant to business / share sale and purchase agreements
  • Abuse of dominant position
  • Non-compliance with contractual specifications
  • Tort and contractual liability

Experience

1996 todate

Law Firm Dixys Avocats

  • “Avocat”, co-founder and managing partner

1992 – 1996

Cabinet Lambert & Associés

  • “Avocat”, partner

1984 – 1991

Thales SA
(Equipment and system electronics)

  • Head of legal M&A (1990–1991)
  • Group General Counsel (1989)
  • Office of Corporate General Counsel (1984 – 1988)

1982 – 1983

Durand-Villette
(Firm of solicitors – Paris)

  • M&A Department

1979 – 1981

Office of Me Mennesson
(Public Notary)

  • Member of the real estate Department

MAIN SECTORS OF ACTIVITY

  • Air transportation and related ground services, tourism and leisure activities, electronics, pharma and biotech, energy distribution, industrial

DIPLOMAS

  • Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées de droit notarial
    (Université Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne – 1979)
  • Maîtrise de Droit Privé Général
    (Université Paris V – René Descartes – 1978)

A question ?

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