The lawyers of MENTHA are recognised for their expertise in the various fields of business activities, including:

Contract and Company Law

Legal advice on and drafting of contracts (sales, mandates, distribution, franchising, licensing, etc.)

Formation, reorganization, mergers and acquisitions, joint-ventures, liquidation, liability of company organs (directors, auditor)

Banking and Finance Law

Legal advice to banking and financial institutions, and bank's customers, mutual funds, relations with the (regulatory / supervisory) authorities of the financial markets

Real Estate and Construction Law

Building Contracts, leases, administrative procedures

Commercial Disputes and Arbitration

Assistance and representation of parties before civil, commercial and administrative courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings, office as sole arbitrator, party-appointed arbitrator or as Chair of the arbitral tribunal.

Labor Law

Advice to employees or employers, representing employees or employers before the labor courts, advice in relation to collective labor disputes and representation before the competent authorities (instances spécialisées), advice and representation for labor disputes in the public sector, advice and representation in administrative investigations, carrying out of audits or administrative investigations.

Financial and Estate Planning

Advice in succession matters, (pactes successoraux), wills, relocation, asset structuring, (succession d'entreprise), inheritance disputes

Immigration Law

Residency permits, work permits, relocation

Bankruptcy and (Assainissement)

Representation of parties (creditors or debtors) in collection proceedings, composition with creditors in judicial or extrajudicial proceedings and bankruptcy proceedings including liquidator's office

National and International Criminal Law,International Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters

Defence and representation of parties in proceedings under national or international criminal law, white collar crime, international crimes (war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide), international mutual assistance in criminal matters.

Human Rights and Fundamental Rights

Defence, assistance and representation of parties regarding human rights and fundamental rights, proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights, advice to corporations on liability and due diligence in business and human rights issues, assistance in risks assessment and in the design of corporate strategies and in the drafting of internal guidelines or contracts.

Tort Law and Personality Rights

Assistance and representation of parties in tort law litigation, especially in medical matters.

Judicial and extra-judicial intervention regarding personality rights, including of public figures, in particular with regard to physical integrity, privacy, honour, image, the media, access to the person’s file, the name.

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