The Legal 500


FÉRAL est distingué dans plusieurs catégories :

Luxury Goods (Tier 1) (3e année consécutive) 

‘The team at boutique firm Féral leverages the experience of its team to advise on a diverse spectrum of matters for major multinational corporates in the luxury goods space, across such sectors as cosmetics, fashion, jewellery, blockchain and tech. The group’s comprehensive offering covers international IP protection strategies, judicial and extrajudicial disputes resolution, anti-counterfeiting, dawn raids, data protection compliance and contractual and transactional support. The practice is led by IP and IT specialist Richard Willemant, who draws on experience handling matters involving media, entertainment, health, sports, gaming and transportation.’

 IT & Internet  (Tier 2)

Féral‘s pre-eminence in both contentious and non-contentious matters sees it advise on technology-related agreements, judicial proceedings and expert appraisals across the internet and media, data privacy and dematerialisation and electronic archiving sectors. IP specialist Richard Willemant and Olivia Luzi who was a new arrival following the firm’s merger with Luzi Avocats, lead the practice. Experienced mediators Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie and Christiane Féral-Schuhl are both experts in IP and IT law. Olivier De Courcel is another name to note.’ 

Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie compte parmi les  « Leading individuals » dans cette catégorie.


‘Responsiveness and efficiency.’

Data Privacy and Data Protection (Tier 3)

‘A popular choice for clients in sensitive industry sectors such as banking, insurance and pharmaceuticals, Féral‘s broad data protection team is geared to assist with work such as data protection compliance audits, personal data transfer agreements and the drafting of IT guidelines. Richard Willemant‘s varied practice includes assisting clients in the wake of data breaches. Christiane Féral-Schuhl‘s expertise includes advising on cross-border personal data transfers. Justine Sinibaldi advises clients from industries spanning health, education and advertising on issues such as GDPR compliance, contractual responsibility and cybercrime. Olivia Luzi was a new arrival following the firm’s merger with Luzi Avocats.’

Testimonials – Témoignages Clients

‘Competent, efficient, responsive.’

‘A team very close to its customers with very good knowledge of the industry and activities. This allows for a relationship of total trust and rapid execution.’

‘Perfect adaptation to the needs and world of the client. Great responsiveness combined with great friendliness from everyone.’

‘The team as a whole was perfect. We greatly appreciated the availability and expertise of the team led by Olivia Luzi who paid constant and very dynamic attention to the case.’

‘High availability, high responsiveness; good knowledge of the market; easy and fluid collaboration.’

‘A competent team that knows how to listen, analyze and judiciously respond to expectations while respecting deadlines. The team knows how to follow the legal and technical developments of our professions which evolve very quickly and respond on time. We greatly appreciate it.’

‘Olivia Luzi particularly stands out for her analysis of the files entrusted to her, particularly her ability to anticipate and project unforeseen problems that could have significant contractual consequences. Her mastery and knowledge of our businesses and our environment are real assets.’

Intellectual Property: Copyright  (Tier 3)

‘Under the leadership of experienced intellectual property expert Richard Willemant, the copyright practice at Féral offers clients seamless assistance with cross-border mandates from a broad range of sectors, including software, health, technology, media and entertainment. The team is good at leveraging the firm’s strong international network and frequently handles infringement litigation as well as negotiation and drafting of agreements.’

Intellectual Property: Trade marks and Designs Tier 3)

‘The specialised intellectual property team at Féral has extensive experience with both the transactional and litigation aspects of trademarks and design. The firm is uniquely positioned due to its provision of legal services in Europe, Canada and Japan, and the team has particular expertise handling cases with a multi-jurisdiction element for international clients. The group is led by IP expert and trademark attorney Richard Willemant who is knowledgeable in a broad range of sectors, including tourism, real estate and luxury, and who also has significant experience in matters relating to information technology.’

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