Awards of the year
  • BEST LAWYERS IN FRANCE 2019

    2017 LFOTY SpecialtyFERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE was named by the Best Lawyers 2019 as "Law Firm of the Year" in Technology Law for having the most listed lawyers in this practice area.

    Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie has been selected as « Lawyer of the Year » in Litigation and Media Law categories and is named in those categories for the second consecutive year.

    Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie, Etienne Papin and Olivier de Courcel, have been selected in the following categories : Information Technology Law and Technology Law.

    Olivier de Courcel has also been selected in Telecommunications Law category for the second consecutive year.

    Etienne Papin has been selected in Personal Data and Privacy category.

    Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie and Etienne Papin have also been selected in Intellectual Property Law category for the third consecutive year.

  • CHAMBERS EUROPE 2019
    For the 19th consecutive year, FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE is ranked in the TMT – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY France category. "What the team is known for: Respected French IT boutique active in litigation, advisory and transactional matters. Handles a variety of IT contracts and agreements as well as advising on digitalisation, electronic archiving and regulatory compliance. Increasingly engaged with personal data compliance audits on behalf of companies and public entities. Strengths: The lawyers are highly commended for the personalised service they offer to clients, as one source explains: "They reassure us and explain the strategy," adding: "We have always felt taken care of and accompanied." Other comments touch on the team's strong experience in IT matters, with one interviewee noting: "I admire their experience and intelligence," and another source highlighting their skill in litigious matters: "They have the weapons to fight and have all it takes to win." Notable practitioners: Christiane Féral-Schuhl specialises in IT and software law, handling both advisory and contentious work, as well as contract negotiations. She is described as a real expert and is strongly regarded for her "very good comprehension of the client's matters and openness to discussion." Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie has "tremendous experience" in the French TMT market. He assists clients with IT agreements and licensing matters. He has further skills in IP transactions. Sources underline his technical expertise and ability to listen to the client."
  • CHAMBERS EUROPE & CHAMBERS GLOBAL – 2019 EDITION
    FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE is ranked in the INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY category by Chambers Europe & Chambers Global Edition 2019. Richard Willemant is also ranked as “recognised practitioner” in this category by Chambers Europe & Chambers Global Edition 2019.
  • BEST LAWYERS IN FRANCE 2019

    2017 LFOTY SpecialtyFERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE was named by the Best Lawyers 2019 as “Law Firm of the Year” in Technology Law for having the most listed lawyers in this practice area.

    Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie has been selected as « Lawyer of the Year » in Litigation and Media Law categories and is named in those categories for the second consecutive year.

    Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie, Etienne Papin and Olivier de Courcel, have been selected in the following categories : Information Technology Law and Technology Law.

    Olivier de Courcel has also been selected in Telecommunications Law category for the second consecutive year.

    Etienne Papin has been selected in Personal Data and Privacy category.

    Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie and Etienne Papin have also been selected in Intellectual Property Law category for the third consecutive year.

  • CHAMBERS EUROPE 2019

    For the 19th consecutive year, FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE is ranked in the TMT – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY France category.

    “What the team is known for:

    Respected French IT boutique active in litigation, advisory and transactional matters. Handles a variety of IT contracts and agreements as well as advising on digitalisation, electronic archiving and regulatory compliance. Increasingly engaged with personal data compliance audits on behalf of companies and public entities.

    Strengths:

    The lawyers are highly commended for the personalised service they offer to clients, as one source explains: “They reassure us and explain the strategy,” adding: “We have always felt taken care of and accompanied.”

    Other comments touch on the team’s strong experience in IT matters, with one interviewee noting: “I admire their experience and intelligence,” and another source highlighting their skill in litigious matters: “They have the weapons to fight and have all it takes to win.”

    Notable practitioners:

    Christiane Féral-Schuhl specialises in IT and software law, handling both advisory and contentious work, as well as contract negotiations. She is described as a real expert and is strongly regarded for her “very good comprehension of the client’s matters and openness to discussion.”

    Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie has “tremendous experience” in the French TMT market. He assists clients with IT agreements and licensing matters. He has further skills in IP transactions. Sources underline his technical expertise and ability to listen to the client.”

  • CHAMBERS EUROPE & CHAMBERS GLOBAL – 2019 EDITION

    FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE is ranked in the INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY category by Chambers Europe & Chambers Global Edition 2019.

    Richard Willemant is also ranked as “recognised practitioner” in this category by Chambers Europe & Chambers Global Edition 2019.

  • WHO'S WHO LEGAL 2019

    The 2019 edition of “Who’s Who Legal: France” has identified Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie and Olivier de Courcel as Experts in the “Data” category.

  • WHO'S WHO LEGAL 2019

    The 2019 edition of “Who’s Who Legal: Data” has recognized Christiane Féral-Schuhl as one of the world’s leading Data lawyers in the Information Technology and Data Privacy & Protection categories.

  • CORPORATE INTL GLOBAL AWARDS 2019

    FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE has been selected by Corporate Intl Magazine as the winner of their 2019 Legal Awards as “Technology Law – Law Firm of the Year in France”.

  • CORPORATE INSIDER 2019

    FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE has been awarded by Corporate Insider 2019 at the 2019 Business Excellence Awards and recognized as “Data Protection & Privacy Law Firm of the Year – France“.