Awards of the year
  • LE POINT: LAWYERS RANKING FRANCE 2020
    FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE was ranked among the best French law firms for the 2nd consecutive year, in the “TMT and Communication law” category of the ranking "Palmarès des avocats de France 2020" conducted by “Le Point” magazine.
  • CHAMBERS EUROPE 2020
    For the 20th consecutive year, FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE is ranked in the TMT – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY France category. And Christiane Féral-Schuhl has also been awarded as Senior Statesperson in this category by CHAMBERS, this is the highest existing award for this guide. “What the team is known for: Respected French IT boutique active in litigious, advisory and transactional matters. Handles a variety of IT contracts, agreements and licensing issues. Also advises on regulatory compliance and data privacy issues. Represents software producers, as well as companies from the food, media and healthcare sectors. Assists clients with digital transformation mandates. Strengths: One client appreciates the team's "expertise and experience," and adds: "The lawyers are very quick." Notable practitioners: Christiane Féral-Schuhl is a reputed practitioner with a long-standing presence in the IT market. She assists with outsourcing contracts, software licensing and IT litigation cases. Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie is highly regarded for his experience in the IT sector. He acts for investment groups and software companies. He also advises on GDPR matters.    
  • LEADERS LEAGUE & DECIDEURS MAGAZINE 2020
    In its 2020 Edition of the best law firms in France, LEADERS LEAGUE ranked FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE  as “Leading” in the Internet category, with a special mention for Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie, Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Olivier de Courcel and Richard Willemant. LEAGUE LEADERS & DECIDEURS MAGAZINE ranked FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE as "Excellent" in the categories: - Mediation, with a special mention for Christiane Féral-Schuhl; - Data protection law, with a special mention for Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie and Olivier de Courcel; - IT Law, with a special mention for Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie, Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Olivier de Courcel and Richard Willemant. LEADERS LEAGUE & MAGAZINE DECIDERS ranked FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE as "Highly recommended" in the Brands, Designs, and Models category, with a special mention for Richard Willemant. LEADERS LEAGUE & MAGAZINE DECIDERS ranked FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE for its "Recommended" in the Telecommunications Law category, with a special mention for Olivier de Courcel.
  • LE POINT: LAWYERS RANKING FRANCE 2020

    FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE was ranked among the best French law firms for the 2nd consecutive year, in the “TMT and Communication law” category of the ranking “Palmarès des avocats de France 2020″ conducted by “Le Point” magazine.

  • CHAMBERS EUROPE 2020

    For the 20th consecutive year, FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE is ranked in the TMT – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY France category.

    And Christiane Féral-Schuhl has also been awarded as Senior Statesperson in this category by CHAMBERS, this is the highest existing award for this guide.

    “What the team is known for:

    Respected French IT boutique active in litigious, advisory and transactional matters. Handles a variety of IT contracts, agreements and licensing issues. Also advises on regulatory compliance and data privacy issues. Represents software producers, as well as companies from the food, media and healthcare sectors. Assists clients with digital transformation mandates.

    Strengths:

    One client appreciates the team’s “expertise and experience,” and adds: “The lawyers are very quick.”

    Notable practitioners:

    Christiane Féral-Schuhl is a reputed practitioner with a long-standing presence in the IT market. She assists with outsourcing contracts, software licensing and IT litigation cases.

    Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie is highly regarded for his experience in the IT sector. He acts for investment groups and software companies. He also advises on GDPR matters.    

  • LEADERS LEAGUE & DECIDEURS MAGAZINE 2020

    In its 2020 Edition of the best law firms in France, LEADERS LEAGUE ranked FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE  as “Leading” in the Internet category, with a special mention for Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie, Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Olivier de Courcel and Richard Willemant.

    LEAGUE LEADERS & DECIDEURS MAGAZINE ranked FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE as “Excellent” in the categories:

    – Mediation, with a special mention for Christiane Féral-Schuhl;

    – Data protection law, with a special mention for Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie and Olivier de Courcel;

    – IT Law, with a special mention for Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie, Christiane Féral-Schuhl, Olivier de Courcel and Richard Willemant.

    LEADERS LEAGUE & MAGAZINE DECIDERS ranked FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE as “Highly recommended” in the Brands, Designs, and Models category, with a special mention for Richard Willemant.

    LEADERS LEAGUE & MAGAZINE DECIDERS ranked FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE for its “Recommended” in the Telecommunications Law category, with a special mention for Olivier de Courcel.

  • Who’s Who Legal: France 2020

    The 2020 edition of “Who’s Who Legal: France” listed Christiane Féral-Schuhl and Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie in the Data category.

    “Christiane Féral-Schuhl is “a well-known name” in the market who has been practising for over 30 years in IT, personal data and IP-related matters.”

    “Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie is a respected figure among data specialists and has over 25 years of experience negotiating and litigating matters pertaining to technology projects. ”

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  • Who’s Who Legal: Data 2020

    The 2020 edition of “Who’s Who Legal: Data” listed Christiane Féral-Schuhl and Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie in the Information Technology category.

    Christiane Féral-Schuhl was also recognized in the Data Privacy & Protection category.

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  • CORPORATE INTL GLOBAL AWARDS 2020

    FERAL-SCHUHL / SAINTE-MARIE has been awarded Law firm of the year in the Technology Law category by Corporate Intl Magazine for their 2020 Legal Awards.

  • BEST LAWYERS IN FRANCE 2020


    Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie has been ranked as « Lawyer of the Year » 2020 in Information technology law.

    He has also been awarded in Litigation and Media law categories.Bruno Grégoire Sainte Marie copie

    Christiane Féral-SchuhlBruno Grégoire Sainte Marie, and Olivier de Courcel, have been selected in the following categories : Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property and Technology Law.

    Christiane Féral-Schuhl  has been selected in Personal Data and Privacy category.

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