We offer our clients tailor-made advice and a solid expertise in French, European and international law.

Noëlle Lenoir Avocats reflects the diversity of expertise and experience of its founder, who has exercised various judicial and legal functions at the highest level on the national, European and international scene. The firm handles high-stake issues involving European or international law elements with outstanding efficiency. Noëlle Lenoir Avocats assists companies of all sizes in advising and defending them with the greatest accuracy and efficiency by combining a legal, strategic and ethical approach to business law”.

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Sad news

News - 25/07/2023

Alex Marquardt, founding partner of the Paris office of the law firm Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel in 2000, passed away on July 21. His sudden death comes as a shock. Alex was an immense and brilliant lawyer, an internationally recognized arbitrator and an expert in Common Law as well as in French, [...]

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ABA Congress in Paris

News - 23/07/2023

I greatly enjoyed participating in the American Bar Association Conference organized in July 2023 in Paris by the ABA Cross-Border Institute. Apart from the keynote speech (see below) that I had to give, I was very pleased along with Alexia Sedykh of the French ministry of Justice and Alexander [...]

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July 14th Parade 2023

News - 14/07/2023

On this 14 July 2023, a salute to our army and to all those who risk their lives in defence of the nation and their fellow citizens, and our common Security in Europe. [...]

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Our Team

Noelle Lenoir


Former Minister of European Affairs, Justice of the French Constitutional Court and of the Conseil d’Etat (Supreme Administrative Court), Noëlle Lenoir has an extensive experience in compliance, anti-corruption, human rights due diligence, data protection and business secrecy, as well as in environmental and health law. She also assists clients in administrative, civil and commercial proceedings, as well as in criminal matters. She has built a recognized practice in relation to international investigation and litigation, including all facets of international procedure related to the taking of evidence. Noëlle has extensive knowledge of European law and understanding of the subtleties and complexities of the functioning of the European Union.

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Anita Maklakova

Irène LIM

Member of the Paris Bar, Irène Lim specializes in criminal law, white-collar crimes and compliance matters.
Irène Lim advises and assists individuals and companies in all types of national and cross-border criminal litigation, particularly in the United States and Africa. In this context, she is regularly involved in corruption and money laundering cases, and has developed a solid expertise in international judicial assistance and international asset freezing.
More recently, she has been involved in the defense of institutional clients before the U.S. courts, particularly in the technical aspects of the application of blocking statutes in the collection of evidence.

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