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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CONFERENCE by Noëlle Lenoir at UC Berkeley on "The end of abundance - the energy challenges for France and Europe in the context of the war in Ukraine"

News - 03/10/2022

Invited by the Institute for European Studies at UC Berkeley, Noëlle Lenoir will give a lecture on October 7, 2022. [...]

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PUBLICATION in Le Monde du Droit: "The European whistleblower protection status is applicable in France"

News - 26/09/2022

Since September 1er 2022, the European whistleblower protection status applicable in France. [...]

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INTERVIEW published in Challenges with Noëlle Lenoir on the proposed European directive on forced labor of September 14, 2022

News - 21/09/2022

Noëlle Lenoir reacts to the presentation of a new European directive concerning forced labor. A hot topic because of issues such as the treatment of Uyghurs or construction workers who built the stadiums for the next football world cup in Qatar. [...]

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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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