Criminal Litigation

The lawyers at Arénaire Avocats operate in general criminal law and business criminal law. As criminal litigation lawyers, we accompany, advise, and represent you before the criminal jurisdictions in Paris and throughout France.

Arénaire Avocats accompanies you in all areas of general criminal litigation and business criminal litigation

Whether you are the victim or the offender of a criminal offence, our lawyers will assist you in all criminal proceedings, particularly in the following areas:

  • Infringement of copyrights, trademarks, designs, patents
  • Customs procedures in the field of intellectual property (in particular the offences of smuggling and undeclared import or export of prohibited goods)
  • Corporate criminal law: misuse of corporate assets, presentation of insincere corporate accounts, illegal interest taking, etc.
  • Swindling
  • Breach of trust
  • Corruption
  • Tax fraud
  • Deceptive commercial practices
  • Contraventions, misdemeanours, and felonies

We analyse your situation pragmatically, evaluate the chances of success and risks, and develop an effective defence strategy. Our working method is based on exchange, transparency, and trust. Together we build the best way to defend your rights and interests.

Arénaire Avocats droit pénal

Arénaire lawyers represent you in all stages of criminal litigation

We defend you before the “tribunal de police”, the “tribunal correctionnel” and the “cour d’assise”, as well as before the court of appeal.

Our lawyers represent the victims of criminal offences before the competent jurisdictions:

  • Filing a complaint with the public prosecutor
  • Filing of a civil action with an investigating judge
  • Investigation and instruction
  • Trials: written arguments, hearings, and pleadings
  • Appeals before the specialized chambers of the court of appeal

We intervene for our clients in defence at all stages of the litigation:

  • Police custody
  • Investigation
  • Appearance on preliminary recognition of guilt
  • Interrogations
  • Indictment
  • Hearings before the liberty and custody judge (pre-trial detention)
  • Trial: writings, hearings, and pleadings
  • Hearings before the Judge for the enforcement of sentences (sentence adjustments)
  • Appeals before the specialized chambers of the court of appeal

Contact our team

Arénaire law firm is at the service of companies and designers based in Paris, in the Ile de France region, but also throughout France and abroad.

Criminal litigation lawyers in Paris: our expertise at the service of our clients

Our lawyers defend the interests of all types of clients: individuals, company directors and legal entities; offenders or victims. We intervene in various cases in the field of criminal litigation, for example:

  • Assistance to an SME prosecuted for complicity in counterfeiting and infringement of technical protection measures.
  • Assistance to a former company director prosecuted for receiving stolen company assets.
  • Assistance to a company prosecuted for deceptive commercial practices.
  • Assistance to clients before all criminal courts in general criminal law and business criminal law.

To learn more about our services in criminal law, contact us. We will discuss your situation, your needs, and the solutions we can offer you.

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