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A multidisciplinary/multisectoral firm with an international outlook

  • highly-developed, recognised expertise in liability law and insurance law: work on industrial risk, construction, personal injury and road traffic accident cases
  • background of general law: contract law, criminal law, commercial litigation, computer law, construction law and land transport law
  • multisectorial expertise: insurance, industry, transport, energy, environment, building, construction, IT
  • extensive experience in litigation and court-ordered appraisals
  • clientele composed of corporate clients (insurance companies and businesses) and a few personal clients
  • international outlook: foreign clients, especially English, Belgian and Dutch

A multidisciplinary firm

Pennec & Michau provides information, advice, representation in court and assistance in the fields of liability and insurance law, especially in matters where the following types of law are involved:

• Insurance       
• Industrial risks
• Construction

• Real estate
• Personal injury
• Road traffic accidents

The firm also works in the following legal fields:

Contract law
• Criminal law
• Business law

• Construction law
• Computer law
• Land transport law

 A multisectorial firm

Pennec & Michau combines its highly-developed legal expertise with its extensive experience in certain economic sectors:

• Insurance
• Industrie
• Transport
• Energies renouvelables

• Environnement
• Building/Construction
• IT
• Health

A firm with an international outlook

Pennec & Michau works on both domestic and international cases.

The firm works in French, English and Dutch and occasionally in German and Italian.

 Goulwen Pennec is a founding member of the international network of lawyers Justone.

Our Team

  • 2 founding partners: Goulwen PENNEC & Clément MICHAU, who have both worked for well-known Paris law firms specialising in civil liability and insurance
  • associates & trainees
  • administrative staff
  • Administrative staff

> Goulwen PENNEC
   Founding partner


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Clément MICHAU
   Founding partner


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Our associates

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Our aim is to keep the firm medium-sized in order to remain close to our clients.

How we work

Pennec & Michau is young and dynamic team. When working with our clients, like all service providers, we put a premium on:

  • Reactivity and mobility:

We travel for court-ordered appraisals (to construction sites, to factories), as well as for court appearances in Paris, all the provinces and abroad if necessary.

  • Proximity to our clients:

We aim to keep our firm medium-sized in order to maintain direct, personal contact with our clients and offer them tailor-made, high-quality services. Each matter is monitored and/or supervised by the partner in charge and is meticulously studied and handled.

Our Rankings

The firm Pennec & Michau features in several rankings attributed by Decideurs-Global Leaders League:

  • Construction – Construction-related litigation:

Ranked “Solid Reputation” in the 2017 rankings for best French law firm

  • Industrial risks & insurance litigation :

Ranked as “Recognised Practice” in the 2016 rankings for best French law firm

  • Regulatory Insurance/Reinsurance :

Ranked as “Solid Reputation” in the 2016 rankings for best French law firm

  • Losses and litigation in the land transport sector (road and rail)

Ranked as “Solid Reputation” in the 2016 rankings for best French law firm

Our fees

Our fees are fixed with the client in a fully transparent manner, in accordance with the ethics of the legal profession, after the client has accepted our estimate.




10, Square Desaix – 75015 PARIS

• Metro : line 6 (Bir Hakeim and Dupleix stations)
• RER C : Champ de mars – Tour Eiffel station
• Parking : Interparking Pullman Tour Eiffel, 18 avenue de Suffen 75015