Catherine Leclercq


Catherine Leclercq has been admitted to the Paris Bar in 1994.

For over 20 years, Catherine has been focusing on advisory, civil and commercial litigation and dispute resolution, mainly in business law and in particular in shareholder's conflicts, disputes relating to acquisition difficulties and disputes liabilities. She has a particular expertise in the areas of industry, distribution, communication, events and real estate.

She has developed a specialization in the alternative dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration) for French and foreign companies. Catherine is an appointed mediator by the Paris Mediation and Arbitration Centre, one of the leading European centres of management and resolution of business disputes.

She is a former board member of the Paris Bar Council and especially in charge of the European Affairs of the Paris Bar. She is a member of the National Bar Council and the vice-president of the European Affairs and International Committee. She is also a delegate nearby the French National Bars Pension Fund.

Having a strong international culture, Catherine is a member of the IBA (International Bar Association), UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats) and of the Franco-British Lawyers Society.

Additionally, Catherine contributes to the teaching of business law at LéCOLE the Event Thinking School, specialized in the event and communication areas.

She also provides company training in mediation, contract law and contractual techniques (negotiations, contract management, management of ongoing contractual relationship, sales conditions).

Languages : French, English (fluent), German (intermediary)

Laure Tric


Laure Tric is registered with the Paris Bar since 1994.

She has been practicing criminal law, mainly on the defendant side, for more than 20 years. She first started with Monique Smadja Epstein who was one of the first criminal lawyer in Paris during the 70s.

Laure Tric is well known for handling criminal cases, criminal institutions and she is an expert in criminal procedures. She focuses on criminal business law, criminal health law and general criminal law. She has been highlighted by the press in very emblematic criminal trials.

She assists various clients - companies, managers or directors of companies- before criminal courts at every stage of the procedure.

Laure also has an expertise in family law, divorce and liquidation of matrimonial status. Convinced by the importance of alternative dispute resolution, she is appointed by courts as a « qualified professional » and is an active member of the national association for lawyers having a judicial mandate.

Laure is a board member of the Paris Bar Counci and also a member of the ACE Family Committee and is the general secretary of the Lawyers Women and Violence Association.

Languages: French, English, Italian

Constance Verroust-Valliot


After starting her career in a judicial administrator firm, Constance joined Société Générale where she practiced for over 15 years in litigation and special affairs departments.

In 2016, she joined the Brunswick firm, followed by Rescue, before joining Tosca Avocats and creating the Corporate Recovery department. Her professional experiences have led her to acquire specific skills to negotiate and to deal with companies’ difficulties from different perspectives: companies, company directors and financial partners.

Constance advises and supports her clients from pre-insolvency (ad hoc mandate and conciliation), to formal insolvency proceedings (court-supervised recovery proceedings and liquidation), and defends them before commercial and criminal jurisdictions. She also deals with complex litigation, in particular banking or in relation to leaders’ liability.

Constance is a member of:

• The Companies Turnaround Association (ARE)

• Think Tank Women In Restructuring (WIR)

• The Paris Bar Criminal Board

Languages: French, English



After several internships with Maître Laure TRIC and within our firm for more than 4 years, Sharlène JOURDAN has joined us as an associate. Sharlène is a lawyer since October 2020 and is registered at the Paris Bar.

Sharlène was able to strengthen her knowledge of criminal matters by completing a 6-months internship in the general prosecutor’s office of the Paris Court of Appeal, which enabled her to deepen her understanding of jurisdictions’ inner workings.

Sharlène is a conference speaker in  criminal law and procedure, and human rights at the University of SCEAUX.

She is a membre of the Criminal Committee of the Paris Bar.

Languages: French, English

Ergün KOCA


After having completed two internships of more than nine months within our firm, Ergün KOCA has joined us as an Attorney. Having passed his Certificate of Aptitude to the Profession of Attorney, Ergün was sworn in november 2021 as an attorney.

During his internships in our firm, Ergün has been involved in commercial matters and litigation, as well as in corporate insolvency cases. Also, Ergün also completed a six-month internship in the international arbitration department of a major international law firm and has also dealt with issues of private international law and investment arbitration.

Ergün has a Master's degree from the University PARIS 1 PANTHEON-SORBONNE in Arbitration and International Trade Law and is also familiar with alternative dispute resolution.

Ergün has a strong international background and graduated from an LLM in Transcultural Business Law in Finland. He also wrote a master’s thesis entitled "Possibility of an autonomous international commercial arbitration".

He also participated in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna.

Languages : French, English, Turkish



Eva has been admitted to the Paris Bar in November 2021.

She has a strong international background and graduated from a master’s degree in international law from her double degree program in french and italian law at the University of Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne and the University of Florence, where she wrote a thesis about the unaccompanied minors’ rights in the European Union.

Eva also has a university diploma in Common law from the University of Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne and passed the Cambridge Certificate in advanced English.

Concerned about the cause of Human and Children’s rights, she was the vice-president and then the president of the UNICEF delegation at the Sorbonne University during her studies.

Prior to joining our team, Eva completed various internships in law firms and jurisdictions and had a first experience as a lawyer where she specialized in criminal law.

Eva is involved in criminal law, family law and international law.

Languages : french, english, italian


Trainee Lawyer

Trainee lawyer and student of the “Administration et liquidation d’entreprises en difficulté ” Master’s degree in Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (ALED), Inès joined the Restructuring department of our firm in October 2022, as part of a work-study contract.

Influenced by an international culture, Inès also holds a Master’s degree in English and North American Business Law and had previously completed several internships, in law firms specializing in business and tax law as well as in the Direction of judicial services of the Ministry of Justice.

Very rigorous and pragmatic, Inès knows how to combine her specialized knowledge with the complex situations that are submitted to her, making her a valuable asset within the department.


Legal assistant

After working as an administrative secretary within EDF Group and in major real estate groups, Claire PERRET has decided to specialize in legal field.

Claire has graduated from ENADEP (French National Law School) and is following a litigation specialization.

Claire has great organisation and listening skills. She is very much involved for the clients with an important sense of synthesis which is crucial for the follow-up and for the administrative management of the firm. Claire has a real team spirit and anticipates the clients’ requests.