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 member of the Criminal Committee of the Paris Bar.

Languages: French, English



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


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.

Imane magri


Imane achieved a bachelor's degree at the University of Lille and a Master 1 in Business and Financial Law. She successfully passed the bar exam in 2023.

She is currently a trainee lawyer studying at the Lawyers' School near the Versailles Court of Appeal (HEDAC) and she is also pursuing a Master 2 in Business law at the University Paris-Nanterre.

Imane joined the team in February 2024 as a jurist in the Insolvency/Restructuring law department.

Imane is also actively involved in the organization of events related to business law within the Masters in Business law Association of her University.

Languages : French, English  

Lorena Petit 


Lorena graduated from Dauphine-PSL University with a Master's degree in Corporate Law Social Responsibility. She joined our team in April 2024 as a Trainee lawyer in the Advisory, Civil and Commercial Litigation department.

After graduating from the University of Paris Panthéon-Assas with a bachelor’s degree in private law, Lorena enrolled in the European Business Law (JEA) degree at the University of Paris-Nanterre. Lorena always wanted to practice as a lawyer. She therefore passed the bar exam in 2023. She will join the bar training school in January 2025.

Lorena has carried out numerous internships in law firms in France and abroad, as well as in companies.

Lorena is involved in a large number of associations and is currently vice-president of the Master 2 Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility association. Lorena is also vice-president of the electronic music association at the University of Paris-Panthéon Assas. She is also a member of “Droit comme un H” association which promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in the legal profession. She has organized events to contribute to the community life ofuniversities.

Languages : French, English (fluent), Spanish (fluent), Italian (advanced)


Peps is the firm's mascot. Peps motivates the teams and contributes to the general good mood.

Qualified in criminal law, it is a great help on many cases.