Carine Piadé

Counsel, Paris



Carine Piadé focus on litigation, and acts in in civil, commercial, banking, consumer law and enforcement matters with a focus on civil and commercial lawsuits, and enforcement matters, in particular in relation to commercial contracts, and bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. She represents a variety of clients including major French and international banks and financial institutions, and companies from a variety of sectors including the hotel, luxury goods, electronics, automotive and transport industries.

Carine Piadé acts in judicial expertise prior or concurrent to liability actions in the pharmaceutical field, the manufacture of electronic components, industrial or hotel installations, and in matters of railroad accidents.

She advises banks in complex, serial disputes, collective actions or class actions initiated to have the validity of loan contracts, the validity of interest rates and the absence of abusive clauses recognized in order to obtain the continuation of contracts enforcement and dismiss payment of damages.

With respect to international commercial litigation involving rules of conflict, Carine has experience in applying foreign law rules. She also has experience in litigation relating to enforcement procedures such as attachment of debt, seizure of assets, and impounding of aircraft.

Finally, Carine Piadé has extensive expertise in alternative dispute resolution (conciliation, mediation, settlement).

Bars and Courts
DEA in Criminal Law
University of Aix-en-Provence
Maîtrise in Business Law
University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne


Representing banks in individual, serial, group and collective action litigations relating to loan contracts before the Parisian and provincial courts and before the Court of Justice of the European Union;

Representing a stock exchange company in a liability dispute following speculative positions taken on the monthly settlement market;

Representing a pharmaceutical company in the context of liability proceedings before the civil courts and the Commissions for Conciliation and compensation for medical accidents;

Representing a telecommunication company in the context of actions contesting elections to the supervisory board of the Corporate Mutual Fund;

Representing a social network in the context of actions (liability, deletion of contents, liquidation of penalty, data communication...) initiated by Internet users or associations;

Representation of an electronic components manufacturer and of a leading supplier of equipment and technologies in judicial expert proceedings with respect to potential liability actions;

Representing a major player in the rail industry with regard to breaches of contract and issues relating to fulfilments of contracts, including default of payment, default of delivery, liability, and evaluation of damages;

Representing several major hotel operators in litigation concerning post-acquisition issues, breach of negotiations, and breach of commissioning agreements;

Representing aircraft operators and leasing companies in the context of aircraft seizures; and

Advising a major automotive manufacturer in commercial litigation and declaration of receivables against a bankrupt French company.