Carine Piadé

Counsel, Paris



Carine Piadé concentrates on litigation, with a focus on civil and commercial suits, white collar and enforcement matters, particularly 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. She has represented banks and their defeasance structures in complex litigation designed to limit bank losses and pursue the liability of the borrowing corporations or their managers, under both civil and criminal proceedings. Carine has also represented banks and companies in white collar crime proceedings involving the misuse of corporate funds, fraud and misleading advertising. With respect to international commercial litigation involving rules of conflict, Carine has experience in applying foreign law rules. She also has experience in litigation involving the enforcement of foreign and domestic judgments as well as other types of enforcement measures such as attachment of debt, seizure of assets and impounding of aircraft.
Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
DEA in Criminal Law
University of Aix-en-Provence
Maîtrise in Business Law
University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne


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 bankruptcy matters.

Representing a leading French fashion publisher in various disputes involving shareholder and licensing rights.