Frédéric Dereux Partner Managing Partner (Paris)

Speaks:  English, French

Admitted to the Bar: 1997 - Paris

Primary phone: +33 (0)1 42 99 35 35

Fax: +33 (0)1 42 99 35 01


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Primary office:  Paris

Frédéric Dereux

Frédéric Dereux advises and assists French and foreign industrial companies and groups, on national or cross border issues - automobile, aeronautic, aerospace and pharmaceutical sectors, and services - mass catering operations, press distribution, car distribution, banking, in economic and commercial litigations and ADR.

His team is well-known in the matters of defective products, in issues related to industrial subcontracting, restrictive and prohibited competition, unfair competition, distribution law and collective insolvency proceedings. His team also works in complex M&A litigations.

Frédéric also works as a mediator at the French Center for Mediation for automobile sector (Centre de Médiation de la Filière Automobile).

Frédéric was recognised in 2017's prestigious Acritas Stars database as a 'star lawyer'.


Frédéric has helped French and multinational clients resolve disputes around the world, including:

  • Product liability claims with cross-border aspects
  • Competition litigation and antitrust, with cross-border aspects
  • Several mediations for companies in the automobile sector and elsewhere
  • Several collective proceedings and bankruptcy situations

Career & Recognition

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  • 2020

  • 2017

    • Rankings & Awards
      Recognised in Acritas Stars database as a 'star lawyer'.
  • 2016

    • Career
      Gowling WLG (France) AARPI, Partner
  • 2014

    • Career
      Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co AARPI, partner
  • 2006

    • Career
      PDGB, partner
  • 1997

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Admitted to the Bar, Paris
  • 1996

    • Career
      Dubarry Le Douarin Veil, associate then partner