Trophy Sommet du Droit 2024 - Practice Insolvency and Restructuring - Mid Cap

Chammas & Marcheteau's Restructuring practice has been awarded a Silver Trophy by Sommet du Droit in the "Insolvency and Restructuring - Mid Cap" practice


Rankings 2024 Private Equity International – Fund formation

Our Funds department is ranked in Private Equity International among the 20 most active law firms in the world


Ranking Décideurs Magazine-Leaders League 2023 - Mergers & Acquisitions

Chammas & Marcheteau is once again recognised as "Excellent" in the M&A category by Décideurs Magazine - Leaders League Group.


Rankings Option Droit & Affaires 2023 - Private Equity

Chammas & Marcheteau is once again ranked for 2023 by Option Droit & Affaires in the Fund Structuring (5*) and Capital Innovation (4*) categories

The firm, recognised in the Growth Capital and LBO category for companies up to €50 million in previous years, is now ranked in the following practices:

  • LBOs for companies between €50 million and €300 million
  • Advisor to managers in LBO transactions


Rankings Décideurs Magazine-Leaders League 2023 - Employment law

Chammas & Marcheteau is once again ranked in the Labor and Employment category by Décideurs Magazine-Leaders League.

We are recognised in the following categories:

  • High-risk individual litigation
  • Collective bargaining and social relations 
  • Reorganizations, socials programs, and related litigation
  • Social management of M&As and social audits 
  • Social security


Ranking ODA M&A 2023

Chammas & Marcheteau ranked 3 stars in the Option Droit & Affaires ranking of law firms specialising in Mergers & Acquisitions, with the majority of deals under €200 million.


Rankings Décideurs Magazine-Leaders League 2023 - Private Equity and Healthcare, Pharma & Biotech

Chammas & Marcheteau is once again recognised in the "Private Equity" and "Healthcare, Pharma & Biotechnologies" categories by Décideurs Magazine - Leaders League Group.

"Leading" in Growth Capital, Venture Capital and LBO lower mid & small-cap, and in Healthcare, Pharma & Biotechnology - Venture Capital transactions;
"Excellent' in Fund Structuring, Taxation of LBOs, and in Healthcare, Pharma & Biotechnology - Capital Transactions, Joint Ventures and Corporate.


Ranking Best Lawyers in France

Chammas & Marcheteau has been awarded by Best Lawyers for the 10th year in a row.


Ranking Mergermarket 2023

Chammas & Marcheteau stands out in 6th place in the M&A practice of law firms in France, and in the LBO practice in Europe.


Awards of lawyers 2023 by Le Point magazine

Chammas & Marcheteau distinguished in Private equity and venture capital, in Fusions and acquisitions (M&A) and Corporate law.


Ranking Chambers and Partners 2023

Delighted to be once again rewarded by Chambers and Partners 2023 ranking, which places Chammas & Marcheteau among the 6 best law firms in France in Venture Capital.


Ranking of business lawyers by Challenges/CFNEWS (Corporate Finance News)

Chammas & Marcheteau is ranked 8th in the 2022 "Classement des avocats d'affaires" ! In addition, Chammas & Marcheteau has been placed on the podium (3rd position) in the capital-innovation category.


Ranking 2023 "Restructuring & Insolvency" Décideurs Magazine - Leaders League

Chammas & Marcheteau is recognised as « Leading » in the practice « Restructuring & Insolvency - Directory of companies and shareholders - Small & mid caps »


Ranking ODA Fund Structuring 2023

Chammas & Marcheteau ranked 5 stars in the 2023 Funds Structuring' ranking of the magazine Option Droit & Affaires.


Ranking ODA M&A 2022

Chammas & Marcheteau ranked 3 stars in the Option Droit & Affaires ranking of law firms specialising in Mergers & Acquisitions, with the majority of deals under €200 million.


Rankings 2022 Décideurs Magazine-Leaders League "Healthcare, Pharma & Biotech - Venture capital"

Chammas & Marcheteau has once again been ranked "Leading" in the 2022 Décideurs Magazine - Leaders League Group ranking of law firms specialising in venture capital transactions in the Health-Pharma-Biotechnologies sector.


Ranking Best Lawyers in France

For the 9th year in a row, Chammas & Marcheteau has been awarded the "Best Lawyers" distinction for 6 of its partners, in the following practices:
·        Mergers & Acquisitions Law
·        Private Equity Law
·        Venture Capital Law
·        Corporate Law
·        Labor and Employment Law


Ranking ODA Fund Structuring 2021

Chammas & Marcheteau ranked 5 stars in the 2021 Funds Structuring' ranking of the magazine Option Droit & Affaires.


CFNews League Table S1: Chammas & Marcheteau ranked in Capital Innovation and in Corporate


For the 6th year running, Lola Chammas and Denis Marcheteau have been recognized for their outstanding work in Private Equity in Best Lawyers (edition 2021).


Décideurs ranking 2020 - Capital Investment

Décideurs magazine has once again ranked our capital investment department among the best : 

  • "Excellent" in Venture Capital Operations
  • "Excellent" in Fund Structuring
  • "Essential" in Development Capital Operations
  • "Essential" in LBO operations lower mid & small-cap


Ranking Décideurs 2020 - Tax Law

Décideurs magazine once again ranked our tax law department among the best:

  • "Excellent" in LBO Taxation
  • "Excellent" in Transaction Taxation
  • "Strong reputation" in Tax Litigation and Recovery Assistance
  • "Deemed practice" in Wealth Management - Taxation of assets: regularization and litigation
  • "Strong notoriety" in Taxation of International Groups
  • "Excellent" in Taxation of Associations and Non-Profit Organizations 


Legal 500 2020's edition : Rankings Private Equity - Venture/Growth Capital - Fund Formation and Tax - 2020

Private Equity: Venture/Growth Capital

"Chammas & Marcheteau impresses with the wide range of the team's expertise. The group's track record highlights its strength in seed and venture capital, growth capital, buy-outs and distressed investments. The French firm attracts a steady stream of work from key players in the venture capital market and innovative companies, especially in the healthcare and life sciences sectors. Lola Chammas and Denis Marcheteau, Camille Hurel and Nicolas Lecocq are the practice heads. With the arrival of Pierre-Louis Sévegrand from Goodwin in January 2019, the group strengthened its leveraged buy-out team, further bolstering its reputation in the private equity sector."


Chambers 2020's edition: Ranking Private Equity : Venture Capital

Private Equity: Venture Capital

"Recognised team for venture capital transactions. Particular expertise in the technology and pharmaceutical sectors, and is instructed by a range of investors, including industrial companies, financial institutions and private equity houses. Further skills in fund formation. Assists domestic clients as well as international venture capital firms.

Sources praise the team for its dedication to clients, with one interviewee noting the lawyers' "great knowledge of our specificities and our expectations."

Clients are also impressed with "the quality and the reactivity" of the team members.

Denis Marcheteau is noted for his experience handling venture capital mandates. He mostly assists venture capital firms with fund-raising mandates.

Clients say Lola Chammas is "a deal maker," before adding: "She knows the market practices and is efficient." Chammas undertakes mandates relating to fund formation and structuring for French and international private equity firms."


2020 Le Point ranking of the best law firms in France : Chammas & Marcheteau was again rewarded, in all its specialties

***** Corporate law
***** Private equity and venture capital
***** Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
**** International and European Union law
**** Tax law
**** Industrial Property Law
**** Banking and stock exchange law
**** New technologies, computer and communication law


Lola Chammas et Denis Marcheteau distinguished as Best Lawyers in the Private Equity Law section


Ranking Leaders League 2019


- Health, pharma & biotechnology - Venture capital transactions

-Development capital transactions - Venture capital transactions

Highly recommended

- Tax law - Tax litigation and readjustment assistance - Taxation of international groups


- Mergers & acquisitions - Transactions up to €75 million

-Fund structuring

-Lower mid & small-cap LBO transactions –

-Tax law - LBO tax - Taxation of associations and non-profit organizations - Transaction tax


Décideurs 2018 Ranking - Capital Investment

Décideurs magazine has once again ranked our capital investment department among the best : 

  • - “Excellent in Structuring and fund creation
  • - "Excellent" in LBO- Lawer Mid-Cap & Small-Cap
  • - "Excellent" in Capital Development
  • - "Essential" in Capital Innovation
  • - "Excellent" in Taxation of LBO transactions



Décideurs 2018 Ranking - Tax law

Décideurs magazine has once again ranked our tax department among the best : 



The Legal 500 Paris 2015-2016

Our firm was again commended by The Legal 500 professional directory (2015-2016 edition) in the Private Equity and Fund Formation categories.

Private Equity: “Chammas & Marcheteau is ‘a market leader in the venture capital segment’. ‘Competent and proactive’, the team comprises a dozen lawyers who advise the principal investment funds operating in the venture capital field. The firm recently advised Bpifrance on its €24 million investment in Teads via Fonds Ambition Numérique and Bpifrance, Innovation Capital and Vesalius Biocapital on their investment in Voluntis. The team also advises on LBO operations and mergers and acquisitions.”


Fund Formation: “Chammas & Marcheteau has ‘good technical expertise on issues relating to private equity and the structuring of investment funds’. The team of nine lawyers provides advice to investors. It has recently advised the management team on the creation of Energy Access Ventures.”


Top law firms - Chammas & Marcheteau awarded

We are delighted to inform you that Chammas & Marcheteau has been recognized as one of the top corporate law firms in France.

We rank in the top 10 in this first “ranking of the rankings” (see here). It also rewards the fidelity of our clients.

Thanks to you all for having entrusted us!


Private Equity Law Firm of the Year

Chammas & Marcheteau was named "Private Equity Law Firm of the Year" by Acquisition International.


Chambers and Partners 2014


Private Equity Magazine 2014

For the sixth consecutive year, Private Equity Magazine listed Chammas & Marcheteau as one of the best private equity law firms.


Our firm is ranked in the top five in venture capital and fund structuration.


The Legal 500

Chammas & Marcheteau is once again recommanded by The  Legal 500 for its expertise in private equity, M&A and funds.