Practice areas

Mandel-Associes is a Law Partnership (with essentially 4 Lawyers admitted to the French Bar, city of Paris as ‘Avocats à la Cour’, two of them being also admitted, respectively, to the State Bar of California (USA) and to the Tokyo Bar (JAPAN).

The Firm emphasizes Counselling and Litgation or Mediation, when applicable, primarily in Commercial and Company matters as well as in Intellectual property, with an active representation of its US, Japanese or Korean Clients before the EUIPO in Alicante, WIPO in Geneva and INPI in France.

Law Partnership (4 Lawyers admitted in the City of Paris)

MANDEL – ASSOCIES is a full service commercial law firm located in the heart of Paris (France) with more than forty years of seniority. We are a team of experienced and highly qualified attorneys in corporate and business law, commercial litigation, franchise and distributorship law, intellectual property and the Internet, labor and finally immigration law.

With our expertise and dedication to our practice, we achieve our clients’ goals without the overstaffing and changing cast of professionals that one finds at many larger firms.

Our clients include French and international companies, as well as US and Japanese non-profit organizations.

In our field of expertise, we work with our clients to establish and structure companies, to develop and implement labor and employment law policies and practices, to protect and defend their intellectual property rights and to assist them in the drafting of all their contracts (commercial agencies, distributorships, franchise, licensing, technology transfers).

Our foreign clients particularly appreciate our substantive experience in the following areas:

  • Setting up of companies and of their distribution networks;
  • Ongoing legal advice in corporate and labor law;
  • Bringing senior management personnel into France;
  • Commercial litigation and settlement of disputes;
  • Intellectual property as Counsel and Litigator (including representation in France, before the EUIPO and WIPO).


Messrs. Aimé and Olivier Mandel
4-6, rue Thimonnier
75009 Paris, France

t: +33 1 47 27 65 06


Membership: French Bar, city of Paris (all Lawyers at MANDEL-Associes) State Bar of California (USA) (Mr. Aimé Mandel) Tokyo Bar (Mrs. Nahoko Amemiya as ‘Bengoshi’) APRAM (Association of practitioners of trademarks and designs) Inter-Pacific Bar Association Japanese Chamber of Commerce in France French Chamber of Commerce in Japan CEFJ (Comité d’Echanges Franco-Japonais) FKCCI (French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Korea) IWLA (International Wine Law Association: Mr. Olivier Mandel, former Secretary, European Section) IJL (Tel-Aviv, Israel) University of California Berkeley (IABA-Berkeley Law European alums: Mr. Aimé Mandel, former President)