French Law Firm Lmt Avocats Welcomes New Partner Nathalie Sinavong
Addition of Nathalie Sinavong, Partner
Nathalie Sinavong has a post-graduate degree (DEA) in private international law and international trade law from the University Panthéon-Assas - Paris II and a master’s degree (maîtrise) in Business Law with a major in German law (University Panthéon-Assas - Paris II and Westfälische Wilhems-Universität Münster). She was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1996.Her prior professional experience includes working at Haarmann Hemmelrath, Pinsent Masons, and more recently, in a French independent firm with a strong international client base.
Nathalie Sinavong mainly advises international groups (in particular, from Germany, the U.S and U.K.) on industrial risk and product liability matters.Nathalie Sinavong assists them in managing their risks and claims, in the pre-litigation stage, as well and during the forensic examination and litigation phases.
Strengthening our expertise in Industrial Risk & Liability / Insurance
The Industrial Risk & Liability / Insurance team, which now has 5 partners and 6 associates, has over the years been increasingly recognised for its expertise in technical and industrial risks. The team’s strengths include its thorough understanding of the technical aspects involved, its solid experience in leveraging expert opinions and in court or arbitral disputes, its know-how of assessing damages and insurance law, and its extensive experience managing cases in cooperation with other lawyers and technicians, who are most often German- or English-speaking.
Nathalie Sinavong shares the team’s DNA and her extensive experience in assessing personal injury is a significant asset.
Strengthening our French-German Cross-Border Practice
With the addition of Nathalie Sinavong, Lmt Avocats will strengthen its French-German cross-border practice led by Christian Connor and Alexandre Gruber.With its long-standing and recognised experience on both sides of the Rhine River, its thorough knowledge of the German language and culture, the German practice team provides German companies of all sizes, as well as their French subsidiaries, access to Lmt Avocats’ very broad range of advisory and litigation services.
With a French/German bicultural background and extensive experience advising and representing German companies and their French subsidiaries, Nathalie Sinavong will contribute to developing the German practice and work closely with the firm's other specialist teams.
Nathalie Sinavong states,“Joining Lmt Avocats is a great opportunity to work with a law firm that is well-recognised for its expertise in my practice area and has a strong international outlook. Both of these aspects are ideal for the development of my international work, particularly with German, U.S. and U.K. clients. In addition, I think my clients will clearly benefit from the synergies with the firm’s specialists in other practice areas.
This new partnership also means being part of a law firm whose strong values, both personal and professional, I identify with. We share a solid foundation based on a common approach to working as a team, recognizing the importance of partner involvement as added value for the client, cross-selling, as well as contributing to the overall growth of all the firm’s practice areas…”
Christian Connor, Founding Partner and co-head of the French-German team, adds“The addition of Nathalie Sinavong is a great opportunity for Lmt Avocats because she brings both skills and experience to the Industrial Risk / Insurance team and her international experience and bicultural background will be key in developing French-German cross-border services.”