Lmt Avocats welcomes Pierre-Yves Guérin, its new partner

With the integration of Pierre-Yves GUÉRIN,Lmt Avocats is strengthening its Transport / Custom division, coordinated by Alexandre GRUBER.

Our Transport / Customteam, which accounts for 3 partners and 4 associates, gathers together legal expertise specific to national and international freight transport (road, maritime and inland waterway, rail and air transport law, transport insurance law, etc.). Its members are familiar with these practices, including contracts (transport commission, logistics, warehousing, handling, vehicle rental, etc.), which allows to offer a complete range of services to stakeholders. They also assist the firm's industrial clients in the drafting of contracts and clauses specific to transport and logistics.

Our Transport / Customteam also has developed complementary expertise in customs law, in order to provide its clients with the best possible advice on applicable customs legislation and in particular to prevent possible inspections by the customs administration. In this capacity, they defend their clients before national and European civil authorities as well as before the criminal courts.


Integration of Pierre-Yves Guérin, Partner

Pierre-Yves GUÉRIN enjoys a strong reputation in the fields of maritime transport (goods and ships) and inland waterway transport.More generally, Pierre-Yves GUÉRIN assists French and international groups (especially from the Benelux) as a counsel or in the litigation phase, in all areas of transport, shipbuilding and associated logistical and commercial risks. He helps them in the negotiation and drafting of their contracts and represents them before the judicial and arbitral courts.

Pierre-Yves GUÉRIN also assists brokers, agents, European insurance companies and industrial groups as well as all types of companies in managing their risks. He assists them in particular in the management of their claims during the expert investigation and litigation phases.

He holds a DEA in economic and labour law, and a “maîtrise” in management sciences with a major in international business law (Paris Dauphine – Paris IX University), as well as a “maîtrise” in business law and taxation (Panthéon- Assas – Paris II University). Pierre-Yves GUÉRIN was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1993. He has worked with Laroque et associés, then with RBM2L, a law firm with an historic focus on maritime and aviation law.


Strengthening of the Transport / Custom division:

Statement of Pierre-Yves GUÉRIN integrating a team with a recognised reputation in transport law, in order to strengthen it by providing it with specialised skills, particularly in maritime and river law, which are the source of so many events and complex situations, is both a great challenge and a development opportunity.The very role of the lawyer lies in convincing and providing the best possible advice for the client’s interest; obviously, the recognised expertise and the values of Lmt Avocats’teams guarantee an efficient and seamless practice. “ 


... in synergy with the other services rendered by Lmt Avocats, in particular in Industrial Risk and Liability / Insurance

“The integration of Pierre-Yves GUÉRIN into Lmt Avocats meets our desire to further develop our services, thanks to his renowned expertise, especially in maritime and river transport” explains Alexandre GRUBER, Partner.“Adding this new area of service meets our client’s requirements and is in line with our development policy. “The expertise of Pierre-Yves GUÉRIN in maritime law and transport insurance allow Lmt Avocats to offer a complete and tailor-made range of services to our clients. “