Main areas of expertise:

  • White Collar Crime
  • Real Estate Disputes
  • Financial Disputes


  • Master 1 and Master 2, Sciences-Po Paris
  • Master 2 in Business and Economics Law, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I)
  • Master 1 in Economic History, Université Sorbonne (Paris IV)
  • Literary preparatory classes (hypokhâgne – khâgne), Lycée Louis-Le-Grand, Paris

Samuel worked with the firm Rambaud Martel (now Orrick) prior to joining the Dispute Resolution group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris where he practiced for more than 10 years.

A founding partner of the firm, his practice focuses on financial disputes, white collar crime and real estate disputes for French and foreign clients (mainly industrial groups and investment funds).

Samuel is actively involved in the development of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms (mediation and conciliation) and regularly advises clients at the early stage of a potential conflict.

Samuel is fluent in English.

Publications, seminars and lectures:

  • Procédure participative assistée par avocat [Participatory process assisted by counsel], éditions Lamy, collection Axe Droit, 2013 (collective work)
  • « La convention de procédure participative : aspects pratiques [The participatory process: practical aspects] », Gazette du Palais, 18 January 2011, No. 18, p. 10
  • Various interventions in company seminars dedicated to compliance
  • Speaker at EFB (bar training school) on contract law