Maîtres Étienne Arnaud and Jean Deconinck, who had been working alongside on many cases for several years, have decided to join forces and found ARNAUD & DECONINCK Law Firm in order to put their experience and agility at the service of their clients.
Working with both individuals and companies, the firm’s lawyers cultivate a close relationship, reactivity and legal inventiveness in order to support their clients in all their legal issues.
Both Etienne ARNAUD and Jean DECONINCK have obtained a certificate of specialisation criminal law and white-collar crime, wich ascertains a professional recognition in these fields.
With offices in Paris and Aix-en-Provence, members of the firm can intervene before all French courts and frequently work with foreign correspondents (Switzerland, Monaco, United Kingdom, Belgium, United Arab Emirates, Congo-Brazzaville in particular), in order to assist their clients in their international disputes.
The lawyers of the firm work in French, English and Spanish.
Maître Étienne ARNAUD is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris, where he completed all his schooling and obtained a Masters in Judicial Careers.
He trained in prestigious law firms (CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre), renowned companies (L’Oréal in London) as well as lobbying firms (Boury Tallon & Associés) for several years .
He is a member of the Paris Bar and practiced for 4 years with the law firm of Maître Pierre HAÏK and Jacqueline LAFFONT (HAÏK & ASSOCIÉS), renowned criminal lawyers.
During this time, he developed special skills in all areas of criminal law and a thorough practice of the procedure and the different actors of the judicial institution.
He practises in French and English.
Maître Jean Deconinck holds a Masters in Business Law from the Magistère de l’Université Paris II – Assas. He is also a graduate of the Institut de Criminologie de Paris and of the University of Montpellier, where he obtained a diploma as a corporate legal advisor (DJCE).
He trained in renowned law firms (Clifford Chance, Francis Szpiner) as well as with the Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office.
He was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2014 and practiced in some of the most renowned criminal law firms in Paris (Benoît Chabert, Schapira Associés).
He has thus acquired a perfect mastery of the issues related to criminal litigation in all its different aspects, and a decisive knowledge of the different judicial institutions and their actors.
He practises in French, English and Spanish.