The Firm

Schapira Associés is a law firm specialized in criminal defense work pertaining to:

  • White collar crimes
  • Criminal Labor Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Other specific criminal law issues : Environmental, Public heath, Industrial and Aviation catastrophes, criminal stock market offenses 

The firm frequently represents clients in high profile criminal cases such as the corruption case “Oil For Food”, the white collar case concerning Vivendi’s management, the French asbestos scandal, and other cases involving money laundering and criminal tax fraud (Wildenstein, Cahuzac).

The firm also represents clients in commercial litigation and media litigation.

Schapira Associés advises, assists and represents individuals, as well as companies, in France and abroad.

To effectively coordinate the defense of its clients, the firm maintains close ties with firms in France and abroad.

Our lawyers work in French, English and Spanish.

The law firm Directory LEGAL 500 recommends the firm in its 2020 edition in its White Collar Crime Section.

White-collar boutique Schapira Associés is praised for its 'high level of  proficiency', and 'great responsiveness, availability and listening abilities'. The firm is trusted by leading French corporations and their executives to defend their interests in high-profile cases, including sensitive corruption, bribery, terrorism and money-laundering cases. The firm also acts for international companies and investors, as well as elected representatives.

The 'calm, frank, smart and loyal' Sébastien Schapira 'masters his field to perfection, has in-depth knowledge of his cases, efficiently prepares his clients and anticipates key questions'. Marion Grégoire shows 'great listening and analysis abilities and knows how to build a good defence strategy'.