The law and much more

Supporting you with an effective strategy and a tailored approach


Why choose carnot avocats?

Because the sheer diversity of the legal profession and our acquired experience have made us naturally curious and shown us the value of synthesis and supervision.

Because we believe that offering litigation and consultancy services on a separate, fragmented basis is an unnecessary cost for clients, who need strategic support and someone to defend them, all of which we offer.

For more than 25 years, CARNOT AVOCATS’ teams have supported a property developer which has built a number of major apartment complexes along the French Riviera. This assistance has included advice and consultancy services, negotiations, the drafting of contracts and assistance before the courts and the administrative authorities. Their brief has been extended to cover the legal engineering for the launch of a hotel project combined with a thalassotherapy centre.

We have worked on the following cases:


    CARNOT AVOCATS’ teams provided support for a major association involved in home help and personal assistance, which had a large number of employees, helping it to manage its difficulties through insolvency proceedings, the outcome of which was to be the disposal of its various sites. The difficulties were considerable: a loss of confidence on the part of the staff in their manager, cash flow problems, lack of support from public partner organisations in this area of activity and the need for the association to rapidly dispose of 8 separate sites. All of the sites were disposed of and 90% of the employees’ jobs were saved.


    For 30 years CARNOT AVOCATS’ teams have provided support for civil security organisations with the handling of health and

    social issues in their day-to-day work and in the definition of their operational solutions and resources. They also work alongside organisations and stakeholders operating out in the field, to help them define their intervention policies from a legal viewpoint and to defend these, including in the event of disasters affecting their operation and requiring a suitably adapted and attentive response from staff. As a result, CARNOT AVOCATS’ teams have managed hundreds of legal cases which gave both the management teams and the staff the opportunity to express their requirements but also their likes and dislikes with the constant aim of ensuring that everyone’s viewpoint is heard on an individual basis and in a friendly climate


    For around a decade, CARNOT AVOCATS’ teams have assisted a property developer with the development of a shopping centre: verification of planning authorisations, construction and insurance -related disputes, change of site manager, establishment and negotiation of leases of all kinds, voluntary and court-imposed cancellations, assistance with the signature of contracts with suppliers of goods and services, voluntary and court-imposed settlement of disputes with neighbours (rights of way, isolation, disturbance)

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Cabinet d'avocats à Lyon et Paris spécialisé en droit des sociétés, droit fiscal & droit social.

12 Rue de la République, 69002 Lyon

Carnot Avocats & EcoTree

Aware of our Social and Ecological Responsibilities, we have signed a partnership with EcoTree.fr