Nicolas Contis assists big groups, small and mid-sized companies in all their litigation and arbitration cases (tortious liability, contractual liability, shareholder disputes, criminal business law, etc.).
In addition, he has developed a cute expertise in negotiating and drafting complex contracts (particularly, distribution agreements – franchise agreements, commercial agency agreements – sale contracts, provision of services contracts, joint ventures, etc.). He also intervenes in corporate law matters, notably in acquisition and/reorganisation transactions, in synergy with other partners.
He has been a member of the Paris bar since 2001. Prior to found Kalliopé, Nicolas has practiced at De Pardieu Brocas (2001), Bredin Prat (2002-2004) and Racine (2004-2007).
Before commencing his career as a lawyer, he was a legal counsel at the French embassy in Brussels.
Nicolas has graduated from La Sorbonne (Paris I) law school (DEA business law and Masters in Business law – year 1999 valedictorian) and the University of Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium (DES economic law).
Prior to that, he had studied for four years at a top business school in Paris, during which he studied abroad at the University of Grahamstown (South Africa) for six months. Moreover, he teaches at continuing legal education programmes and is called upon colloquia organised in his areas of expertise.
Languages: French and English