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OUR TEAM

Charles BLANDIGNERES
Benoît PRUVOST
Didier MEDECIN
Guillaume JIMENEZ
Jean de MAILLARD
Georges FENECH
Jacques DALLEST
Bertrand DAILLIE
Sabine CHERIFI
Jean-Baptiste LAPLACE
Grégoire GAUGER
Audrey MOYSE
Alba TERRADE
Tom Lachassagne
Anaïs Casseleux
Marion FROMANTIN
Corinne JAULIAC
David KOUBBI

David KOUBBI

Partner / Co-founder of the Firm

"Lawyer, the most demanding, the noblest and the most beautiful combat sport that I have been given to practice "

koubbi@28octobre.com

Born November 26, 1972

Lawyer at the Paris Bar (1999)

Training
Doctor of Law in "Media Law & Labor Law" (1999)
Postgraduate Degree in Economic Law & Communication (1998)

Languages 
English, Spanish

Practice Areas
Business Law, Intellectual Property, Media Law, White-Collar Criminal Law, Contracts, Civil & Commercial Litigation, Criminal Law.

Interventions
Member of the selection board of Masters in Law and International Management at HEC since 2015
 
Publications
"Hélium & Papillons" (Ed. Fischbacher, Novel, 2004)
"Une contestation française" (Ed. Don Quichotte, manifest, 2017)
"La Charge" (Ed. La Relève et la Peste, 2020)

News
http://www.slate.fr/story/129440/je-suis-fier-de-david-koubbi
https://www.liberation.fr/societe/2012/05/29/beau-gosse-du-barreau_822205
https://www.huffingtonpost.fr/2014/09/08/jerome-kerviel-libre-jour-de-gloire-david-koubbi_n_5782280.html
https://www.vanityfair.fr/pouvoir/politique/articles/david-koubbi-l-avocat-qui-a-bouscule-l-affaire-kerviel/43423
Benoît PRUVOST

Benoît PRUVOST

Partner / Co-founder of the Firm

" The right is like the left... but upside down"

pruvost@28octobre.com

Born September 29, 1969

Lawyer at the Paris Bar (1993)

Training
Master in Business & Tax Law - DJCE (1993, University of Montpellier)
Postgraduate Degree in Business Law - Certificate : Competition Law - Distribution (1993, University of Montpellier)
 
Language
English
 
Practice Areas 
Business Law, Contracts, Competition, Civil & Commercial Litigation, White-Collar Criminal Law, Product Liability.
 
Didier MEDECIN

Didier MEDECIN

Partner

“The only absolutely essential right is labor law, or social law in the general sense of the term. "(Jean Carbonnier)

medecin@28octobre.com

Born August 14, 1973

Lawyer at the Paris Bar (2001)


Training
Postgraduate Degree in Private law, Postgraduate Degree in law labour relations
 
Language
English, German 
 
Practice Areas
Labor law and Social Security law: Management of litigation (individual in Consulting tribunals or the TASS and collective) and advice to employees (negotiated departures) and companies (working time, company restructuring, management , health and safety, remuneration systems, union rights, IORP and collective bargaining, social audits ...)
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Guillaume JIMENEZ

Partner

" Support and defend: more than a provider, a partner »

jimenez@28octobre.com

Born January 16, 1983
 
Lawyer at the Paris Bar (2010) and Madrid
 
Training
Master's degree in Multimedia and Information Systems Law (2016)
Master's Degree in Company Law (2007)
LLM of General Legal Studies (2006) 

 
Language
English, Spanish
 
Practice Areas
Business Law (Civil and Commercial Litigation), Civil Liability and Industrial Risk, Commercial leases, Corporate law.
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Grégoire GAUGER

Counsel

“The commitment to support you in all your challenges”

gauger@28octobre.com

Born August 10, 1988

Lawyer at the Bars of Paris (CAPA 2015) and Geneva (registration 2023)

Training
Master of Arts in Election and Campaign Management (Fordham University, 2013)
Master II Business Law, French and Swiss law (University Panthéon Assas Paris II / University of Fribourg, 2011)

Languages
English


Areas of intervention
Business litigation (civil, contract, corporate, commercial and financial law), private international law, inheritance law, association law, foundations and endowment funds
 
Political mandate

First deputy mayor of the 8th arrondissement of Paris, responsible for Youth, Sports, Olympic and Paralympic Games
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Charles BLANDIGNERES

Of Counsel

"Almost 40 years of professional life fighting the biggest financial predators, I am proud today to bring my experience to the benefit of the clients of this Firm"

blandigneres@28octobre.com

Born July 15, 1950

Training
Superior School of Police (1973)
Bachelor's degree in law (1972)
 
Experiences
Compliance Director in charge of the prevention of operational risks in the fight against money laundering, terrorist financing and tax evasion within the Societe Generale group (2002 to 2016)

Member of the Inspectorate, in charge of the financial and criminal investigation - Commission of Stock Market Transactions at the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF, 1999 to 2002)

Chief Inspector, Police Commander - Central Directorate of the Judicial Police, Central Office for the Prevention of Financial Delinquency (OCRGDF - Paris, 1973 to 2002)
 
Language
English
 
Practice areas
Business law, criminal law, criminal procedure, commercial law, stock market regulation (Monetary and Financial Code), legislation and regulation regarding banking compliance
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Jean de MAILLARD

Of Counsel

"To hope to understand justice, it is best to have been a judge"

demaillard@28octobre.com

Born August 15, 1951
 
Experiences 
Vice President of the Tribunal de Grande Instance of Paris (nomination in 2011)
Former magistrate (nomination in 1983)
 
Specialty
Fight against organized crime, financial crime, security policies
 
Language
English
 
Practice Areas
Collaboration within the Financial Penal Department - Compliance

Interventions
Consulted as an expert when the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) was created to set up an Intelligence Directorate

Consulted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a study on the impact of new threats on global governance.
Teacher at Sciences Po Paris, in the framework of the Master "International Security" of the School of International Affairs of Paris, thematic Intelligence ("Control, surveillance, security against new threats")

Contributor to the Rue89 website

Publications
Les beaux jours du crime. Vers une société criminelle ?, (1992), Plon avec Serge Garde
Crimes et lois, 1994, Flammarion, coll. « Dominos »
L'avenir du crime, 1997, Flammarion
La responsabilité juridique, 1999, Flammarion, coll. « Dominos », avec Camille de Maillard
Un monde sans loi. La criminalité financière en images., 1999, Éditions Stock
Le Rapport censuré. Critique non autorisée d'un monde déréglé (avec la collaboration de Jean-Christophe Veyrier), 2004, Flammarion
Jean de Maillard, L'économie trafiquante, paradigme de la mondialisation, Politique, revue de débats, Bruxelles, n° 42, décembre 2005
L'arnaque : la finance au-dessus des lois et des règles, 2010, Gallimard
La fabrique du temps nouveau : entretiens sur la civilisation néolibérale, 2011, Temps présent, avec Karim Mahmoud-Vintam
 
Distinctions
Grand Prix Moron (Philosophy) of the French Academy for his book "Crime and Laws" (1995)
Member of the Geopolitical Observatory of Crime (OGC)
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Georges FENECH

Of Counsel

"After having judged, my new ambition is to defend with the same demand for justice »

fenech@28octobre.com

Born October 26, 1954
 
Training
National School of Magistracy (1978)
Master of Law (1976)

Languages
English, Italian
 
Practice areas
Examining magistrate in charge of economic and financial affairs, specialized in the fight against drug trafficking, juvenile delinquency and in cases concerning medical accidents.
 
Magistracy
Deputy-Prosecutor at the Regional Court of Bobigny (2002)
General substitute near the Court of Appeal of Lyon (on 1998 - 2001 : in charge of criminal cases in front of the criminal court
Deputy Prosecutor at the Regional Court of Bourg-en-Bresse (1994-1995)
First examining magistrate in Lyon (1994)
Examining magistrate in Lyon (1984)
Magistrate at Pointe à Pitre (1982 to 1984)
Magistrate at the Public Prosecutor's Office of the Regional Court of Vienne (1980)
 
Political mandates
UMP deputy of the Rhône (2002)
Participation in the Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry concerning the Outreau case (2006)
Chairs the Commission of Inquiry on Cults and Minors (2006, whose public report, submitted on December 19, 2006, recommends 50 proposals to protect "childhood in danger")
Charged by Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin with a mission to study the mobile electronic bracelet to strengthen the fight against recidivism (2006)
Re-elected Deputy of the Rhône (2007)
Rapporteur to the Minister of Justice, Rachida Dati, of the Security Retention Act (2008)
Chairs at the National Assembly of a Homelessness Study Group
Rapporteur for opinion of the law on the right to housing enforceable
Member of the Committee on Constitutional Laws, Legislation and the General Administration of the Republic Deputy
Substitute Judge of the Court of Justice of the Republic
Secretary of the Parliamentary Assembly of La Francophonie
Member of the Tibet Study Group
Senior deputy head of the central administration of the Ministry of Justice (2008)
President of the Interministerial Mission of Vigilance and the Fight against Sectarian Abuses (2008-2012): creation of the Assistance and Intervention Cell on Sectarian Abuse (CAIMADES)
Re-elected deputy (2012), he leaves the interministerial mission and his state of magistrate.
Chairman of the Study Group on Cults in the National Assembly
Member of the National Observatory of Crime and Penal Responses and the Commission of Inquiry into the Role of French Intelligence in the Mohammed Merah Case
Lyon City Councilor in the 6th arrondissement (2014)
Elected National Secretary of the UMP in charge of Justice (2014)
National Speaker for Justice (2016)
President of the Parliamentary Inquiry Commission on the Paris attacks (2016)
 
Other
President of the Professional Association of Magistrates (APM) (1996-1998)
Vice President of friendship groups with Malta and Saudi Arabia
Swearing of Lawyer (2014)
Creator of the Independent Union of Magistrates (1998)
Lecturer at the Institute of Judicial Studies of the Faculty of Law Jean-Moulin in Lyon
Lecturer at the Institute of Business Administration (IAE)
Lecturer at the Professional Training Center for Lawyers in Lyon
Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine of Lyon (forensic course)
TV consultant for the CNews channel on terrorism issues (since 2017)
 
Publications
Main basse sur la justice : Les années noires, de Mitterrand à aujourd'hui, Jean-Claude Lattès, 1997
Avec Philippe Petit, La moralisation des marchés publics, PUF, 1998
Une idée certaine de la France, France-Empire, 1998
Face aux sectes : politique, justice, État, PUF, 1999
Tolérance Zéro. En finir avec la criminalité et les violences urbaines, Grasset, 2001
L'insécurité, Éditions des Syrtes, 2002
Un juge en colère. En finir avec le juge d'instruction, Éditions du Félin, 2005
Presse-justice : liaisons dangereuses, L'Archipel, 2007
La justice face aux dérives sectaires 2008 ;
Criminels récidivistes : peut-on les laisser sortir ?, Éditions de l'Archipel, 2009
Apocalypse : menaces imminentes ? Calmann-Lévy, août 2012
Avec Alexandre Malafaye, Propagande noire, Éditions Kero, janvier 2013
Lettre ouverte à Christiane Taubira, First Document, mars 2014
Qui imagine le général de Gaulle mis en examen ?, First Document, juillet 2017
Bataclan, l'enquête vérité UPPR (2017)
Gare aux gourous - Santé, bien-être (Ed.du Rocher, 2020)
Bataclan, Paris, Stade de France : le procès, Editions du Rocher, 2021
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Jacques DALLEST

Of Counsel

“I am keen to explain justice to our fellow citizens and to bring my personal perspective to criminal legal disputes”

dallest@28octobre.com

Born May 2nd, 1955


Training
Diploma from IHESI (Institute of Advanced Studies in Internal Security, now IHEMI, 2003)
ENM internal competition in 1982
Master's degree in public law (Université Lyon III, 1977)
IEP diploma (Lyon II, 1976)

Magistracy
Magistrate of the seat : Investigating judge in Rodez and Lyon
Public Prosecutor: Public Prosecutor in Roanne, Ajaccio, Bourg en Bresse and Marseille, Attorney General in Bordeaux, Prosecutor General in Chambéry and Grenoble
 

Languages
English
 
Practice areas
Criminal law, criminal procedure, mountain criminal law, criminology, organized crime


Interventions 
Judicial consultant
Associate professor at Sciences Po Grenoble
Lecturer at Sciences Po Lyon and Aix en Provence
Lecturer at the law faculties of Lyon, Bordeaux and Chambéry and at the Grenoble journalism school
Dean of teaching of the judicial communication center at ENM
Regular speaker at the National Police School
Chairmanship and participation in working groups at the Chancellery
Chairman of the working group responsible for considering improving the judicial treatment of unresolved cases
Miscellaneous missions or work abroad (Jordan, Algeria, Morocco, Russia, Djibouti, Mexico, Croatia, Bulgaria, Mali)
Member of the editorial committee of Cahiers de la Sécurité et de la Justice (INHESJ, now IHEMI)
Member of the jury for the Prix du Quai des Orfèvres (Fayard)

 

Edition 

Collection Director at Éditions Mareuil

Publications 

Cold cases, un magistrat enquête (Éditions Mareuil, 2023)

L'Épuration, une histoire interdite (Éditions du Cerf, 2022)

Le guide et le procureur (Éditions du Mont-Blanc, 2020)

Mes homicides (Éditions Robert Laffont 2015 et Pocket 2016)

La criminalité organisée (ouvrage collectif avec le professeur Pradel (Lexis Nexis 2012)

 

Décorations 

Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite

Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur

 

News : Cold cases 

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Dallest

https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/faits-divers-justice/meme-a-la-retraite-l-ancien-procureur-general-de-grenoble-jacques-dallest-travaille-encore-sur-les-cold-cases-7239105

https://www.bfmtv.com/police-justice/pour-jacques-dallest-ancien-procureur-general-de-marseille-les-fusillades-sont-le-fait-d-auteurs-tres-jeunes-qui-utilisent-des-armes-qu-ils-ne-maitrisent-pas-forcement-tres-bien_VN-202304260907.html

https://mesinfos.fr/auvergne-rhone-alpes/cour-d-appel-de-grenoble-jacques-dallest-n-est-plus-procureur-general-110555.html

https://www.mucem.org/programme/la-figure-de-lassassin-le-criminel-est-il-si-different-de-nous

https://www.historia.fr/jacques-dallest-%C2%AB-il-faudrait-une-m%C3%A9moire-criminelle-dans-les-parquets-%C2%BB

https://www.france.tv/france-3/auvergne-rhone-alpes/vous-etes-formidables-auvergne-rhone-alpes/4906555-jacques-dallest.html

https://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2023/01/27/cold-cases-un-magistrat-enquete-dans-les-dossiers-fantomes-de-la-justice_6159561_3232.html

https://actu.fr/ile-de-france/nanterre_92050/cet-ancien-magistrat-l-assure-le-criminel-peut-ressembler-a-votre-voisin_57408521.html

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Bertrand DAILLIE

Of Counsel

« Prosecutor, benevolent, philosopher, and humanist ”

contact@28octobre.com

Born September 10, 1949
 
 
Training
Entrance exam to the National School of Magistracy (Class of 1989)
Master of Public Economics (1972)
 
Magistracy
Honorary magistrate of the judiciary
Former public prosecutor
Former member of the General Inspectorate of Justice
 
Languages
English, Italian
 
Areas of intervention
Criminal law and criminal procedure, Business criminal law, Commercial law and collective proceedings, Family and juvenile law
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Sabine CHERIFI

Associate

“Thanks to this job, I am free. Free to represent, defend and even love who is not like me. It may be less of a job and more of an unusual chance "

cherifi@28octobre.com
 
Born on August 12, 1992
 
Lawyer at the Paris Bar (CAPA 2019)

Training
Master II Business law - commercial contracts (2017)
Master I Private law of persons and assets (2016)
 
Languages
English
 
Areas of intervention
Criminal law, Business law (civil and commercial litigation), Contract law, Civil liability, Insolvency proceedings
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Jean-Baptiste LAPLACE

Associate

"No one is bound to the impossible, except associates lawyers"

laplace@28octobre.com
 
Born on December 14, 1993

Lawyer at the Paris Bar (CAPA 2021)

Training

PPI at the Gironde Assize Court and at the Penalty Enforcement Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal (2020)
Master in Business Law (2018)
Bachelor of Art History & Archeology (2016)
Bachelor of Law & Political Science (2015)
 
Languages
Spanish, English 
 
Areas of intervention

Criminal law and criminal procedure, prison law and enforcement of sentences, personal injury law, business law
ALBA TERRADE

Alba TERRADE

Associate

"Defining the best strategy and choosing the right words to convince"

terrade@28octobre.com
 
Born on October 18, 1992

 
Lawyer at the Paris Bar (CAPA 2017)

Training
University Diploma in Sports Law (2023)
Master II Business Law (2015)
Master I General Private Law (2014)
 
Languages
English, Spanish
 
Areas of intervention

Business law (civil and commercial litigation, M&A litigation), Business criminal law, Criminal law, Sports law

Interventions
Lecturer in business law (Assas-Melun University)
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Tom LACHASSAGNE

Associate

“Being a lawyer means listening, understanding and above all, making the voice of those who, too silent, finally wish to be heard loud and clear. I'm ready for it. »

lachassagne@28octobre.com
 
Born on December 6, 1998

 
Lawyer at the Paris Bar (CAPA 2023)

Training 
Master II DJCE (2021, University of Montpellier) 
DJCE Magistere Diploma (2021, University of Montpellier) 
Study certificate : Internal and international corporate litigation (2021, University of Montpellier)
 
Language
English
 
Areas of intervention 
Business law (civil and commercial litigation, M&A litigation), business criminal law, criminal law
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Anaïs CASSELEUX

Associate

“Being the one who stays, the one who does not give up, this is the essence of my mission”

casseleux@28octobre.com
 
Born on December 23, 1998

 
Lawyer at the Paris Bar (CAPA 2023)
 
Training
Specialized Master's degree in International Business Law and Management (ESSEC Business School, 2022)
Master II Financial Criminal Law (2021)
Master I Business Law (2020)
University diploma in Criminal and Criminological Practice (2019)

Language
English

Areas of intervention
Criminal law and criminal procedure, prison law and enforcement of sentences, press law, business law
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Marion FROMANTIN

Head of real estate transactions

"The synergy of our teams at the service of your real estate project"

fromantin@28octobre.com

Born June 25, 1990
 
After studying art history, evolved for 7 years in real estate agencies in the province, responsible for rental management, then in Paris portfolio development and real estate transactions (sales and rentals)
 
Languages
English
 
Practice areas
Real estate transactions, dedicated and personalized support for sellers and buyers in the entire sales process, research and purchase of real estate
 
Production
Production of the documentary film "Welcome" (2016-2017)
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Corinne JAULIAC

Financial and administrative manager

"After so many years spent at  28 o c t o b r e,  I will not change my professional family for nothing in the world"

jauliac@28octobre.com

Born January 5, 1979
 
Training
Postgraduate in French Private Law (2002)
Master’s degree in French Private Law – Concentration : litigation (2001)
Three years university degree in French Private Law (2000)

 
Language
English
 
Practice Areas
Administrative, accounting and financial matters of 28 octobre law firm, management engineering and overall organization.
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Jessica PERNET-DIT-VINCENT

Communication manager

“My dream was to work in this firm, with these fabulous people, this dream is fulfilled. I even got a 28 tattoo (no that's not a legend)"

communication@28octobre.com

Born May 15, 1989
 
Training
Institute of Judicial Studies Paris Panthéon Assas (2012-2014)
Master's degree in Business Law - Company law (2012)
Master’s degree in French Private Law (2011)
Three years university degree in French Private Law (2010)

 
Language
English
 
Practice Areas
In charge of the communication and marketing of 28 octobre law firm and overall organization.
David KOUBBI
Jessica PERNET-DIT-VINCENT
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