GGV Avocats is strengthening its innovative technologies and impact projects practice with the arrival of Marie L’Hermite as Avocate Counsel

GGV Avocats – Rechtsanwälte is pleased to announce the arrival of Marie L’Hermite as Avocate Counsel on 6 September 2023.

With more than 12 years’ international experience in senior legal positions in the telecommunications, energy and web3 areas, Marie L’Hermite will be developing the innovative technologies (blockchain and AI) and high-impact projects (ethics and compliance) practice thus strengthening the firm’s Innovations – IP – IT – Data Protection teams.

Marie trained in decentralised technologies and has an extensive experience of web3 projects (blockchain, crypto, NFT, Metavers), governance/DAO, crypto compliance and personal data protection. She also assists and advises companies on the design, implementation and development of their innovation-related projects.

Drawing on her experience in the corporate world, Marie has an operational, 360° approach to business law, enabling her to provide pragmatic support to clients of the Innovations – IP – IT – Data Protection department.

Trained in domestic and international arbitration law, Marie provides technical expertise (web3/blockchain) to counsel and arbitrators in arbitration disputes.

Marie is also involved in a number of social issues relating to equality, ethics and the environment.

Marie L’Hermite comments: “As a German speaker who studied in Germany, GGV Avocats is for me a benchmark firm in this sector. I am delighted and honoured to be able to join the firm and develop the practice in a high-potential sector between Germany and France. The firm’s reputation and international dimension will undoubtedly enable me to offer new synergies and opportunities to my clients.”

“We are delighted with Marie’s arrival, which will enable us to consolidate our Innovations – IP – IT – Data Protection practice. Her Franco-German background and experience will strengthen GGV Avocats’ position in a sector with growing potential for the future and will enable us to develop our range of services in an innovative way for all our clients, whatever their size or field of activity. Marie’s human and ethical qualities also confirm our choice, as she shares both our values and those of our clients.” comments Kim Linard, Managing Partner of GGV Avocats – Rechtsanwälte.

About Marie L’Hermite

Marie L’Hermite is a member of the Paris Bar and holds a DESS (Master II) in European Business Law from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Sorbonne, an LL.M in German Law, an LL.M.Eur in European Business Law from Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, and a Diplôme Universitaire in domestic and international arbitration from the University of Montpellier.

About GGV Avocats – Rechtsanwälte

GGV Avocats – Rechtsanwälte is a French law firm with an entrepreneurial DNA shared by all its lawyers. GGV Avocats offers tailor-made services, a strategic focus and a constant commitment to its clients, both in advisory and litigation matters.

GGV Avocats – Rechtsanwälte is the preferred contact for international companies in France. GGV Avocats – Rechtsanwälte guides foreign companies through the specificities of the French legal environment and facilitates the realisation of their projects.

Thanks to its international expertise and global network, GGV Avocats – Rechtsanwälte works as a team with its clients. Thanks to the complementary skills of its lawyers, GGV Avocats – Rechtsanwälte supports its clients in all areas of business and tax law.

Founded in 1974, the firm has 20 lawyers, including 7 partners. It is organised into 8 practice areas: commercial, tax, employment, corporate law and mergers/acquisitions, real estate and financing, compliance, innovations-IP-IT-data protection, and litigation/arbitration. The lawyers at GGV Avocats – Rechtsanwälte are committed to providing high added-value advice based on a cross-disciplinary, operational approach.


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