Lacourte Raquin Tatar firm and its partners is ranked as one of the best in International legal directories such as Chambers & Partners Europe, Legal 500 EMEA, Legal 500 Paris.

In 2016, at the 16th annual Ceremony of Trophées du Droit, the firm was honoured with two Trophies:
- Silver Trophy – Real Estate: Transactions and Financing
- Rising team Trophy – Mergers and acquisitions: Mid to Large-Cap Large to Jumbo-Cap


Chambers Europe France, 2017 Edition

Real Estate: Band 3 – Firm ranking

Visible team providing full-service real estate advice. Lawyers advise on acquisitions and disposals of real estate assets, mergers and acquisitions, transaction structuring, leases and property development. Also covers environmental law and the tax aspects of transactions. 


Clients appreciate the complete real estate support provided by the practice, saying : 

“The team is expert and multidisciplinary. They are deal makers and the associates are very available.”

Further clients highlighted it as a “solid and experienced team with high-quality knowledge.”

Mergers & Acquisitions: High-end Capabilities Band 4 – Firm ranking

Wide-ranging expertise encompassing joint ventures, reorganisations, shareholder disputes and private equity transactions. Assists a number of well-known clients. 


“The team is strong, reactive and cohesive.”

“Very professional and client-oriented.”


Legal 500 EMEA, 2016 Edition

Real estate: Tier 2 – Firm ranking

“Lacourte Raquin Tatar’s comprehensive 20-lawyer team has an impressive client base spanning leading French and international funds, investors and developers such as Unibail-Rodamco and Hines. Highlights included advising Oxford Properties on the financing and acquisition of an office building in Paris and acting for AXA Investment Managers on the signing of a long-term lease agreement in the Majunga tower. The highly experienced Thierry Lacourte and Jean-Jacques Raquin lead the practice, in which Cyrille Bailly, Emilie Capron, Damien Grosse, Alexis Le Lièpvre and Cédric Bonnet are also key figures.”

Mergers & Acquisitions: Tier 3 – Firm ranking

“Lacourte Raquin Tatar combines ‘very high professionalism, efficiency and unmatched responsiveness’. The 12-lawyer team stands out for its in-depth knowledge of regulated sectors, where it routinely handles high-value work. The practice has ‘high-level expertise in the transport sector’ and recently assisted longstanding client SNCF Mobilités in the context of the restructuring of Eurostar. Orange is also a key client. Practice head Serge Tatar is highly regarded. The ‘extremely brilliant’ Renaud Rossa is the other key name in the practice; Nicolas Jüllich and Cyrille Bailly are also names to note.”

Tax: Tier 4 – Firm ranking

“Lacourte Raquin Tatar produces ‘high-quality work and expertise’. The five-lawyer team is especially strong in the property sector and advises on complex M&A and restructuring issues. Vinci Immobilier, Allianz and SNCF are clients.”

Administrative and public law: Other recommended firms, 1
Banking and Finance: Other recommended firms, 2
Dispute resolution – commercial litigation: Other recommended firms, 1


Legal 500 Paris, Edition 2016

Real estate: Tier 2
Mergers & Acquisitions: Tier 3
Tax: Tier 4
Administrative and public law: Tier 4
Banking and Finance: Tier 5
Dispute resolution – commercial litigation: Tier 4