Fields of expertise

Endrös-Baum Associés > Fields of expertise

Our lawyers assist our clients in litigation matters before the French civil, commercial, and administrative courts. Prior to any litigation, we assist companies and insurers in order to provide precise and pragmatic advice on risk management issues.

Our specialty is undoubtedly warranty and product liability law. We have recognized expertise enabling us to address our clients’ legal and technical issues.

We also have particular expertise in handling complex, cross-border matters that regularly raise questions of international jurisdiction and applicable law.

Industrial risk and industrial liability

• Assistance in risk prevention and management
• Analysis of procedural and financial risks
• Assistance in handling out-of-court settlements
• Serial and industrial risk management
• Handling of legal claims and assistance, in particular in the course of court-ordered expertise proceedings

Defective products and plant construction projects

• Advice on the regulatory and normative framework for the marketing of new products, analysis, follow-up and negotiation of international or internal supply contracts or drafting of company contracts
• Handling of manufacturer and supplier liability claims
• Handling of warranty claims
• Assistance during court-ordered expertise proceedings

International private law

• Analysis and follow-up of domestic and community private international law
• Assistance in drafting contracts and jurisdiction clauses, and clauses regarding the applicable law
• Analysis and follow-up of cross-border disputes and identification of the competent judge and the applicable law


• Analysis of insurance policies
• Insurance litigation management

Compensation for bodily injury

• Management of legal proceedings relating to compensation for bodily injury
• Handling of out-of-court settlements
• Assistance in amicable or court-ordered medical expertise proceedings

Commercial law

• Assistance in drawing up contracts and general terms and conditions
• Counselling in distribution law (sales representatives, dealers)
• Debt collection
• Analysis of the contractual liability
• Assistance in introducing and handling disputes linked to e-commerce
• Representation and handling of disputes before the commercial courts

Corporate law

• Counselling in corporate law
• Assistance in the creation of companies
• Drafting of legal acts (i.e. minutes of meetings, articles of association, partnership agreements, etc.)
• Supporting clients in their M&A projects

Construction law

• Management of litigation relating to work contracts
• “No-fault” warranty claims under French construction law (for example, the so-called "garantie décennale")
• Handling of legal claims and assistance, in particular in the course of court-ordered expertise proceedings
• Advice on subcontracting under French law

International arbitration

• Assistance in drafting arbitration clauses • Management of arbitration litigation • Representation before different courts of arbitration, in particular the ICC in Paris

Social security and social protection law

• Handling of legal claims regarding accidents at work and occupational diseases

We support and advise German and foreign companies on German law, especially in the areas of warranty for hidden defects, product liability and product safety. In addition, we are active in all areas of civil liability as well as in all questions of insurance law and insurance contract law. We support our clients in court and out-of-court proceedings in Germany, particularly in cross-border disputes. Of course, we also represent our clients before international arbitration tribunals (ICC). In the course of our work, we call upon a wide network of experts with diverse technical skills who often play an important role in complex disputes. Finally, we assist our clients in the drafting of contracts and accompany them during the negotiation phases. We are a partner of choice for the negotiation and contractual supervision of the construction and development of industrial sites.

Litigation & arbitration proceedings

• Development of a legal and procedural strategy in close cooperation with the client, taking into account not only legal, but also economic aspects
• Close collaboration with experts in various fields

Commercial law

• Drafting of contracts
• Legal analysis of the situation
• Drafting and adapting of contracts
• Negotiation of contracts

Product liability

• Legal advice, in particular in the context of preventing, evaluating and handling liability risks, as well as in the context of product recalls
• Judicial and extrajudicial defense, as well as assertion of liability and warranty claims