Fabrice Fages is a partner in the Litigation & Trial Department in the Paris office. He regularly handles complex litigation and arbitration, with particular experience in mass litigation, as well as investigations and crisis management.

Mr. Fages advises clients on complex commercial litigation in front of all levels of jurisdiction in France, and represents global companies in cross-border internal investigations.

Since 1994, he has taught several university courses, including the course "Pratique du règlement des litiges financiers internationaux" on the Master 2 curriculum and "Opération et fiscalité internationale des sociétés" for Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, as well as participating in the "Compliance et Ethique des Affaires" course. He also teaches the course "Company Law Disputes" for the LLM "Assas World Arbitration and Disputes Settlement". 

Mr. Fages is involved in the evolution of legal and regulatory public policy. He took part in the working group of the Conseil National des Barreaux (CNB) and is a founding member of the Legal Committee of Paris Europlace and an expert of a leading French think tank Club des Juristes. He has in particular contributed to the Committee dedicated to Compliance, chaired by the former Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, and today is part of the Committee working on the “Devoir de vigilance”.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Fages worked for the French Senate on various business and financial law drafts for a three-year period (1999-2002) and at the French National Assembly.

 

Recognition Highlights

Cited in Best Lawyers in France 2023

Clients remark that 'Fabrice Fages is highly responsive and has great listening skills' (Compliance) and 'he has identified complex AND effective strategies for managing and resolving commercial disputes.’ (Commercial Litigation) The Legal 500 EMEA 2022

Fabrice Fages’ practices of Commercial and Financial Litigation have been ranked as Excellent by Les Décideurs in 2021 and 2022

Ranked for Arbitration & Mediation. Best Lawyers 202

Recognized by Legal 500 Europe 2019

Bar Qualification

  • Avocat (Paris)
  • Brussels Bar - E List

Education

  • PhD International Private Law, University of Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne)
    summa cum laude
  • MBA, IAE
    (Paris)
  • Postgraduate Degree Economic Law, University of Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne)
  • Postgraduate Degree International Trade Law (DEA), University of Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • French