Fabrice Fages advises French and international clients and their US subsidiaries on complex commercial disputes and sensitive compliance and ESG matters.

Mr. Fages helps financial institutions, multinational companies, and French corporates to prevent and mitigate risk and to navigate litigation, including:

  • Civil, commercial, and criminal litigation
  • Mass/class action litigation
  • Internal and government investigations
  • International arbitration and mediation

Mr. Fages also regularly helps clients implement compliance and ESG programs.

A versatile, internationally recognized lawyer, he draws on both extensive experience appearing before judges and well-honed negotiation skills to avoid litigation. Mr. Fages brings a business sensibility to help clients navigate crisis management, cross-border and French law compliance-related issues. With a broad perspective on complex disputes, he offers clients a strategic view toward dispute resolution.

Mr. Fages has long been involved in the evolution of legal and regulatory public policy. He worked with the French Senate on business and financial legal matters from 1999 to 2002 and at the French National Assembly.

He draws on experience advising the Conseil National des Barreaux (CNB) on governmental issues. He is a founding member of the Legal Committee of Paris Europlace and an Expert of the leading French think tank, Club des Juristes. Mr. Fages has contributed as an Expert to two committees; one dedicated to anticorruption (2022), and one dedicated to “Devoir de vigilance” (2023), both chaired by former Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve. He is currently a member of a committee on internal investigations, chaired by a former justice minister, Dominique Perben.

He also teaches litigation at the Université of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and arbitration at the Université of Paris 2 Panthéon Assas.

Bar Qualification

  • Avocat (Paris)
  • Brussels Bar - E List


  • 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