INSURANCE

INDUSTRIAL RISKS

CIVIL LIABILITIES

Tamaris Avocats provides litigation and consulting services in the field of insurance, industrial risks, professional and product liability.
The firm handles domestic as well as cross-border and international disputes.

INSURANCE

INDUSTRIAL RISKS

CIVIL LIABILITIES

Tamaris Avocats provides litigation and consulting services in the field of insurance, industrial risks, professional and product liability.

The firm handles domestic as well as cross-border and international disputes.

OUR FIRM

Tamaris Avocats is a human-scale structure, where lawyers are capable of handling complex cases and are close to their clients.

With a broad knowledge of all sectors of economic activity, we try to control all the risks to which our clients are exposed, particularly in the medical, pharmaceutical, automotive, construction, industrial and consumer product industries. Lawyers working for the firm have a longstanding practice of contract and liability law, personal injury law and mass litigation.

Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan is an expert in insurance and liability litigation with over 25 years of experience. Her career has led her to work on numerous sensitive and large-scale cases. She is also an Arbitrator at the International Arbitration Chamber of Paris.

After 20 years spent with the Hascoët & Associés law firm, she joined the Litigation, Arbitration and Criminal Law practice of August Debouzy as a partner in 2014, where she created a team dedicated to handling “high risk” cases involving notably professional liability, industrial risks or purely insurance matters.

Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan is constantly recommended by her clients and recognized by her colleagues for her expertise in various rankings.

In 2021, she created Tamaris Avocats with five dynamic associates and experts in insurance law. The team has been working together for several years, and is dedicated to clients’ needs in order to provide them with effective support adapted to their specificity.

As a member of AMRAE and AIDA, the firm remains at the heart of insurers’ debate with respect to new risks and new global issues.

« Alexandra and her team know how to make themselves available and their work is of very high quality. »

« Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan is one of the best lawyers on the French market. »
Source Legal 500

OUR CLIENTS TALK ABOUT US

« Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan, who leads the team, is very familiar with the market issues and the different parties involved, enabling her to give advice tailored to the situation. »

« Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan […] is an “excellent lawyer and a good negotiator with fine analytical skills,” according to clients. She handles a variety of cases, including product liability and industrial risk claims as well as D&O liability mandates. »
Source Chambers

OUR CLIENTS TALK ABOUT US

« Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan, who leads the team, is very familiar with the market issues and the different parties involved, enabling her to give advice tailored to the situation. »

« Alexandra and her team know how to make themselves available and their work is of very high quality. »

« Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan is one of the best lawyers on the French market. » Source Legal 500

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« Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan […] is an “excellent lawyer and a good negotiator with fine analytical skills,” according to clients. She handles a variety of cases, including product liability and industrial risk claims as well as D&O liability mandates.» Source Chambers

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OUR EXPERTISE

INSURANCE LITIGATION

Tamaris Avocats assists its clients on insurance guarantees issues. The firm acts as coverage counsel as well as in the pre-litigation and litigation phases before the civil, commercial and criminal courts and arbitral tribunals in insurance litigation.

Our experience and know-how enable us to understand all types of cases before these jurisdictions and to implement the best strategy adapted to the client’s needs, the field of activity or the scope of the case (mass litigation), in particular in terms of negotiation or the implementation of an alternative dispute resolution method.

CONSULTING - RISKS MANAGEMENT

Tamaris Avocats intervenes in the field of risk analysis in order to adapt the insurance coverage of a company and to assist the company and/or its insurer in the awarding of insurance contracts, both in terms of Civil Liability (Operating, Professional and Product Liability, Company Officers) and Property Damage.

INDUSTRIAL RISKS

Tamaris Avocats assists its clients in recourse or defense in all areas of industrial risks, in close collaboration with a network of technical and financial experts, as soon as the loss occurs, in order to facilitate strategic decision-making and to control the risks for the company, whether technical, legal or criminal.

CIVIL, PROFESSIONAL AND PRODUCT LIABILITIES

Tamaris Avocats handles numerous cases in defense of its clients’ interests, when the civil liability of companies and/or their managers is sought, on the grounds of professional negligence, or because of the products they put on the market (pharmaceutical products, automotive, railway and aeronautical industries, mass consumption, tobacco etc.).

BODILY INJURY

The team regularly assists clients with respect to compensation for bodily injury, including group compensation and the establishment of compensation protocols.

CONSTRUCTION

The team operates in litigation related to construction operations, in particular in pre-litigation and judicial expertises but also in the analysis of insurance contracts.

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OUR TEAM

Tamaris Avocats is formed by six dynamic lawyers who are specialized in the field of insurance law and who have been working together for several years.

The team is driven by a desire for excellence and efficiency in the support provided to its clients, by adapting the advice and/or litigation strategy to their needs and the sector of their activity.

Alexandra COHEN-JONATHAN | Partner

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Charles HUGO | Avocat

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Victoire BOULANGER | Lawyer

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Héloïse NOUVEL | Lawyer

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Gwenaëlle RAYNAL | Lawyer

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Loïc ROUZÉE | Lawyer

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Alexandra COHEN-JONATHAN • Partner

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BIOGRAPHY

Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1994. She graduated from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (DEA in business and tax law). She is fluent in English and French.

Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan assists clients with respect to all issues of the insurance sector for French and foreign clients. She is also an Arbitrator at the International Arbitration Chamber of Paris. Her career has led her to work on numerous sensitive and high-profile media cases.

Her expertise is widely recognized in insurance law, industrial risks and product liability.

She is a member of the AMRAE and AIDA associations.

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Charles HUGO • Lawyer

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BIOGRAPHY

Charles Hugo advises French and foreign clients in litigation and civil procedures on issues relating to insurance and commercial law. He assists clients in various areas such as industrial risks, serial claims and personal injury.

He graduated from the University of Montpellier 1 in 2014 (Master 2 Professional Insurance Law) and has been a member of the Paris Bar since 2015.

Charles Hugo joined Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan’s team at August Debouzy in 2015. He joined Tamaris Avocats in 2021 and participated in the creation of the firm.

Charles Hugo is a member of AIDA, AMRAE and the association Droit et Procédure.

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Victoire BOULANGER • Lawyer

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BIOGRAPHY

Victoire Boulanger advises French and foreign clients in litigation and civil procedures on issues relating to insurance and commercial law. She advises clients in various areas such as industrial risks, serial claims and personal injury.

She graduated from the Insurance Institute of Paris of the University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (University Diploma and Master II in Insurance Law, 2014), where she completed a two-year work-study program at Marsh France, first in the Legal & Compliance Department and then in the Civil Liability Department as a claims advisor. She also holds an LL.M. from King’s College London (International Business Law, 2015).

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2016, she joined August Debouzy in 2018 after a first experience in an international business law firm. She joined Tamaris Avocats in 2021 and participated in the creation of the firm.

Victoire Boulanger is fluent in English and French.

She is a member of the Young AIDA, AIDA and the AMRAE associations.

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Héloïse NOUVEL • Lawyer

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BIOGRAPHY

Héloïse Nouvel advises and assists French and foreign clients in civil and commercial litigation, in particular on insurance law issues. She handles in particular various matters of civil liability, industrial risks, health products and compensation for personal injury.

She holds a Master’s degree in Insurance Law from the University of Panthéon-Assas, which she completed on a work-study basis in the Claims Department of Allianz France as a lawyer. Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2017, she immediately joined August Debouzy to work in Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan’s team.

She joined Tamaris Avocats in 2021 and participated in the creation of the firm.

Héloïse Nouvel is fluent in English and French.

She is a member of the AMRAE, AIDA associations and the Equine Law Institute.

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Gwenaëlle RAYNAL • Lawyer

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BIOGRAPHY

Gwenaëlle Raynal advises French and foreign clients in litigation and insurance law. She advises on a wide range of matters such as industrial risks, product liability, insurance litigation, regulatory and construction law.

She is a graduate of the Insurance Institute of Paris Dauphine (University Diploma and Master II in Insurance Law, 2017).

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2018, she joined August Debouzy the same year. Before being sworn in, she practiced as as in-house lawyer for two years in the Claims Department of a French insurance company in civil liability and industrial risks.

She joined Tamaris Avocats in 2021 and participated in the creation of the firm.

Gwenaëlle Raynal speaks English, Spanish, Chinese and French.

She is a member of AIDA, Young AIDA, AJAR and AMRAE associations and is a member of the board of ALEA (Association pour l’Eloquence en Assurance).

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Loïc ROUZÉE • Lawyer

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BIOGRAPHY

Loïc Rouzée assists and represents French and foreign clients in litigation and pre-litigation cases, in particular on insurance and commercial law issues. He intervenes in various areas such as industrial risks, defective products and personal injury.

He graduated from the Master 2 Insurance Law of the University Panthéon-Assas (2016).

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2019, he joined Alexandra Cohen-Jonathan’s team at August Debouzy the same year, after having accomplished several internships  in courts and in the legal departments of French bancassurers.

Loïc Rouzée joined Tamaris Avocats in 2021 and participated in the creation of the firm.

He is a member of the AMRAE and AIDA associations.

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INTERNATIONAL NETWORK

Tamaris Avocats has established contacts with several law firms and experts abroad (notably in Belgium, Spain, Italy, China, Germany and the United States). The team relies on this international network in order to assist its clients across the borders and provide them with the best possible legal assistance.

The lawyers of Tamaris Avocats are also members of the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA).

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